(Bram Prins | 2016-06-17) Nearly all farmers around the world encounter problems with the current low milk prices, except for farmers producing organic milk or special products which have their own prices.
Unfortunately no good news for dairy farmers concerning the milk prices: the milk prices are still decreasing. For instance the biggest dairy processor in the Netherlands, FrieslandCampina, has lowered the price for May 2016 with nearly 10%: from 27.5 euro/100 kg milk to 25 euro/100 kg milk.
The milk prices for the farmers currently show some decrease, for instance in the USA and the Netherlands. FrieslandCampina, has lowered the price for April 2016 after this also had happened for March 2016. Most of the expected developments that keep pressure on the milk prices, are the same as in the previous months: