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Information on milk prices and the milk markets from the Irish Farmers Journal

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute news on milk prices in Ireland and also on the global dairy market.
The GDT recorded its first decline in over six auctions, while, in the US, milk production continues to expand.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
We may just be a fraction of the global milk pool, but Irish milk production for the first quarter of the year has increased significantly on 2016 figures.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
Sentiment in dairy futures markets indicates another potential increase at this week’s GDT auction in New Zealand.
By Lorcan Allen on 19 June 2017
Dutch and French milk collections fall in May
The volume of milk collected in the Netherlands fell by 0.65% in May this year, compared with the same month last year. Early surveys show a similar trend in France.
By Odile Evans on 20 June 2017
US gets more access to Chinese dairy market
The US and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday that should markedly increase access to the Chinese market for US dairy products.
By William Conlon on 16 June 2017
Intervention measure unused for the third week in a row
This is the third week running where public intervention has not been used for Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP).
By Odile Evans on 16 June 2017
Sterling weakness has seen cheddar exports to the UK decline for consecutive quarters over the last 18 months.
By Lorcan Allen on 16 June 2017
Full transparency for Irish milk prices would mean full visibility on monthly market prices achieved for Irish dairy products.
By Justin McCarthy on 15 June 2017
The number of cows slaughtered in the Netherlands reached over 64,000 head in March, which is the highest monthly kill in over 15 years.
By Lorcan Allen on 12 June 2017
Butter markets are on the verge of overheating, as very tight stocks lead to huge jumps in price.
By Lorcan Allen on 08 June 2017
It is heartening to hear the EU will not be releasing skim already in stock out on the market during peak European production.
By Justin McCarthy on 08 June 2017
Milk prices: PPI index increases for first time this year
Ornua's purchase price index (PPI) rose by 1.8% in May, resuming the growth trend stalled since the start of this year.
By Thomas Hubert on 07 June 2017
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