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Minister warns of potential milk super levy

THE Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has announced that milk supplies to the end of December 2011, taking into account the relevant butterfat adjustment, were estimated at 0.08 per cent under quota. This compares an end November position of 0.41 per cent over quota. The Minister warned milk producers about the “very real threat of a milk super levy at the end of the 2011/2012 milk