COOKIES ON Anglo Celt

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We also use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the Anglo Celt website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time by amending your browser settings.

ACCEPT

Lakeland Dairies holds milk price for August milk supplies

Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 3:45pm

Lakeland Dairies holds milk price for August milk supplies

Princess Anne opening Lakeland Dairies new facility in Newtownards with Alo Duffy and Michael Hanley.jpg

Lakeland Dairies has held its base milk price at 32.78 cents per litre including VAT for August milk supplies.

While milk powder prices have improved, butter prices have weakened significantly in the past month.

Recognising the difficult conditions experienced by dairy farmers as a result of the extended period of very dry weather during the Summer, last month Lakeland introduced a €20 per tonne discount on every tonne of fertiliser bought by milk suppliers and shareholders, effective from August 1.

This €20 per tonne discount  will  continue to apply until the end of the fertiliser spread season. The co-operative has reported strong take-up of the measure where dairy farmers are taking the opportunity to grow more grass during the current reasonable weather conditions.

Lakeland is also surveying dairy farmers to identify fodder stocks and requirements and to assist with overall planning for Winter fodder supplies.

Lakeland Dairies said that it will continue to pay the highest possible milk price in line with market conditions.

Post a Comment

blog comments powered by Disqus

SHARE