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Loss-making British dairy farmers pledge protests against milk price cuts that have wiped £50,000 off the average farm income
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Dairy farmers may face ruin, Parliament told

Dairy farmers may face ruin, Parliament told | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
Hundreds of dairy farmers face being forced out of business this year because of the ‘outrageous behaviour’ of milk processors, a Mid Wales Conservative MP has warned.
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Milk crisis turns sour as dairy farmers reveal plans to blockade supermarkets

Milk crisis turns sour as dairy farmers reveal plans to blockade supermarkets | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it

Dairy farmers are planning a series of demonstrations against supermarket chains in protest at lower milk prices.

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PROFILE: The dairy farmer who loses 3p on every pinta

PROFILE: The dairy farmer who loses 3p on every pinta | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
Michael Howie, a third generation dairy farmer, believes he could be the end of the line, following milk price cuts which mean he will receive only 25p a litre for something that costs him 30p to produce.
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Dairy farmers demonstrate at Asda

Dairy farmers demonstrate at Asda | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
A group of Leicestershire dairy farmers hold a protest outside a supermarket over cuts to milk prices.
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Farmers urged: cull cows to boost milk prices

Farmers urged: cull cows to boost milk prices | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
This week’s milk crisis has reached fever pitch with a radical call for the culling of dairy cows to crash milk volumes and thereby raise milk prices.
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Dairy farmers united in fight against cuts

Dairy farmers united in fight against cuts | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
Concessions offered to dairy farmers by the government this week fail to address fundamental issues that are forcing milk producers out of business, industry leaders have warned.
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VIDEO: Dairy farmers protest at Great Yorkshire Show

VIDEO: Dairy farmers protest at  Great Yorkshire Show | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
More than 150 dairy producers rallied together to show their upset and anger over Arla's 4p/litre milk price cut at the Asda stand at the Great Yorkshire Show today.
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Thousands expected to attend London milk summit

Thousands expected to attend London milk summit | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
More than 2,000 farmers are likely to descend on London to protest against low milk prices, suggest the latest estimates.
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BLOG: British farmers' milk price protest

BLOG: British farmers' milk price protest | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
The price farmers are paid for milk is set to fall, but this time it's not solely the supermarkets' fault. What is a fair price for a pint of milk?
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Women's Institute joins fight for fair dairy prices

Women's Institute joins fight for fair dairy prices | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
THE Women’s Institute has joined the fight to help dairy farmers achieve a fair price for their milk.
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Farming Today: The Womens' Institute backs milk campaign

Farming Today: The Womens' Institute backs milk campaign | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it

The WI throws its weight behind the campaign against milk price cuts.

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A POOR RETURN: How much dairy processors pay farmers

M_Z_Harrison Melissa Harrison
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@M_Z_Harrison Mail table shows price to Arla farmer. August will be ~24.5 ppl - includes 0.25p from Morrisons #sosdairy http://t.co/PZTjHbJE
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What farmers say it costs to produce a litre of milk - and what processors say they will pay from 1 August. (from @MailOnline story at http://bit.ly/PsG0n3)

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Milk price row sparks Olympics threat

Milk price row sparks Olympics threat | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it

Prime Minister David Cameron "refuses to condemn" dairy farmers potentially disrupting London Olympics - Western Morning News

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Hundreds expected at milk price protests

Hundreds expected at milk price protests | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
Hundreds of dairy farmers are expected to turn out for three protests against low milk prices.
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14-year-old farmer's daughter tackles farm minister on milk prices

14-year-old farmer"s daughter tackles farm minister on milk prices (mp3)

What happened when a 14-year-old farmer's daughter tackled farm minister Jim Paice on milk prices.

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Protest sparks fears of milk shortage

Protest sparks fears of milk shortage | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it

FEARS of a milk shortage were growing last night as Scottish dairy farmers threatened to stage a 48-hour shutdown in protest at industry-wide price cuts.

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Disruption to milk supply mooted

Disruption to milk supply mooted | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
Dairy farmers say they will be forced to disrupt milk supplies if prices are not reinstated to May levels by 1 August.
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Milk ‘culprits’ named and shamed

Milk ‘culprits’ named and shamed | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
A name-and-shame campaign targeting supermarkets that sell milk supplied by farmers paid less than the cost of production is spreading across the internet.
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Farm minister defends dairy summit speech

Farm minister Jim Paice defends comments made during a speech to dairy farmers at an emergency milk summit in London.

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Minister under fire over price of milk gaffe

Minister under fire over price of milk gaffe | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
FARMING Minister Jim Paice is facing political embarrassment after admitting he does not know the cost of a pint of milk.
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Farmers Weekly milk protest poster

Farmers Weekly milk protest poster | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
Farmers Weekly has produced an A4-sized colour poster to highlight the plight of the dairy sector.
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Scottish farmers call for milk producer organisations

Scottish farmers call for milk producer organisations | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it
An emergency meeting of over 350 Scottish dairy farmers has given NFU Scotland their unanimous backing to set up a Producer Organisation to market their product and wrestle back control of milk prices.
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Scottish Farmers Won’t Bottle on Milk Prices

Hundreds of Scotland’s dairy farmers convene at Lanark Mart to demonstrate their anger and frustration at recent milk price cuts which are making their businesses untenable.

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Dairy farmers gear up for London protest

Shropshire dairy farmer James Franklin explains why he will be among the hundreds of farmers expected to descend on London to protest against price cuts that mean he is forced to sell milk at a loss.

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Call for urgent dairy action

Call for urgent dairy action | Milk in Crisis | Scoop.it

Scottish government urges farm minister Jim Paice to increase pressure on milk retailers and processors

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