Milk Price

Arrabawn results shows a 60% increase in operating profits

Arrabawn results shows a 60% increase in operating profits

Arrabawn’s 2014 results show that the company processed 310 million litres of milk in 2014, an 8% increase from 2013. The...

March 5, 2015

FrieslandCampina cites ‘market stabilisation’ as it ups milk price

FrieslandCampina cites ‘market stabilisation’ as it ups milk price

FrieslandCampina has increased its milk price for February citing a stabilisation in global milk supplies. The FrieslandCampina guaranteed price for...

February 6, 2015

UK milk processor introduces milk ‘price floor’ at 23p/L

UK milk processor introduces milk ‘price floor’ at 23p/L

UK milk processor Dairy Crest has taken action to stabilise prices for farmers. Dairy Crest has announced that following a...

February 2, 2015

Glanbia announces key supports for farmers in 2015

Glanbia announces key supports for farmers in 2015

The Board of Glanbia Co-operative Society is proposing a number of enhancements to its proposed fund to support members and...

January 15, 2015

UK dairy farmers milk production set to break 20-year high

UK dairy farmers milk production set to break 20-year high

UK dairy farmers are on course to produce the most milk collectively in 20 years, according to DairyCo. It says...

January 8, 2015

International Milk Prices – Year in Review

International Milk Prices – Year in Review

Major international dairy co-operatives, Arla, FrieslandCampina and Fonterra announced milk price reductions in December. Arla’s price fell 1.9 cents to...

December 31, 2014

UK milk processor slashes January price by €2.50c/kg

UK milk processor slashes January price by €2.50c/kg

The UK’s largest dairy company Arla, has slashed its January milk price by €2.5c/kg The company says the combined impact...

December 23, 2014

Milk Quota Abolition – 100 Days to go!

Milk Quota Abolition – 100 Days to go!

Today marks 100 days until milk quota abolition in Europe. It’s hard to believe that this restrictive market control regime...

December 21, 2014

New sharemilkers set to be hit hardest by Fonterra milk price cut

New sharemilkers set to be hit hardest by Fonterra milk price cut

This weeks cut in Fonterra’s milk price payout was to be expected, but it is further bad news, especially for...

December 11, 2014

Fonterra revises its 2014/’15 forecast milk price down $NZ 60c/kg

Fonterra revises its 2014/’15 forecast milk price down $NZ 60c/kg

Fonterra has reduced its forecast farmgate milk price for the 2014/’15 season from $5.30/kg MS to $4.70/kg MS (€37c/kg) When...

December 10, 2014

All eyes on Fonterra’s milk price review

All eyes on Fonterra’s milk price review

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is set to review its farmgate milk price forecast tomorrow (Tuesday), amid poor market sentiment...

December 8, 2014

Positive outlook for dairy farming in Europe, new report says

Positive outlook for dairy farming in Europe, new report says

The medium-term outlook for dairy farming in Europe is good, according to a new report by the European Commission. The...

December 8, 2014

Major milk price drop announced for December 

Major milk price drop announced for December 

FrieslandCampina has announced a significant drop in its farmgate milk price for December. When calculated for Irish milk constituents, the...

December 1, 2014

Fonterra milk price review expected as New Zealand processors cut forecasts

Fonterra milk price review expected as New Zealand processors cut forecasts

Fonterra is currently holding its 2014-15 forecast milk price at $5.30/kgMS (kilos of milk solids), despite the recent fall in...

December 1, 2014

President says benefits of milk quota abolition must be shared by all

President says benefits of milk quota abolition must be shared by all

The upcoming abolition of milk quota must see benefits that are shared by many, and not just divided among the biggest,...

December 1, 2014

UK processor cuts December milk price to 24p/L

UK processor cuts December milk price to 24p/L

With effect from December 1, 2014, First Milk will reduce the price for its liquid pool by 1.4p/L and for...

November 4, 2014

Milk price cuts wipe over €1 billion off UK dairy incomes

Milk price cuts wipe over €1 billion off UK dairy incomes

Recent milk price cuts have wiped an estimated €1 billion (£800 million) from the annual income of UK dairy farmers...

November 1, 2014

Ballyhaise 120-cow herd expects 2014 milk sales of €230,000

Ballyhaise 120-cow herd expects 2014 milk sales of €230,000

Ballyhaise Agricultural College projects its 2014 milk sales to total €230,000 according to a recent farm update. The Ballyhaise dairy...

October 24, 2014