dairy cows in shed© Tim Scrivener
Adequate price increases are failing to reach the farmgate, despite soaring commodities prices and a significant drop in milk production driving the UK dairy recovery, according to NFU Scotland. NFUS representatives met the farming minister at Defra last week to highlight the growing distortion between rising market prices and what producers are paid by processors. The meeting follows key dairy price indicators, Actual Milk Price Equivalent (AMPE) and Milk for Cheese Value Equivalent (MCVE) rose 11% and 19% in August […]