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: NFU guidance for members

NFU members: Log in to read guidance from the NFU's legal team on this issue


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.

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: 15:56 on January 31, 2019

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