TITLE

NFU wants fresh debate on future dairy contracts

AUTHOR(S)
Ashbridge, Ian
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/26/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 17, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the action taken by the National Farmers' Union (NFU) in Great Britain to change the way dairy contracts are drafted. NFU dairy leaders have had a series of meetings with farmers in the south west to discuss the drafting of the contract. NFU dairy board chairman Gwyn Jones said that although the milk price rises had been welcome, there was still some way to go. Jones emphasized that dairy prices should be higher than they are. He said that getting contracts right was key to securing future profitability.
ACCESSION #
27637047

 

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