Last Chance for Welsh Dairy Farmers

Last Chance for Welsh Dairy Farmers

Dairy farmers in Wales have until this Friday to apply for an aid scheme worth £1,800. The EU Conditional Aid Scheme is only open to dairy farmers in Wales and, specifically, those that were in milk production with a supply contract on 1 January 2016. To qualify...
Better times ahead for Dairy Farmers?

Better times ahead for Dairy Farmers?

More good news for dairy farmers, as both First Milk and Arla have raised the milk price for their farmers. Arla have raised their milk price for its 2,700 British farmers by 1.6p per litre, while First Milk have raised theirs by 2p per litre – the largest increase...
2016 Set To Continue Dairy Farmers Slump

2016 Set To Continue Dairy Farmers Slump

Milk prices look set to continue to slump throughout 2016 and are predicted to trend upwards in early 2017. The EU Commissions recent analysis is warning dairy farmers of further price reductions. However, it is not clear what, if any support will be put in place for...
Britains Dairy Farmers Continue To Be Squeezed

Britains Dairy Farmers Continue To Be Squeezed

Britain’s dairy farmers are facing another troubled year based on projected figures. The average takings of UK dairy farms are expected to be down by as much as 45%, as the plummeting price of wholesale milk continues to fall. Official statistics have projected the...
Pressure On Dairy Farmers Continues To Grow

Pressure On Dairy Farmers Continues To Grow

In the wake of the recent flooding, farmers in Britain have been dealt yet another blow. 2016 hasn’t started well for farmers as First Milk announce further cuts for a number of balancing and creamery pools, just a month after its previous change. Interim chairman...