Irish milk output set to surge with end to EU caps
The country may have the most to gain from lifting of milk production quotas by European Union from April 1
Mon, Mar 23, 2015 - 5:50 AM
Companies, farmers and the government have spent hundreds of millions of euros on more processing plants, equipment and cows in a bid to become the world's fastest-growing dairy producer.
IN the ground-floor lobby of Ireland's Agriculture Department in Dublin, a flat-screen TV displays a digital clock counting down the seconds until April 1. That's when the European Union (EU) removes production caps that limited dairy expansion across the continent for three...