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Friday, January 29, 2016

Dairy farms squeezed even harder as income halves due to milk price war - Telegraph

Dairy farms squeezed even harder as income halves due to milk price war - Telegraph: Britain’s troubled dairy farmers are facing another year of crisis, as official statistics project the income of dairy farms will have almost halved in this tax year to an average of �46,500.
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The drop in revenue was mainly the result of plummeting wholesale milk prices, and came despite one-off support payments from the EU totalling �26.2m, or around �2,000 per farmer.