Producer group members back milk processing

Shirley, Andrew; Harris, Robert
January 2003
Farmers Weekly;1/24/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the support given by the dairy farmers belonging to the Express Milk Partnership and Dairy Farmers of Britain regarding involvement in milk processing. Percentage of the members who signed a contract committing to some form of production-based liability; Benefits of the contract to the farmers; Consequence for the members who refused to sign the contract.


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