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Introduction The ambitious Government manifestos of Food Harvest 2020, followed by Food Wise 2025, set out targets for the growth of Irish milk production and export value at the end of the EU milk quota regime, to respond to a fast-growing global demand for sustainably produced dairy products.  Irish dairy farmers, and the co-operative processing […]

IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said in holding the base milk price and increasing by 0.5c/l the co-op milk price support, Glanbia had yesterday taken the first positive step to improve pay-out for their suppliers.

IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan today (Fri) welcomed the move by the Lakeland Dairies Board to hold their September milk price at 30c/l incl VAT.

  IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan today (Wed) said the small increase in the September Ornua PPI to 103.8 points (30.9c/l incl VAT), was clear validation of IFA’s case that co-ops must stop the slide on milk prices, and start thinking about ways to improve farmer pay-outs over the coming months.

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