The IFA Liquid Milk Handbook discusses the costs and complexities of liquid milk production, and the specific challenges that post-quota expansion brings for liquid milk producers. It includes an overview of the Irish liquid milk market and a round-up of precedents for regulated liquid milk markets.
Presentations from the Launch
Teddy Cashman, IFA Liquid Milk Chairman discussed what is needed to secure fresh milk supplies in the post-quota era to meet consumer demand.
Dr Joe Patton, Liquid Milk Specialist with Teagasc gave a presentation on the economics of liquid milk production, including analysis of the increased costs and labour associated with year-round liquid milk production.