Cows stand at the Loewith dairy farm in Lynden, Ontario on Tuesday July 16, 2013.  Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Dairy farmers tout a ‘milkle-down’ effect. But it’s all a lot of hot air

The “trickle-down” argument is often used by special interest groups. The basic idea is to make the case that although a certain policy appears to only benefit a certain segment of the economy, everyone ends up better off somehow.

Valio-meijeri

Milk producers need aid package

The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK) says Finland should organise financial assistance for milk producers the same way that France has.

Wyke dairy farm

UK government comes under pressure to support dairy after French backing

The NFU has called on the British government to provide farmers with similar support and financial backing given by its French counterpart to help secure sustainable milk supplies.

Cows-missouri

Cattle Outlook: Beef Cow Expansion Continuing

The semiannual cattle inventory report from USDA confirmed that beef cow expansion is continuing, according to agricultural economists at the University of Missouri.

Theo Spierings

Fonterra at crossroads

Dairy slump exposes areas of discontent for farmers and vulnerability of company.

Cows stand at the Loewith dairy farm in Lynden, Ontario on Tuesday July 16, 2013.  Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Dairy farmers tout a ‘milkle-down’ effect. But it’s all a lot of hot air

The “trickle-down” argument is often used by special interest groups. The basic idea is to make the case that although a certain policy appears to only benefit a certain segment of the economy, everyone ends up better off somehow.

Valio-meijeri

Milk producers need aid package

The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK) says Finland should organise financial assistance for milk producers the same way that France has.

Wyke dairy farm

UK government comes under pressure to support dairy after French backing

The NFU has called on the British government to provide farmers with similar support and financial backing given by its French counterpart to help secure sustainable milk supplies.

Cows-missouri

Cattle Outlook: Beef Cow Expansion Continuing

The semiannual cattle inventory report from USDA confirmed that beef cow expansion is continuing, according to agricultural economists at the University of Missouri.

Theo Spierings

Fonterra at crossroads

Dairy slump exposes areas of discontent for farmers and vulnerability of company.

Cows stand at the Loewith dairy farm in Lynden, Ontario on Tuesday July 16, 2013.  Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Dairy farmers tout a ‘milkle-down’ effect. But it’s all a lot of hot air

The “trickle-down” argument is often used by special interest groups. The basic idea is to make the case that although a certain policy appears to only benefit a certain segment of the economy, everyone ends up better off somehow.

Valio-meijeri

Milk producers need aid package

The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK) says Finland should organise financial assistance for milk producers the same way that France has.

Wyke dairy farm

UK government comes under pressure to support dairy after French backing

The NFU has called on the British government to provide farmers with similar support and financial backing given by its French counterpart to help secure sustainable milk supplies.

Cows-missouri

Cattle Outlook: Beef Cow Expansion Continuing

The semiannual cattle inventory report from USDA confirmed that beef cow expansion is continuing, according to agricultural economists at the University of Missouri.

Theo Spierings

Fonterra at crossroads

Dairy slump exposes areas of discontent for farmers and vulnerability of company.

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