‘Milk levy’: Shoppers to pay an extra 50 cents a litre under plan being hatched by farmers

 In Australia, NewZealand
Shoppers would pay an extra 50 cents a litre for milk in a plan being pushed by desperate farmers, after major dairy companies slashed the prices they pay for raw milk.
An emergency "milk levy" was one idea backed by dairy farmers and councillors who held a crisis meeting in the south-west Victorian town of Terang on Wednesday night.
Farmers are also demanding the Turnbull government urgently intervene to address a situation they say threatens the livelihood of producers and the viability of Australia’s milk exports. Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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