TALLINN – In order to save the Estonian dairy herd and support farmers, a possibility must be created to produce milk powder, butter and cheese for stockpiling while paying farmers for the milk at once, chairman of the Riigikogu finance committee Aivar Kokk said on Wednesday.
Kokk said that decisions have to be made fast to prevent the sale of dairy cattle abroad like happened during the crisis of 2013-2014.
"Estonia's dairy herd numbers about 80,000 at this point and the daily milk output is approximately 2,000 tons, of which 400 t...
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