FCG Business Briefing Newsletter May 2020

Welcome to the May 2020 edition of the Farm Consultancy Group Business Briefing Newsletter.   In this issue you will find articles on the Omsco, Covid 19 & Banking, Milk Production Less Losses and many more… The coronavirus pandemic has caused turmoil in some sectors of the milk market and the organic sector has not escaped […]

Organic Milk Prices Sector Outlook

The coronavirus pandemic has caused turmoil in some sectors of the milk market and the organic sector has not escaped entirely. For those who supply the food services sector demand dried up almost overnight. Those producers who supply farm shops and home delivery services have seen demand rise sharply. The Organic Milk Suppliers Co-operative (OMSCo) […]

Covid 19 and Banks

All of you will have read the press recently with great interest around the support that was promised by British Banks for businesses struggling with adverse conditions. I have recently spoken to many local agricultural managers to see what issues they are facing. Workloads are much higher than normal and in the agricultural sector it […]

Cut Milk Production with Less Losses!

A number of milk processors have asked farmers to reduce milk output and some have introduced a two-tier pricing structure with B milk being very low in value as sold on the spot market. People forget that it is not as simple as turning off a tap to reduce milk volumes. It requires careful management […]