EuroDairy – Socio-economics

The objective is to increase the socio-economic resilience of dairy production systems across diverse regions of the EU. In particular, EuroDairy will seek to develop farm-level solutions and strategies to deal with market volatility.

Dairy farmers within the EU have been exposed to both the positives and negatives of price volatility since 2007.

Further reform of the CAP and the abolition of milk quotas bring further changes and potentially significant shifts in relative competitiveness between regions. Increased price volatility is bringing greater financial risks which will need to be managed.

Dairy farmers need new tools and strategies inside the farm gate (as well as at policy and market levels) if they are going to manage the effects that extreme volatility can have on the business.

Lean management on a dairy farm

Milk price volatility

Research and policy development needs

Working conditions of dairy farmers

Workshop: Dairy farming in a changing world


Tools and other resources

This project has received funding from the European Union`s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 696364.