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Celebrate British Dairy

Celebrate British Dairy

This is why it's important to buy British dairy produce.

The British Dairy Industry - Frequently Asked Questions

The British Dairy Industry - Frequently Asked Questions

Our guide to the dairy industry looks at what hardworking British farmers do every day, the sector's value to the economy, its welfare credentials, strong environmental track record and the nutritional value of dairy products.

Young, vibrant and passionate about dairy

Young, vibrant and passionate about dairy

How an eye for talent, education and a spot of luck have seen three youngsters establish themselves in the dairy industry.

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Top three reasons to be proud of the British Countryside

Bags of sugar produced
in the UK in a year:

2.3
billion

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British cheese produced by our dairy farmers in one year:

443,000 tonnes

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Number of spines on
an adult hedgehog:

5,000 spines

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Celebrate British Dairy

Celebrate British Dairy

This is why it's important to buy British dairy produce.

British farmers: Proud to produce

British farmers: Proud to produce

Research commissioned by YouGov revealed that 83% of consumers want to buy British food and value and trust food produced in the UK. British farmers produce food to some of the highest environmental and animal welfare standards in the world.

Back British Farming Day 2017

Back British Farming Day 2017

Did you know that the food and farming industry is worth £109 billion and employs 3.8 million people? Back British Farming Day 2017 is on the horizon, and celebrates this success! There has never been a more important time to back British farming.

Why are dairy products important as part of a balanced diet?

Why are dairy products important as part of a balanced diet?

Ian Givens, professor of food chain nutrition at the University of Reading, tells Countryside about the important benefits of milk and dairy products, consumed as part of a balanced diet.

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What's in this month's issue

What's in this month's issue

Countryside magazine – our September edition


A rare breed: Exclusive interview with farmer and TV presenter Adam Henson


Experience the good life: Cerys Matthews on why her festival in the heart of wales is fun for all the family


The great labour conundrum: Jonathan Riley asks: who is going to pick our crops next year, if the season workforce goes elsewhere?


The unsung heroes of food production: The vital role that pollinators play in the countryside


I’ve got 350 combine harvesters: The Northumberland farmer with a rather unusual diversification


Purple reign: One grower’s mission to bring lavender back into fashion


Up the garden path: How walkways can transform your garden


Ring in the changes: Discover the historic foundry that’s still making traditional church bells


Cover story:

This month we are looking at power, from the manpower and machinery it takes to bring in the harvest each year, to power tools you can use around your home and garden. We feature three different farmers and go behind the scenes for their harvest, while Malcolm Bates tests a number of tools to comparing lithium-ion, diesel or petrol power.

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Great news for apricot fans as first British fruit of the year hits stores

Great news for apricot fans as first British fruit of the year hits stores

Apricot lovers are in for the sweetest of summers this year, after Tesco announced it expects a record amount of English-grown apricots in store.

Try our three juicy raspberry recipes

Try our three juicy raspberry recipes

Raspberries are both delicous and versatile, as seen in these mouth-watering recipes from British Summer Fruits. Make the best of British!

Eat it: A plum role

Eat it: A plum role

They have been around, it seems, forever, but are still popular in our fruit bowls and pies, writes Orla McIlduff

Don't miss out on our AMAZING OFFERS

Don't miss out on our AMAZING OFFERS

Countryside members can take advantage of some fantastic offers - take a look at our latest picks.

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