Intervention

UK becomes the fourth country to sell milk powder into intervention

UK becomes the fourth country to sell milk powder into intervention

The UK has become the fourth country to sell dairy product into intervention. According to latest statistics from the European...

August 13, 2015

France to call for intervention price increase at emergency Council meeting

France to call for intervention price increase at emergency Council meeting

The French Minister for Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll will call for an intervention price increase at next months emergency meeting of...

August 6, 2015

More countries sell dairy product into intervention

More countries sell dairy product into intervention

Poland and Belgium last week moved to follow Lithuania’s lead in selling dairy product into intervention. It now means that...

July 29, 2015

Brussels proposes extension to dairy intervention and private storage aid

Brussels proposes extension to dairy intervention and private storage aid

The EU Commission is proposing an extension to the current intervention period for skimmed milk powder (SMP) and butter from...

July 27, 2015

What is intervention and how does it work?

What is intervention and how does it work?

With milk prices throughout Europe continuing on a downward trend, there have been many calls for the intervention price to...

July 22, 2015

A 20c/L intervention price is nonsensical – O Cuiv

A 20c/L intervention price is nonsensical – O Cuiv

Dairy intervention prices must be realigned to a producer price equivalent of 28c/L with immediate effect, according to Fianna Fail...

July 13, 2015

Increasing intervention would be counter-productive, says Hogan

Increasing intervention would be counter-productive, says Hogan

Increasing the current intervention price for dairy products would be counter-productive the EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan has said....

July 8, 2015