Tag: Milk Pricing

Agriculture, finance ministries sign deal with dairy farmers on pricing | Haaretz

Agriculture, finance ministries sign deal with dairy farmers on pricing | Haaretz

Agriculture representatives, the Finance Ministry and the Agriculture Ministry signed an agreement late Sunday night regarding the dairy industry for the coming years, after negotiations that lasted a year. The agreement’s goal is to prevent a rise in consumer dairy prices, despite the increase in raw milk prices over the past two years. Want to […]

New dairy regulation won’t be a milk price panacea | The Australian Dairyfarmer

New dairy regulation won’t be a milk price panacea | The Australian Dairyfarmer

Dairy farmers have been warned not to expect the industry’s proposed mandatory code of conduct to trigger any obvious lift in prices negotiated between milk processors and retailers. After months of volatile debate, peak farmer body Australian Dairy Farmers has told the federal government it will offer unified support for a mandatory code for processor-farmer […]

Local farmers talk milk pricing, labor with Richard Neal | Daily Hampshire Gazette

Local farmers talk milk pricing, labor with Richard Neal | Daily Hampshire Gazette

Congressman Richard Neal heard directly from farmers affected by federal policies as part of a tour Tuesday intended to help him understand the interests of those he represents. Neal and Daniel Smiarowski, Massachusetts district director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, stopped at Sunbrite Farm and Eden Pond Farm in Bernardston, as well as Outlook […]

5 price strategies for farmers | Farm and Dairy

5 price strategies for farmers | Farm and Dairy

A price strategy can help farmers attract new customers, increase sales volume, boost revenue and gain access to new markets. The following five strategies work well in direct sales channels such as farmers’ markets, farm stands, Community Supported Agriculture, retail, restaurant and institutions. 1Penetration pricing Penetration pricing attracts customers with a low price for a […]

Milk price index arrives | Gippsland Times

Milk price index arrives | Gippsland Times

DAIRY farmers will be better able to understand and interpret commodity market price signals following the launch of the new Milk Price Index. The index will provide independent and transparent market information to dairy farmers. The index will be supported by a one-year forecast of prices that will be updated quarterly, along with regular global, national and […]

First milk announces April price drop and ‘simplification’ of milk pools | Farmers Guardian

First milk announces April price drop and ‘simplification’ of milk pools | Farmers Guardian

“The strength of a co-op is in bringing members together to draw strength in a common cause,” he said. “First Milk Members in Scotland have suffered from lower prices on the whole, but this move is more important than regional sensitivity as it demonstrates a commitment by First Milk to a simpler and equitable pricing […]

Milk price cut a big blow to Limerick farmers | Limerick Leader

Milk price cut a big blow to Limerick farmers | Limerick Leader

THE County  Limerick chairman of ICMSA’s national dairy committee says the milk price cuts announced by Kerry and Glanbia raise “fundamental questions about the continued lack of price transparency and whether parts of the supply chain are benefiting from price volatility.” Gerald Quain, a dairy farmer in Colmanswell, said the decision of both Glanbia and Kerry Group to […]

‘Who benefits from volatility?’ – Processor price cuts lambasted | Agriland

‘Who benefits from volatility?’ – Processor price cuts lambasted | Agriland

Milk price cuts announced by Glanbia and Kerry raise fundamental questions about the continued lack of price transparency and whether parts of the supply chain are benefitting from price volatility, according to the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA). Commenting on the issue, Gerald Quain – the ICSMA’s dairy committee chairman – said: “The decision […]

‘Milk market resilience in 2018 continues’ | Agriland

‘Milk market resilience in 2018 continues’ | Agriland

The ongoing resilience being demonstrated in the milk market must force processors to rethink their milk pricing strategy as Irish farmers head towards peak production, according to the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA). Speaking on the topic, the organisation’s dairy committee chairperson Gerald Quain said that, while he recognised that dairy markets had weakened […]

What is Dairy Revenue Protection? | FB.org

What is Dairy Revenue Protection? | FB.org

Dairy Revenue Protection (Dairy-RP) is a concept plan of insurance, developed by the American Farm Bureau Federation, American Farm Bureau Insurance Services and other collaborators which would allow dairy farmers to purchase risk management protection against declines in quarterly revenue from milk sales, i.e. unexpected declines in milk prices, unexpected declines in milk production, or […]