Setting the record straight: Our dairy hub

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This dairy hub has been created as the ‘go to’ page for news and information to combat a number of recent negative issues in the media. We will be adding to this page to provide a 'toolkit' of content to respond to inaccuracies, as well as showing dairy members how we're getting the message across to the public.

Dealing with animal rights activists - advice for NFU members

Practical guidance: Dealing with animal rights activists and extremists

Project Calf: Guidance for NFU members updated 5 March 2019

NFU members: Log in to read guidance from the NFU's legal team on dealing with animal rights activists and extremists 

Our public campaigning

NEW: British public continue to love dairy: The British public still love eating and drinking dairy products according to the findings of a new surve

NEW: Lets look at the facts: Challenging media headlines and why we should Back British Dairy - the affordable, nutritious and delicious choice

NEW: Blog: Judy Buttriss, Director General of the British Nutrition Foundation, on making every calorie count

Blog: How dairy farmers care for their cows - the vet's view - 'Good animal health and welfare are in farmers' best interests,' writes former BVA President John Blackwell.

The British Dairy Industry - Frequently Asked Questions

Young, vibrant and passionate about dairy - read how three new entrants feel about British dairy

Social media and review sites guidance

If you have seen anything you're not happy with on social media or a review website such as Trip Advisor or you would like advice on how to secure your profile, then follow the links below:

Challenging coverage of the sector

Celebrating British dairy

Promoting Dairy: Letter to the media - The NFU has put together a stock letter for dairy farmers in support of the sector. Positive promotion of the industry is always a good thing and has become increasingly important in the face of sustained anti-dairy messaging.

Download and share the NFU's new infographics - a range of impactful images which set the record straight about how farmers protect the environment, care for their animals and provide nutritious food for the nation.

How you can back British dairy - From finding your nearest British dairy ice cream producer to seeing which retailers support British dairy farmers this page has the inside info.

Showcasing British #HappyCows on World Milk Day - The NFU and farmers across the country celebrate all that's great about milk and British dairy.

Championing British dairy - meet Abi Reader - Third generation farmer Abi Reader milks 180 head of cattle at the family farm in South Wales.

Video: Paul Tompkins on his #HappyCows


Social media tips and how to shoot video on your smartphone

Guide from the NFU communications team with top 5 tips for social posts and a printable cheat sheet for video

Blogs

Blog: Judy Buttriss, Director General of the British Nutrition Foundation, on making every calorie count

Blog: How dairy farmers care for their cows - the vet's view - 'Good animal health and welfare are in farmers' best interests,' writes former BVA President John Blackwell.

Blog: Royal Welsh and Nantwich Shows demonstrate British dairy at its best

Blog: Dairy farmers know what their cows need
NFU chief dairy adviser Sian Davies considers the diverse farming systems within the UK dairy industry. 'No-one knows their cows better than a dairy farmer,' she says.

Blog: Does size matter? The truth about British dairy farming
Rebecca Veale looks at dairy farm size and the link to animal health and welfare.

Blog: Dairy farmers and the environment
Rachel Hibberd says the industry's environmental achievements mustn't be ignored.


Last edited: 14:31 on March 05, 2019

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