Long-term milk demand a silver lining for dairyfarmers facing cloud of challenges

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Updated July 10 2024 - 2:54pm, first published July 9 2024 - 2:18pm
SA Dairyfarmers' Association president Robert Brokenshire at his family's Mount Compass dairy farm. Picture by Quinton McCallum
SA Dairyfarmers' Association president Robert Brokenshire at his family's Mount Compass dairy farm. Picture by Quinton McCallum

While there are significant headwinds facing SA dairyfarmers, including milk price cuts, additional fodder costs caused by seasonal pressure, rising interest rates, and late processor payments for some, SA Dairyfarmers' Association president Robert Brokenshire says positive long-term prospects should give farmers reason to hang tough.

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