Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources Erkut Şahali announced on Monday, that an agreement had been reached with the Association of Animal Breeders.
Şahali said that negotiations had been ongoing for the past week and that he had been able to find middle ground with the livestock breeders’ association.
“We also aim to increase the contribution of agricultural production to our economy“, he said.
A settlement has been reached on the cost of purchasing wholesale untreated milk and imported mixed cattle feed will be used to lower the costs to the farmer. Additionally, small holders will receive subsidies for cattle feed up to a certain weight.