During their visit to Brussels, Burkinabe milk producers appealed to the EU to use crisis instruments to bring milk overproduction under control
Clear sign from European milk producers in favour of production cuts
As from 1 October 2016, FrieslandCampina will pay its member dairy farmers 10 euro cents per not produced kilo of milk for a period of six months. This measure comes on top of the recently announced European incentive for reducing the milk production. With this measure FrieslandCampina aims at a reduction of a total of 150...
Expert meeting & discussion
The National Association of Danish Dairy Farmers (LDM) welcomes the fact that the EU has adopted a reduction scheme for milk production in the EU. Unfortunately, only a part of the total package has been earmarked for volume reduction. Read more
EU measures for voluntary production cuts in place
The president of the Canadian NFU has written to the EU's agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan: Jan Slomp encourages Hogan to adopt a Canadian-style supply management system in order to end the European dairy crisis. Letter on dairy crisis sent to Commissioner Hogan (July 22)