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Northern Ireland
Heavy income hit with fixed price milk
Kieran Mailey
Farmers are incurring significant reductions in income on milk committed under fixed-price schemes during 2022.
22 June 2022 News
Jordan defends Ornua's actions on fixed milk price schemes
Ornua has offered to increase the contractual purchase price on 10% of the volumes supplied under FMPs but this is subject to conditions.
1 June 2022 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: Glanbia's milk scheme and Israeli beef
Forward selling at fixed prices in potentially volatile markets is a risky business.
Ornua support for fixed milk price schemes
Ornua is supporting fixed milk price schemes while May milk supply volumes fall again, continuing a downward trend in national milk volumes.
1 June 2022 News
Ornua member bonus lifts again in 2021
Ornua, the co-op that centralises export of product out of Ireland under the Kerrygold brand, has released annual results for 2021 and changed how it reports profits.
1 June 2022 News
More co-ops move on fixed milk price increases
With a gap of over 15c/litre between fixed milk prices and market prices a lot of the co-ops have made a move to increase the fixed milk price.
25 May 2022 News
Letter regarding issues with fixed milk price schemes
"My deepest sympathies are with the Glanbia suppliers in precarious situations with large volumes of milk committed to fixed milk price contracts." - Eoin Corrigan, Lakeland Dairies supplier.
25 May 2022 Letters
Letter expressing frustration regarding Glanbia's fixed price support scheme
The scheme title suggests it is a support scheme, but upon closer observation it is clear that it is far from such - Name and address with the editor.
25 May 2022 Letters
Aurivo increases fixed milk price payments
Aurivo has announced an increase to the payment rates in its fixed price milk schemes in NI.
25 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Fixed price dominates Glanbia AGM
Farmers with high proportions of milk at fixed prices spoke emotionally at the Glanbia AGM.
25 May 2022 News
Aurivo boosts fixed milk price
There is a gap of 15c/l between fixed milk price schemes and the open market.
24 May 2022 News
Arrabawn moves on fixed milk price
With close to one billion litres of milk in fixed milk price schemes and a gap of 15c/l between fixed and open market, some farmers are hurting badly on fixed milk price schemes.
22 May 2022 News