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IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan today (Monday) said the milk price increases of 1 and 1.48c/l respectively implemented by Lakeland and Glanbia meant farmers would receive at least 30c/l for their June supplies (30c/l and 30.1c/l incl VAT respectively). This increase, he said, was the minimum farmers needed for their June milk in what […]

IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said the whopping 8.3% increase in today’s GDT auction result is the clearest indicator yet than markets are recovering as global markets reopen and food services demand recovers post lockdown.

Speaking after a meeting of the National Dairy Management Committee on Friday last, IFA President Tim Cullinan said reports that Ornua were reviewing aspects of the Purchasing Price Index (PPI) had left farmers very concerned.

Responding to the dairy results in the 2019 National Farm Survey (NFS), IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said the results, which suggested a modest dairy farm family income increase, were less positive than one might think, and needed to be examined closely.

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