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Chris Lyddon

Chris is a UK-based freelance agricultural journalist who writes for IEG Policy on issues relating to Brexit and other agricultural policy issues 

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Daily Price Update 27/09/2017: EU milk powder softens further on weaker exports

Greater German milk deliveries, with a somewhat higher fat content, has not been enough to take the heat out of a still tight butter supply.

Butter Europe

Daily Price Update 13/09/2017: returning German dairy buyers shift sales focus

The return of buyers to their desks after the summer has helped shift the focus of the German dairy sector back onto the domestic market.

Butter Germany

Daily Price Update 30/08/2017: buyers spurn older skimmed milk powder

Buyers are sidelining older powder, raising questions about the EU SMP stockpile, while butter continues at record highs.

WMP Germany

Irish farmers' leader calls for government help to handle effects of pound fall

The leader of the Irish Farmers Association, the Republic of Ireland’s largest farming organisation, has called on the country’s government to support the industry as it deals with the problem of Sterling volatility caused by uncertainty over Brexit. 

European Agricultural Policy Market Support

Concern from farmers' groups over Irish border trade plan

UK government position papers on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland post-Brexit has raised concerns among farmers on both sides. 

European Agricultural Policy Trade Agreements

German union issues pork import plea amid ASF fears

Germany’s farmers union, the Deutsche Bauernverband (DBV) has appealed to tourists and lorry drivers returning from Eastern Europe not to bring any pork or sausage products into Germany. 

Hogs & Pork EU
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