How milk rounds saved Kent farm award finalist


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Dairy farmers have had a tough time of it in recent years, prices have been squeezed, Brexit hasn't helped and Covid-19 saw milk being poured down the drain as supplies.Plurenden Manor Farm in High Halden, Ashford has been busier than ever, despite a worrying prospect of shutting when lockdown was put in place.

The company which they send their milk to supplies cafe's, restaurants and airlines - businesses which shut overnight.

Plurenden Manor Farm Credit:

As panic buying set in and people were told to stay at home their milk delivery business took off and the cows came into action.

Katherine Hamilton is one of three generations who work on the farm Credit:

Three generations live and work on the farm and their achievements have been recognised by the British Farming Awards.

The Hamilton Family are finalists in the 'Family Farming Business of the Year' category.

The winner of the awards will be announced in October, this family will have plenty to be getting on with in the meantime.