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Friday 24th June 2016.
Alice Mitchell - Editor

Alice Mitchell
Editor


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What Does Brexit Mean for Dairy Farmers?

The UK voted to leave the EU yesterday, and reactions from farming bodies have been pouring in all day.

Chief Executive of Dairy UK, Dr Judith Bryans, said: "The UK dairy industry is adaptable, resilient and determined, with the skills and innovation to rise to the many challenges we encounter.

"Dairy UK will continue to liaise with the UK Government, devolved administrations and all relevant organisations to promote the interests of the UK dairy sector and help to steer our industry in the right direction.

"We have an outstanding UK industry producing world-class products and our people have the ambition and the determination to succeed."

Meanwhile, NFU Dairy Board Chairman Michael Oakes said: "The EU dairy market benefited from EU market support measures such as private storage aid for butter and skimmed milk powder and intervention buying. What will replace these measures now?

“Last September, the EU Commission found an extra €500million to support the EU dairy and pork sectors. We need to ask how the UK would have managed without this.”

Mr Oakes called for a transparent dairy market to build consumer trust, a strengthened code of conduct on milk contracts and food labelling, and support from the UK government on trade to make sure British dairy gets a fair deal.

Click here to read the latest reaction to the vote, or click here to read a summary of farming impact analysis from before the vote.

 



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Global Dairy Industry News

   United States

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New Bill to Enable US Dairy Farms to Invest in Manure Recycling
Researchers Investigate Economic Impact of Climate Change on Farms

   United Kingdom

Brexit Vote: Farming Industry Reaction
Scottish Dairy Farmers 'Still a Long Way from Profitabilty'
Arla Holds July Milk Price
Farmers Need Better Returns as Dairy Sector Makes Positive Moves

   New Zealand

Concerns Over New Zealand's Meat Export Markets if Brexit Happens
NZ Outlook Projects Dairy Export Value Recovery Within 3 Years

   China

Friesland Campina Aims to Expand Dairy Sales in China

   Global

EU Referendum: What Would Brexit Mean for Farming?
World's Top 20 Milk Processors Named
Global Dairy Trade Prices Unchanged

   Brazil

Brazilian Dairy Sector Meets Government to Discuss Cutting Red Tape

   Mexico

Mexico Looking for New Markets for Surplus Milk

   Ireland

Irish Co-ops Asked to Commit to Holding Dairy Prices
Glanbia Under Fire After Milk Price Cuts
Scientists Find Reason Behind Cheese Blushes

   European Union

EU Milk Production Not Expected to Increase Further This Year

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