12 Apr 2016
EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 12 APRILBrussels Daily
Commission authorises the voluntary regulation of milk production to balance agricultural markets
The temporary authorisation of voluntary planning of milk production to farmers by the European Commission was published today in the Official Journal and will be fully operational as of tomorrow, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. New EU rules providing the opportunity for farmers to jointly plan milk production have now been finalised and published in the Official Journal today.
As announced by Commissioner Hogan in Marchin response to the difficult milk market situation, the Commission is open to allowing agreements between recognised Producer Organisations, their associations and recognised Interbranch Organisations to plan milk production for a temporary period of 6 months. More information available online