Dairy farmers demand increase in milk prices

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 14:21 Published in News & Updates

Nepal - KATHMANDU, DEC 10 - The Central Dairy Cooperative on Tuesday asked the government to raise the procurement price of milk saying that a steep hike in fodder prices had increased their production cost. The cooperative, an umbrella organization of farmers, warned of launching various protest programmes..Read more 

Will the China FTA push up local milk prices?

Thursday, 04 December 2014 15:26 Published in News & Updates

Australia - China wants cheaper labour on Australian resource projects under the free trade agreement, not just scarce skills.There seems to be a disconnect between the mostly positive media commentary about the China free trade agreement and the doubts among the general population..Read more 

‘There is no predicting when and where milk prices will bottom out’

Sunday, 30 November 2014 17:06 Published in News & Updates

Ireland - Milk prices will fall over the coming months but there is no way of currently predicting when and where they will bottom out, according to the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. Speaking on his arrival at today’s ICMSA Annual Meeting, he said that milk prices have already fallen from 40c/L to 30c/L over the past number of months..Read more 

High Milk Production Won’t Find the Brakes

Sunday, 30 November 2014 16:12 Published in News & Updates

GLOBAL - Milk prices are unlikely to recover before the second half of 2015 as major exporters continue to crank out milk and the market waits on China. This is according to DairyCo analysts foreseeing no let-up in northern hemisphere production any time soon..Read more 

Rise in dairy price 'not if but when'

Monday, 24 November 2014 20:47 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - Fonterra chairman John Wilson was this morning promising relief to farmers shouldering the impact of a low payout forecast. Speaking at the Rural Seminar Update in Hamilton to a packed out audience, Wilson said the question to ask about the dairy price rising was "not if but when"..Read more