31-07-2014 01:32 AM | Ireland

Farmers could face €140m fine after milk supply surge

A massive surge in milk supplies since April this year means dairy farmers could be facing a €140m superlevy fine next spring.

However, a major pull back in milk output is expected in the remaining months of 2014 and into 2015.

Milk deliveries have increased by 240m litres over the last four months and processors have warned that dairy farmers will face a massive quota fine if current supply trends continue.
Full Story : Irish Independent