NFU wants fresh debate on future dairy contracts

Ashbridge, Ian
October 2007
Farmers Weekly;10/26/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 17, p19
Trade Publication
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.


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