dairy

Dairy farms suffer in US shale gas fracking boom

Dimiter Kenarov
| 28th January 2013
The dash for unconventional gas may have brought financial benefits to some, but for struggling dairy farmers in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, the arrival of drilling wells could be the final nail in the coffin. Dimiter Kenarov reports

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The shocking cost of US 'mega-dairies'

Jim Wickens
| 21st September 2010
With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business...

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The shocking cost of US 'mega-dairies'

Jim Wickens
| 21st September 2010
With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business...

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Undercover investigation:The shocking cost of US 'mega-dairies'

Jim Wickens
| 21st September 2010
With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business...

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'Super-dairy' may only meet 'minimum' welfare standards

Andrew Wasley
| 21st September 2010
Advocates of Britain's biggest dairy farm, at Nocton, have sold the concept on the basis of its outstanding animal welfare and environmental credentials. But new evidence suggests this may not be possible without public funding. Andrew Wasley reports

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A question of meat

Audio: how much meat and dairy is sustainable?

Louise Parry
| 11th December 2009
A new report by the Sustainable Development Commission warns that, for the good of our health and the environment, we must reduce our meat and dairy consumption. By how much, asks Louise Parry, in this exclusive audio report

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