Letter regarding Tirlán fixed milk price scheme
Letters to the Editor
"Many farmers, particularly new entrants, rely heavily on their own co-op advisers and elected co-op farmer representatives for guidance." - Eugene Lawler, Ballitore, Co Kildare.
19 October 2022 News
Tirlán fixed milk price row goes public
A highly charged Tirlán fixed milk suppliers meeting heard harrowing accounts from some of the worst-affected farmers in the scheme.
19 October 2022 News
Tirlán the first co-op to increase September milk price
An increase in Tirlan’s agri-input support payment lifts September milk price and it has been confirmed it will continue to be paid into the first quarter of 2023.
Opinion: fixed-price meeting hard to sit through, impossible to describe
A difficult meeting brought home the awful reality of farmers with most of their milk in fixed-price schemes.
15 October 2022 Opinion
Wicklow farmers face disaster, with 84% of milk in fixed-price schemes
A scheme designed to de-risk dairy farming has exposed some suppliers to financial ruin.
7 September 2022 News
Glanbia moves on July milk price
Following a board meeting, Glanbia has announced an increase in price for milk supplied for the month of July.
18 August 2022 Markets
Fixed milk prices move up again
Following a decision by Ornua to further support those co-ops with fixed milk price challenges a number of the co-ops have increased top-up's for fixed milk prices.
27 July 2022 Markets
Heavy income hit with fixed price milk
Farmers are incurring significant reductions in income on milk committed under fixed-price schemes during 2022.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Jordan defends Ornua's actions on fixed milk price schemes
Ornua has offered to increase the contractual purchase price on 10% of the volumes supplied under FMPs but this is subject to conditions.
22 June 2022 News
Dempsey at Large: Glanbia's milk scheme and Israeli beef
Forward selling at fixed prices in potentially volatile markets is a risky business.
1 June 2022 Opinion
Ornua support for fixed milk price schemes
Ornua is supporting fixed milk price schemes while May milk supply volumes fall again, continuing a downward trend in national milk volumes.
1 June 2022 News
Ornua member bonus lifts again in 2021
Ornua, the co-op that centralises export of product out of Ireland under the Kerrygold brand, has released annual results for 2021 and changed how it reports profits.
1 June 2022 News