Dairy farmers get less for milk

Milk producers have imposed another price cut on what they pay farmers for a litre of milk.

Milk price cut for farmers

Dairy cows Credit: ITV Border

Local farmers have warned of tough times ahead after several major suppliers cut the price of milk by around 2 pence per litre.

NFU representatives in Cumbria have called for farmers to get a fair deal, and are hopeful that new government legislation might give them more control over the price of milk.