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10.07.2012

Dairy farmers demonstrate in Brussels: Milk overflow causing prices to plummet!

 

Overproduction on the European milk markets is leading to a dramatic fall in milk prices, and is likely to directly precipitate the next milk crisis. Hundreds of dairy farmers attached to the European Milk Board have come to Brussels today to demonstrate in front of the European Parliament building.

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19.10.2014

Situation on European milk market is getting worse

Milk prices are starting to decrease in all European countries. Too much milk on the markets in relation to the demand is causing these significant price decreases.

 

See here a video report about the current milk prices in diverse European countries.

 

In Italy the milk price was  at a level of 41 and 42...

Category: Ireland / Scotland / Wales 09.10.2014

UK farmers blockade

Last night, up to 70 tractors blocked two entrances to the Morrisons distribution centre near Bridgwater in Somerset. Hundreds of farmers blockaded the Muller Wiseman plant in Market Drayton, Shropshire on Monday.

Farmers for Action are protesting over a drop in the price they get for milk. Some farmers now say they face...

Category: Ireland / Scotland / Wales 01.10.2014

Cutbacks of farmgate milk prices in Great Britain

Protests continue in the UK due to the on-going cutbacks of farmgate milk prices paid by the major dairy processors.

Arla is cutting its farm gate price by 1.67 ppl. Dairy Crest is following with a reduction of 1.3 ppl. Müller is dropping its standard farmgate milk price by 1.9 ppl to 27.1 ppl. The reductions come into force...

Category: Press 01.10.2014

EU Agricultural Policy: NGOs call for dialogue on production and prices

New Commissioner must put responsible milk policy into practice

16.09.2014

Press release: A new Commissioner for Agriculture must not change course

Even though Ciolos is stepping down as Commissioner for Agriculture at the end of the year, the new Commissioner must continue the policy of stabilising the milk market

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