European Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan says he won’t sell any of the EU’s giant stocks of skimmed milk powder in intervention until the ‘price is right’. By Ciaran Moran.
Milk production in the US in February increased by 2.3% compared to the same month in 2016, latest figures show. By Conor Finnerty.
The European Commission is telling the world that its milk reduction scheme has worked, so why not get Brussels to make permanent provision for such a support platform for the dairy industry – courtesy of the upcoming CAP review? By Richard Halleron
Irish beef and dairy exports could face tariffs of up to 60pc and 50pc respectively in the event of a hard Brexit, according to a study. By Ciaran Moran
Glanbia’s MilkFlex fund is to be extended until the end of December 2017. By Ciaran Moran
It is essential that co-ops would at all times put Global Dairy Trade results, both positive and negative, in proper perspective, including when they decide on February milk prices, IFA Dairy Chairman, Sean O’Leary has said. By Amy Forde
The company that markets Kerrygold, Ornua Foods North America, says it has been working with regulators so it can sell its butter in Wisconsin.
Last week, the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed that Irish milk production was down 4.6% on January 2016. By Amy Forde.
In spite of two years of economic instability and uncertainty fuelled by fluctuating prices, the New Zealand dairy industry remains a significant player to the country’s economy.
Dairy farmers need to feed their bull calves well prior to sale, to improve their chances of being exported out of the country, Seamus Scallan of the Wicklow Calf Company has said. By Seán Cummins.