New research to increase resilience of dairy production

Researchers from the Universities of Newcastle, Leeds and Liverpool will be working on a major new project, launched this month, that aims to make UK dairy production more sustainable and resilient. The £1.5M project is being funded by the Global Food Security’s ‘Resilience of the UK Food System Programme’ with support from the Research Councils (BBSRC, ESRC, NERC) and Scottish Government, led by Principal Investigator Professor Mark Reed. The researchers will be working with Nestle, Business in the Community, the Rivers Trusts, Innovation for Agriculture, 3Keel, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Catchment Senstive Farming, FirstMilk and other stakeholders in the dairy industry and Gover