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01.06.2011

Austria: activities on World Milk Day

On the occasion of the World Milk Day on June 1st several acitivites and events were organised in Austria to highlight the importance of high-quality milk and fair prices.

You can find more information in the German News section.


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29.06.2017

Better into butter?

The dairy market is currently seeing a surprising development: Since the beginning of the year, farm-gate prices paid to dairy farmers have stagnated or are showing only very modest increases, and milk protein is difficult to sell, among other reasons because of the 350,000 tons of milk powder the EU put into storage during the...

14.06.2017

European Fair Milk Conference puts innovative projects by milk producers in the spotlight

The Golden Faironika was awarded to a number of winners – in the “Policymaker” category, this year’s winners were former French Agriculture Minister Stéphane Le Foll and Lower Saxony’s Agriculture Minister Christian Meyer

06.06.2017

Newsletter June online!

The Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) is to be reformed by 2020 to be better adjusted to society’s wishes. Since the topic is very important for farmers, I attend the meetings of the Civil Dialogue Group on the Common Agriculture Policy on behalf of EMB. Read more

23.05.2017

4th European Fair Milk Conference in Germany

Invitation to the conference on 14 June 2017 in Würzburg, Bavaria

15.05.2017

335 euros as honest price threshold for intervention milk powder

(Brussels, 15/05/17) There was too much milk powder in the past and still the milk market cannot cope with it: there are currently some 350,000 tons of skimmed milk powder stored in intervention, and in view of the tense situation in the EU milk market that volume lies as heavy as lead in the stomach. Although at present raw...

10.05.2017

Newsletter May online!

Butter is expensive and milk powder is cheap. On this basis, dairies pay low settlement prices that have remained practically unchanged. The price difference between protein and fat is abnormally high and  the large EU intervention stock is immediately blamed for the low powder price. Is this correct? Read more

09.05.2017

EU Parliament Agricultural Committee votes in favour of volume reduction programme

Brussels, 09.05.2017: The first step towards the creation of a legal framework for a permanent crisis instrument in the Common Market Organisation has been taken. Last week, the European Parliament's Committee on Agriculture voted on the so-called "Omnibus proposal", thereby officially expressing their support for an...