TITLE

Report says pay dairymen more

AUTHOR(S)
Shirley, Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/7/2008, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the report "Real Price of Milk," commissioned by milk co-op Firt Milk and produced by consultant Promar, which suggested that dairy farmers should be paid 29.64p/litre. It also called for a new formula to calculate a consistently fair price that took account of rising production costs, family labour costs and allowed farmers a 10% profit margin that would enable them to reinvest in their businesses. First Milk Chief Executive Peter Humphreys said that many dairy farmers at a pivotal moment.
ACCESSION #
31786431

 

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