Commenting on the 1.8 to 2c/l price cuts implemented by Lakeland, Glanbia and Kerry for March milk, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said COVID19 has impacted on every aspect of the global economy. “The dairy sector is no exception, and faces severe economic challenges. However, we believe dairy farmers are being asked to […]
IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said IFA had been contacted by numerous worried farmers, who have observed on social media the consequences of COVID19 in other countries, where the milk of some farmers is having to be disposed of.
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.