Dairy farmers from the South have joined others at Whitehall in London to protest against milk prices.
Average milk prices for many dairy farmers are currently below 25p per litre,
even though their production costs are running at more than 30p per litre.
Farmers who have direct contracts with some supermarkets are paid on the basis
of production costs, and it is hoped a voluntary code could be worked out with Ministers which
sees all dairy producers paid according to a formula which takes costs into
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