Ireland: ORNUA SUSPEND MONTHLY FARMER LEVY

13 Apr Ireland: ORNUA SUSPEND MONTHLY FARMER LEVY

Ornua, the Irish Dairy Board, are suspending their monthly 0.14c/litre milk levy from May 1 “in recognition of the on-farm challenges currently experienced by Irish dairy farming families”. The milk levy contributes to the Kerrygold brand and the marketing development of Irish dairy products abroad.  It is estimated that the suspension will return nearly €6m to Irish dairy farmers this year.