TEN HOUSEHOLD FOOD SPENDING TRENDS FOR 2021

TEN HOUSEHOLD FOOD SPENDING TRENDS FOR 2021

Food retailing trends are highly relevant to maize growers, over 90% of whom are milk producers, because changes in consumer buying habits of dairy products will influence the terms of the contracts on which they sell their milk. For this latest blog, Farm Zone,...
GEORGE BARHAM AND THE EXPRESS COUNTRY MILK COMPANY

GEORGE BARHAM AND THE EXPRESS COUNTRY MILK COMPANY

In this second part of Farm Zone’s ‘pioneers in agriculture’ series, we look at the life of George Barham – founder of Express Dairies Express Dairies was, in its day, one of the biggest names in the business. Back when milk floats did the rounds, its distinctive blue...
FARMING THROUGH CORONA-CRISIS

FARMING THROUGH CORONA-CRISIS

The coronavirus crisis raises many questions for farming and the wider agricultural community. For the immediate future, many farmers are worried. Can they keep working? Can they hire the labour that will be needed for rapidly approaching harvests? Are we going to be...