What is life like for the farmers who produce
Do farmers really have to get up at the crack of dawn?
More importantly, are they making a living?
Take a closer look at the lives of two dairy farmers and
their families in different countries.
Click on the photos to find out more.
Mary Malcolm is a dairy farmer
in Jamaica. She and her husband have a small herd of
dairy cows. They used to make a good living from milk,
milk powder, imported from Europe, has recently been
threatening their livelihood.
John Lougher is a dairy farmer
in Wales. He has a herd of about 80 pedigree cows on his
farm near Bridgend.
People say that dairy farmers in the European
Union have an easy time because their livelihood
is protected by subsidies
and quotas. Is