The Milk Production Reduction Scheme provides support to farmers who reduce the amount of cow’s milk that they deliver to wholesale purchasers.
The scheme, which is voluntary, is funded by the European Union and administered by the Rural Payments Agency. Farmers must fit a set criteria to be eligible for the scheme.
The deadline for the first reduction period is Wednesday 21st September at 11am.
For further information, including future reduction deadlines, please visit the Rural Payments Agency website.