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Positive signs of a dairy market recovery are growing, offering producers hope that an end to the worst crisis for 30 years could be drawing nearer. July and August saw a host of milk processors, including Dairy Crest, First Milk, Freshways, Arla and eventually Muller tentatively raise the price they pay for milk. Despite the rises being small – averaging around 1p/litre for standard non-aligned contracts, they reversed the trend of consecutive months of falling farmgate prices where some farmers […]