It’s time for change to save our dairy farmers

It’s time for change to save our dairy farmers
 

0 Have your say I mentioned last week how the price of sugar beet doesn’t seem to have increased much over the last 40 odd years. Spare a thought for the dairy men, who are losing money on every litre they produce. Even by spending a fortune to become super efficient, my understanding is that costs at least 25p per litre to produce.
One of the milk marketing Co-ops made a big song and dance recently about how they had increased the price paid to farmers to 20.1p per litre! They were almost bragging about it.
A farmer tackled them about their practice and they were quick to confirm that they... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 27
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