November increase for First Milk Producers

First Milk has today announced that member milk prices will increase by 0.52ppl from November 1, 2017 on a manufacturing standard litre of 4.2% butterfat and 3.4% protein.

Commenting on the announcement, Nigel Evans, vice chairman and farmer director, said: “The returns from the milk market continue to strengthen and this, along with advances in the performance of the business, mean that we can deliver this additional milk price increase to our members, which will be welcome news. Looking to the future, we remain focused on driving efficiency and quality, generating value through strong, long-term customer partnerships to deliver competitive returns back to our members.”

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John Swire - Deputy editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer as well as responsibility for the Agronomist and Arable Farmer and Farm Business websites. After 17 years milking cows on the family farm John started writing about agriculture in 1998 and has since written for a variety of publications and has developed a wide circle of contacts within the industry. When not working John is a season ticket holder at Stoke City and also of late has become a fitness freak, listing cycling, swimming and walking as his exercises of choice.