Farmers lost more than a 1p per litre of milk last year

One of the most important dates in the dairy farmer's calendar took place today - the dairy show at Shepton Mallet.

It comes as a new report reveals that the region's farmers lost more than a penny on every litre of milk produced last year.

Last month, Farmers for Action held a protest over prices at a distribution depot near Bridgwater.

And today members say they may be forced to stage further blockades in the run-up to Christmas.

Our Somerset Correspondent David Woodland has more....