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.
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.
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.
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
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.