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FMP Milk Quality Awards 2018

FMP presented awards to the top five producers of excellent quality liquid milk, at the FMP December Central Executive meeting, held in the Irish Farm Centre on Wednesday 5th December.

KERRY MOVE ON MILK PRICE SHOWS THERE IS SCOPE FOR HIGHER RETURNS TO FARMERS

  IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan today (Fri) said the move by Kerry Co-Op to increase the price for July recognises that there is scope for processors to lift their prices.

FMP WELCOMES RETAILER MOVES TO SUPPORT IRISH LIQUID MILK HIT BY DROUGHT CRISIS

IFA President, Joe Healy, has acknowledged the move by retailer Iceland, to support Irish liquid milk farmers, who are experiencing extreme financial pressure as a result of the extended drought this summer.

LAKELAND DECISION ON JUNE MILK PRICE DISAPPOINTING

IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said farmers were disappointed that Lakeland had missed the opportunity to increase their June milk price at a time when this was justified, and their suppliers needed it badly.

Dairy Market Blog

April output back in many countries The graph right shows output to March 2018 for the main milk production regions.  With the exception of New Zealand which registers a decrease in production for March, it is a case for most regions of far more modest growth. In April, however, some important producing countries, especially around [...]

TIME FOR CO-OPS TO CHANGE THE TONE ON MILK PRICE – PHELAN

As Fonterra lifts their 2017/18 milk price, EU and international commodity prices firm up and intervention powder sells out at last, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan today (Wed) said it was time for co-ops to change the tone on 2018 milk prices and start leveraging improved returns for the benefit of farmers.

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