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19.04.2022

Milk price in Germany above 40 cents for the first time – but cost shortfall remains

(Brussels, 19 April) According to the quarterly figures published by the Farm Economics and Rural Studies Office (BAL) – current figures of January 2022 –, production costs amount to 45.88 c/kg, whereas the farm-gate milk price was only 41.64 c/kg in the same period. Producers in Germany thus lack 4.24 c/kg to cover their costs.…

30.03.2022

Newsletter March/April 2022 online!

As the COVID pandemic wanes – for now –, dairy producers face new and familiar challenges, but they also work hard, both at the political and sectoral level, to pave the way for much needed improvements of their situation. Read more.

21.03.2022

EU farmers warn the European Union: This is what is needed for stable food sovereignty in the EU!

(Brussels, 21 March 2022) The events of the last weeks have shocked people around the world. In addition to the aggression by the Russian President against a sovereign country and its people, the war in Ukraine has also laid bare the risks that come with dependence in the energy and food sectors. Everyone is talking about a…

17.03.2022

"A dramatic collapse"

Study reveals the development in margins for EU milk producers over the last 30 years

04.03.2022

Farmers stand with all those suffering from the war in Ukraine

(Brussels, 4 March 2022) The European Milk Board calls for an immediate end to the war in Ukraine. We strongly condemn the attack against the territorial sovereignty and people of Ukraine. Farmers stand with all those, in all countries, who are suffering from this war.
 
We urge dairies in the EU to stop their exports to Russia…

01.03.2022

A milk price of 50 cents/l - indispensable to ensure that farmers are remunerated for their work

(Paris, 1 March 2022) As the trading negotiations between suppliers and their clients come to a close today, the outcome is not in line with farmers’ expectations. The announced prices are well below the production costs borne by farmers; the EGALim law has proven to be ineffective yet again! The dairy industry and distributors,…

23.02.2022
07.02.2022

Newsletter January/February 2022 online!

I would like to start by wishing you all a Healthy and Happy 2022. For the Danish dairy farmers, this year will be interesting in many respects. First, there are the unpredictable ways of the coronavirus and how it affects our daily lives, and our economy as a whole. Second, our government has proposed six eco-schemes under the…

18.01.2022

Germany: 19% of production costs not covered by milk price

(Brussels, 18 January 2022) According to the quarterly figures published by the Farm Economics and Rural Studies Office (BAL) – current figures of October 2021 –, production costs amount to 46.13 c/kg, whereas the farm-gate milk price was only 37.45 c/kg in the same period. Producers in Germany thus lack 8.68 c/kg to cover…