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Dairy farmers' pay delayed amid First Milk crisis

More than 1,000 British farmers face delays in payments for milk because of a financial crisis at a British dairy.

First Milk, a farmer-owned cooperative, is asking its members to accept a delayed payment because of cash-flow problems.

Farmers' leaders say this is unacceptable and warn that many dairy farmers are leaving the industry.

Victoria Fritz reports.

  • 12 Jan 2015
  • From the section UK
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