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08 August 2018
FAO Food Price Index Posts Sharp Drop in July
GLOBAL - Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar....
Tara Follows Tnuva in Raising Dairy Product Prices
ISRAEL - Tara Dairies is following in the footsteps of Tnuva by raising prices of its products that are not subject to price controls. ...
07 August 2018
Govt Strategises to Boost Dairy, Livestock Production
JAMAICA - Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw says the ministry is targeting the implementation of several strategies intended to boost Jamaica's livestock and dairy industries and enable the country to become more self-sufficient...
Hay-poor Dairy Farmers Consider Sending Cows to Slaughter
FINLAND - After a dry summer, many farmers in the south and west predict that they will only harvest half of their normal yield. This bodes poorly for Finland's livestock....
IFA Says Dairy Farmers Will Continue to Need Co-op Price Support
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan on Friday said that with weather the main driver of income volatility in 2018, it was disappointing that many co-ops had missed the opportunity to increase June milk prices. This, he said, would...
06 August 2018
Tnuva Hikes Dairy Products Prices
ISRAEL - Tnuva is raising prices for non-controlled dairy products by an average of 2.2 per cent....
Minister: BiH Gets Green Light for Export of Dairy Products to EU
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - The European Commission (EC) issued a green light on Monday to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to export milk and dairy products to the European Union (EU), BiH Trade Minister Mirko Sarovic said Monday....
Feared Congo Virus Fumigation Drive Launched in Cattle Markets
PAKISTAN - The livestock department started a fumigation drive to prevent the expected spreading Congo virus from sacrificial animals coming for Eid-ul-Azha in cattle markets set up on Super Highway and other areas of Karachi....
03 August 2018
IFA: Minister Creed Needs to Deliver Real Measures to Help Farmers Affected by Drought
IRELAND - While visiting a number of drought-hit farms in the South East yesterday, IFA President Joe Healy said that Minister Michael Creed needs to deliver real measures to help farmers on the ground....
Valio Winning Over Chinese Consumers
CHINA - Finnish dairy manufacturer diversifies into local retail market, offering lactose-free, localized products....
02 August 2018
Aid to US Farmers on Tariffs Seen as Stopgap
US - For US farmers affected by the trade war unleashed by President Donald Trump, the $12 billion in emergency aid from his administration is a temporary remedy, and it comes with several potential negative side effects....
31 July 2018
Hluttaw to Discuss Ban on Cattle Export
MYANMAR - Parliament is to discuss a legislator’s proposal to ban the export of cattle used in seasonal cultivation....
Low Cattle Prices Worry Farmers
BANGLADESH - The commercial cattle farmers in the district are worried due to price fall of the animals in the local markets, especially in view of the high cost of fodder and huge labour spent for them....
30 July 2018
CME: Beef Cow Slaughter Through Mid-June Up 11%
US - Beef cow slaughter through the middle of July has increased 11 per cent over last year’s figures pointing toward the ongoing moderation of this cattle cycles expansionary phase, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Imported Food Gains Popularity in China
CHINA - Chinese consumers' demand for imported food has been growing steadily as the standard of living in China improves, according to a statement from the General Administration of Customs....
US Says Farmers Could Get Cash Aid by Oct But Will Not be Made Whole
ARGENTINA - US farmers could receive cash payments from a planned $12 billion aid package as soon as late September, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told Reuters on Saturday, warning that the program will not make tariff-hit farmers whole....
27 July 2018
CME: Feedlot Placements Down from First Six Months of 2017
US - Placements of cattle into feedlots with capacities over 1000 head were up 1 per cent in June from a year earlier, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS)....
Time for Action from Minister Creed on Factories, Cattle Prices, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said cattle farmers would have expected a lot more action from Minister Creed and the Government in calling the factories to task on the cattle price issue....
26 July 2018
First Time Ever: New Zealand to Eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from Dairy Herds
It's never been done before. New Zealand has announced plans to try to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) from its dairy herds. ...
25 July 2018
CME: 1 July 'Cattle Inventory' Report Gives Peek at 2018 Calf Crop
US - The 1 July "Cattle Inventory" report was released by USDA NASS last Friday giving us a look at the 2018 calf crop, and a better idea of heifer retention plans moving forward, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Divison, Inc....
Arla Foods Amba Increases August Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba is increasing its conventional milk price for August by one eurocent....
US Announces Billions to Help Farmers Hurt by Trump Tariffs
US - The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will provide $12 billion in emergency relief to ease the pain of American farmers slammed by President Donald Trump's escalating trade disputes with China and other countries....
24 July 2018
CME: Total Supply of COF on 1 July Higher Than a Year Ago
US - At the end of last week USDA released a number of key supply data for red meat and poultry, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
23 July 2018
£6.5M to Help Drive Efficiency, Profitability on Welsh Dairy Farms
UK - AHDB has secured £6.5m to deliver the Dairy Improvement Programme across Wales over the next five years....
20 July 2018
CME: LMIC Expects 2018 Calf Crop to be Higher Than Previous Year
US - If the cattle on feed report tells us about potential beef supplies in the next six months, the cattle inventory numbers offer insights about potential beef production for the next two years, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
IFA Says Failure to Increase June Milk Prices Must be Offset by Co-ops
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said farmers would be disappointed by the majority of co-ops which, thus far, have held the June milk price base when market returns justified an increase of at least 1c/l....
19 July 2018
CME: US Cattle Sales Significantly Higher Than a Year Ago
US - Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc. reports that USDA will release two cattle inventory reports on Friday....
Project Helps Over 27,000 Dairy Farmers in Maharashtra
INDIA - Over 27,000 milk producers have benefited from a dairy development programme initiated to provide financial stability to farmers in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, said an official ....
 
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