The objective of having a regional, independent, and sustainable agriculture cannot be reached with the current EU policy. Reforms are urgently needed!
Long-term cost coverage as a basic prerequisite for stable production
Invitation to EMB press conference on January 19 at International Green Week in Berlin
Another eventful year is drawing to a close. Together with the European Milk Board, dairy farmers across Europe have engaged in countless activities, defending the interests of dairy producers, drawing attention to our political demands and presenting our proposals for sustainable farming conditions.
(Brussels, 20 December 2022) The European Milk Board (EMB) will now be headed by its new Chair, Danish milk producer Kjartan Poulsen. At the EMB’s last General Assembly, German BDM representative Elmar Hannen was also elected Deputy Chair. The previous Board members Boris Gondouin from APLI France, Belgian MIG representative Guy…
(Brussels, 15 November 2022) According to the latest production cost and producer price calculations in the organic sector, producers in Germany received an average 52.31 cents/kg of organic milk in the accounting year 2021/22. However, the production costs, including a fair remuneration for farmers, amounted to 66.97 cents/kg.…
The EU must take measures to stabilise its producer structure
EMB demands measures for affected sectors
Farm work is not “just” farm work. It is called the primary sector for a reason because without it, other economic activities would not be possible. Without farmers, there are no farms, and without farms, there is no food. Politicians seem to have forgotten where their meals come from. They have come to take for granted…
Since COVID-19 barged into our lives two years ago, we have witnessed many phenomena that have led to positive evolutions in milk prices on our farms, even though, unfortunately, a cost shortfall continues to be a reality in most countries in the EU, especially in France! Production costs have sky-rocketed in all sectors.