Milk quotas in Europe will be abolished this week. For over 30 years farmers had limits on the amount of milk they could sell. That all ends on April 1, 2015. Here is a selection of tweets in reaction to milk quotas ending.
— EPinIreland (@EPinIreland) March 31, 2015
Last day of Milk Quotas! – opportunity for growth and expansion is exciting but needs to be managed and sustainable pic.twitter.com/Ao9E3ZRnLc
— Simon Coveney (@simoncoveney) March 31, 2015
Comment: Milk quotas end – the battle is won, but the war continues http://t.co/Jc2lYUUk3z
— Agriland (@AgrilandIreland) March 30, 2015
Farmers are preparing for the abolishment of milk quotas:
— robert hunter (@carndreen) March 31, 2015
— Aurivo Co-operative (@AurivoCo_op) March 31, 2015
First of 2015, and one of the last milk quota 99’s…Will we see a price decrease? pic.twitter.com/giXP75xGv6
— Gregory Higgins (@GT_Higgins) March 18, 2015 [yes-app]
With farmers around the country hosting parties to mark the end of milk quotas, it seems the overall reaction at ground level is one of positivity.