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16 January 2018
First Milk Announces February Milk Price to Reduce by 1ppl
UK - First Milk has today announced that it will be reducing its milk price for February 2018 by 1 pence per litre. ...
IFA: Glanbia Holding December Price, Topping up H2 Supplies Right Decision
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said the decisions by the Glanbia Board to hold the December milk price and to top up second half supplies by 1.1c/l were correctly made, and he commended board members for listening to IFA dairy reps and...
15 January 2018
Lactalis-Halawa Investigated for Alleged Sale of Contaminated Dairy Products
EGYPT - The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has been investigating Lactalis-Halawa, the domestic partner of French dairy group Lactalis, for three weeks amid allegations it has sold contaminated dairy products, CPA head Atef Yacoub said on Sunday....
12 January 2018
Influence Feed: New Year, New Perspectives
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Global Food Prices Down in December, Up for Whole Year
GLOBAL - lobal food prices declined in December, led by sharp decreases for vegetable oils and dairy products, according to the latest "FAO Food Price Index" issued yesterday....
Ethiopian Govt Launches Projects to Develop Livestock, Fishery Sectors
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian government has recently assigned a US$470 million loan and donation agreement with the World Bank, of which a loan of US$170 million goes to the livestock and fishery resource development....
New Milk Plant in Makueni to Provide Market for Dairy Farmers
KENYA - Kikima Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society has commissioned a dairy plant in Makueni County with a capacity to process and back 300 litres and 6,600 litres in a day....
Aussie Farmers Facing Threat from Growing Popularity of 'Substitute' Meat, Dairy Products
AUSTRALIA - Australian beef and dairy farmers are facing a growing threat from the emerging global taste for "substitute" meat and milk products which are often derived from plants and nuts rather than animals....
Danone to Exit Loss-making Dairy Segment in India
INDIA - French FMCG firm Danone is shutting down its loss-making dairy segment in India, meaning all the dairy products - from their yogurts to their smoothies - will be taken off the shelves, the company said in a statement....
11 January 2018
Dairy Company in Orsha to Start Investment Projects in 2018
BELARUS - The Orsha-based dairy company will start implementing two investment projects in 2018, representatives of the company said....
10 January 2018
IFA Targets Major Increase in Live Exports for 2018
IRELAND - Speaking at the Bord Bia Live Export seminar in Tullamore on Monday (8 January), IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said Ireland needs to target an additional 100,000 head of live exports for 2018....
Dairy Farmers in Gicumbi Decry High Feed Costs
RWANDA - Dairy farmers in Gicumbi District are worried about the high cost of animal feeds, which they say has affected production....
Dairy Farmers Seek Time to Implement SC Ban on Hormonal Injections
PAKISTAN - Upset by the recent Supreme Court ban on the sale and import of hormonal injections for use in livestock, associations of dairy farmers have appealed to the chief justice of Pakistan to give farmers at least five months to abandon this practice...
09 January 2018
French Dairy Giant Buys Siggi's Skyr
ICELAND - French dairy giant Lactalis has bought The Icelandic Milk and Skyr Corporation which has manufactured and marketed Siggi's Skyr, the best known yogurt brand in the US. ...
08 January 2018
Team to Visit SL to Explore Possibility of Establishing Dairy Farm in Polonnaruwa
SRI LANKA - The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat informed the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena that a high-level experts team would soon visit Sri Lanka to carry out a feasibility report regarding establishment...
SC Prohibits Dairy Farmers from Injecting Cows for Milk Production
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Saturday prohibited dairy farmers from injecting hormones in cows and buffaloes to increase milk production, during a hearing of a case regarding tampered milk in Punjab....
DFA Applauds Missouri Governor's Support of Dairy
US - Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative owned by family farmers, applauds Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' support of the state's dairy industry....
Livestock Outlook Positive for 2018, Farm Bureau Reports
US - Last year ended on a good note, and the 2018 outlook for livestock and poultry sectors is positive overall, according to James Robb, director and senior agricultural livestock economist for the Livestock Marketing Information Center. ...
Less Chewing the Cud, More Greening the Fuel
UK, US & BRAZIL - Plant biomass contains considerable calorific value but most of it makes up robust cell walls, an unappetising evolutionary advantage that helped grasses to survive foragers and prosper for more than 60 million years....
05 January 2018
Engender Moves to Commercialisation of Genetic Dairy Tech
NEW ZEALAND - Engender Technologies, the agricultural technology company spun out of Auckland University, is moving to scale up its sex-selection product for the dairy industry to full commercialisation in the next 18 months and is targeting the US$2...
04 January 2018
Food, Trade Commitments Welcomed in Secretary of State’s Oxford Address
UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed Michael Gove’s support for food production, delivering fairer food supply chains and securing the right trading platforms post-Brexit when the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs addressed the Oxford...
DFA Foundation Donates Milk to Those in Need
US - Through its DFA Cares Foundation, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, is making good use of Northeast Area milk by donating one truckload, or the equivalent of approximately 4,300 gallons of milk,...
Alfalfa Loss? Annual Ryegrass a Win
US - Meet alfalfa, a perennial legume used mainly as high-quality feed for dairy cattle. Alfalfa is also used as feed for beef cattle, horses, sheep, and goats. ...
03 January 2018
Dairy Co-ops Told to Purchase More Milk
INDIA - In an indication that there was an unrest brewing among dairy farmers in the country, the Centre has asked major milk co-operative societies in the country to purchase all the milk being brought to them by farmers in flush season....
FrieslandCampina Slims Down, Cuts Job Numbers
NETHERLANDS - Amersfoort-based FrieslandCampina, one of the world’s largest dairy co-ops, has said it will probably trim 150 jobs in the Netherlands, the Financieele Dagblad said, citing an internal company memo....
Nutramix Signs Major Cattle Semen Deal
JAMAICA - Nutramix has inked a deal with American firm Select Sires under which the Jamaican company will distribute highly fertile, superior genetics for cattle across the island and the throughout the Caribbean....
02 January 2018
Influence Feed: Harassment in the Spotlight
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Punjab Plans to Introduce Dairy Credit Card
INDIA - On the lines of Kisan Credit Card, Punjab government plans to introduce Dairy Credit Card in the state for which it has sought financial assistance from the Central Government....
 
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