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Dairy farmers to stage protest over milk price

Dairy farmers unhappy with the price they receive for their milk are planning a protest in Essex this evening.

A message has appeared on the Farmers for Action website announcing that a protest is being planned in the Chelmsford area.

Earlier this month members of the National Farmers Union travelled to London to lobby MPs.

They claim that the price they're paid for their milk doesn't cover their production costs. They fear that some dairy farmers could go out of business.

Nationally, a new draft agreement has been agreed. More detail on ITV News.