Dairy cows in a shed eating silage© Tim Scrivener
Speculation is growing that EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan will raise the issue of volatility-proofed loans for European dairy farmers at Monday’s EU Farm Council meeting in Brussels. Although it is not on the formal agenda, the NFU said it believed the commissioner would raise the issue, which is currently being scrutinised by the European Investment Bank (EIB). Speaking in Ireland last week, the EU commissioner said the opportunity and importance to make progress on the loan arrangements had been […]
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