Fresh Milk Producers represents and negotiates on behalf of more than 1,000 liquid milk suppliers contracted to Glanbia

ETHOS OF CO-OPS SHOULD MAXIMISE MARCH MILK PRICES

IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan has called on co-op board members, who will be deciding this week and next on milk prices for March, to do everything they can to hold them at February levels.

IFA ACKNOWLEDGES TESCO MOVE, BUT IT SHOULD APPLY TO TESCO UK AND ALL FOOD LINES

IFA President Tim Cullinan has acknowledged the move by Tesco to pay its processor suppliers the same price for beef for the next three months.   He said that in his discussions with Tesco prior to them making this announcement he has stressed the need for Tesco in the UK to give a similar commitment.

CO-OPERATION AND CONTINGENCY PLANNING WILL SEE CO-OPS HANDLE ALL MILK PRODUCED

IFA President Tim Cullinan said he had full confidence in our dairy co-ops to continue processing all milk during the COVID-19 crisis.

DAIRY BREEDING GUIDELINES IN KEEPING WITH IFA POLICY ON MANAGING DAIRY CALVES

Commenting on the new dairy herd breeding guidelines being sent to farmers by the Department of Agriculture and ICBF this week, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said they were in keeping with the IFA policy on Managing Dairy Calves published last Autumn.

Dairy Market Blog

Coronavirus and Irish dairy Covid-19 (the illness caused by the new Coronavirus) now permeates every aspect of our social, professional, cultural, sporting lives…  Is it any wonder, then, that it is also a major preoccupation for the dairy (and all other food) sectors? In this blog, we try to examine objectively, without hysteria, and bearing [...]

DAIRY MARKET REPORT 3rd FEBRUARY

Dairy market blog – 3rd February 2020 Global milk supplies have been growing by less than 0.5% for most of 2019, and according to Rabobank’s Q4 Dairy Report, this trend will likely continue with growth of less than 1% through 2020 and possibly into 2021. Ornua concludes that 2019 global milk supplies will likely be […]

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