Sweden's milk war is now being played out on television.
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A new policy around the sale of raw milk to consumers will not restrict the volume, but there will be new requirements for farmers.
The financial pain for dairy farmers will hit home early in the coming season, according to the head of Federated Farmers dairy section Andrew Hoggard.
Many Fonterra shareholders were disappointed with the interim results the co-op announced last month. Many feel they are not seeing a return on their investment.
Federated Farmers Dairy president Andrew Hoggard is urging farmers to maintain a frugal mindset in the face of disappointing half-year results by processors.
There is a limit to what farmers can do to improve security on their farms, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.
Federated Farmers say the 8.8% drop in the Global Dairy Trade yesterday will be disappointing to New Zealand dairy farmers but it is important not to jump to conclusions.
Despite a smaller rise in the global dairy price index last week, farmers will be happy, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard. He says farmers were hoping for another big rise, similar to the previous two auctions but this did not eventuate.