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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 large milk producing countries in Europe are ramping up supply again. Patrick Donohoe looks at the figures.
By Patrick Donohoe on 19 October 2017
Prices slip at GDT auction
Prices for all the main trading commodities fell at this week’s Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction in New Zealand.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 October 2017
Glanbia holds milk price
Glanbia Ireland is the first major processor to set its September milk price.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 October 2017
Improved ranking is reflected in a fresh rise in Ornua's PPI index of dairy commodity prices.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 October 2017
Irish processors are having a good year, how do we rate now compared with global price?
By Jack Kennedy on 12 October 2017
Intervention closes for 2017 with over 30,000t of additional SMP added to existing EU stocks.
By Lorcan Allen on 13 October 2017
SMP stocks must be sold – Hogan
European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan said the EU cannot continue to hold the vast volume of skim milk powder (SMP) in storage.
By Patrick Donohoe on 11 October 2017
Glanbia sets the pace for August but Aurivo also lifts price significantly, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 05 October 2017
The benchmark dairy index declined 2.4% as weakness in powder prices dragged the GDT lower.
By Lorcan Allen on 06 October 2017
GDT posts biggest decline since March
The benchmark dairy index declined by 2.4% as weakness in powder prices dragged the GDT lower
By Lorcan Allen on 03 October 2017
Is the European dairy market reaching 'tipping point'?
The latest report from the European Milk Market Observatory (MMO) highlights growing supply and price risks for butter and skimmed milk powder (SMP).
By Thomas Hubert on 28 September 2017
With monthly milk prices hitting 30p/litre during August, there have been further increases in the 12 month rolling average price.
By Kieran Mailey on 28 September 2017
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