§ 77. Major Carver
asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, with a view to absorbing the surplus of liquid milk, he will consider the possibility of evolving 1076 a scheme for encouraging a larger production of butter on farms?
§ Mr. W. S. Morrison
If my hon. and gallant Friend will let me know the kind of scheme he has in mind, I will arrange for the possibilities to be examined in collaboration with the industry.
§ 78. Major Carver
asked the Minister of Agriculture what has been the quarterly output of butter from factories controlled by the Milk Marketing Board since the inception of the latter; and what is the estimated output for the current year?
§ Mr. Morrison
As the reply contains a number of figures, I will, with my hon. and gallant Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the information:
|Output of butter from creameries controlled by the Milk Marketing Board.|
|July September, 1936||1,727|
§ The board estimate that the output of butter from their creameries in 1937 will be about 20,000 cwt.