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Policy guide: Milk prices

I report on what the political parties are promising in their manifestos for the dairy industry and milk price slump.

Over the last decade the milk market has been a volatile one, with protests and ‘milk spraying’ across Europe. 241 more words

Practical Journalism

The future of the dairy sector in Wales

10 April 2015

Article by Katy Orford, National Assembly for Wales Research Service

Welsh dairy plays an important role in the UK-wide dairy industry. Wales produced… 854 more words

Environment

Dairy farmers are hurting, but Govt stuck on immigration treadmill

I think most people are aware that milk prices have dropped substantially and Dairy farmers are expecting their incomes for this season to more than halve. 343 more words

NZ Politics

Dropping milk prices good news? Not for Minnesota's dairy farmers

Things haven’t been easy for Minnesota’s farmers recently, with a disappointing 2014 corn harvest and, now, dropping milk prices.

Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture… 204 more words

News

Cow vs Price of Milk

When milk prices drop shouldn’t the price of what’s producing it?

Simple economics tells us that when we have a surplus, prices can drop, and when we have a demand greater than the supply the product becomes more valuable and increases. 423 more words

Five Yorkshire Farms Doing Great Things With Milk

There’s no escaping the fact the dairy industry has been rocked by the price crisis through 2014 – 2015. Retailers and consumers are repeatedly paying farmers less than the cost of production for the milk they supply. 348 more words

Gareth Barlow

Each foot of coastline contains five bags of plastic, say scientists

By Sarah Knapton, Science Editor in San Jose

More plastic is now dumped in oceans and seas annually than was produced globally each year in the 1960s, new figures show. 345 more words

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