United Kingdom: Dairy farmers step up the pressure on supermarkets over cuts to milk prices

Guardian: It was a scene that seemed to belong more to the French countryside, where outbreaks of rural militancy are commonplace: at dusk last Thursday, 80 tractors and farm vehicles, accompanied by about 500 dairy farmers, gathered in protest around a milk processing plant in Somerset. The farmers blocked the depot for several hours, refusing to let milk in or out, only relenting as night turned to morning and the more traditional activities of the dairy farmer beckoned. The protest was replayed at two......

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