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Articles Tagged ‘Tom Phelan’

EU price intervention to increase dairy market opportunities for farmers

 

The EU Agriculture Council’s decision to temporarily remove fixed-price intervention buying-in for skimmed milk powder (SMP) this year was described as intending to “stabilise dairy markets in 2018 and to avoid disruptions” by the  Bulgarian Council President, Rumen Porodzanov.

IFA calls for co-ops to hold the March milk price

 

The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) is calling on co-ops to continue to offer goodwill to farmers who have been impacted by fodder shortage this spring. Already stressed-out farmers will interpret any March milk price cut as a further kick in the teeth, said IFA National Dairy Committee, chairman Tom Phelan.