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Dairy farms under threat

The NFU says dairy farmers still aren't being paid enough money for their milk, despite protests last year.

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High running costs and low supermarket prices put dairy farmers under pressure

The NFU says dairy farmers still aren't being paid enough money for their milk, despite protests last year. The high cost of feed and shortage of straw are also thought to be having a knock on effect on farmers, as well as varying supermarket prices.

One farmer has told Calendar that only the really big farms and small family ones are making any money, and that many are desperately trying to cut costs.

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