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16 September 2019
Amul Plans Smaller Dairy Pack Sizes for Price-conscious Rural Market
INDIA - Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the producer of Amul brand dairy products, is planning to penetrate rural India with smaller pack sizes of pasteurized milk derivatives. The decision coincides with the organisation's expansion...
13 September 2019
CME: Feeder Cattle Auction Results Witness Lower Price Trends in W37
US - Feeder cattle auction results for this week witnessed lower price trends, based on Oklahoma City trade early in the week, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Live Shipment of Aussie Cattle Halted Over Alleged Ear Tag Tampering
AUSTRALIA - Australian officials have halted a proposed shipment of 5,000 cattle over allegations that ear tags had been tampered with to circumvent China’s strict import protocols....
Co-ops Must Not Let Glanbia Set August Milk Price, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said the 1c/l cut by Glanbia for August milk to a total payout of 27.04c/l + VAT, the second in as many months, is a major blow to the cash flow and confidence of its suppliers....
12 September 2019
Arla Scales Up Commitment to Develop Sustainable Dairy Sector in Nigeria
NIGERIA - In a new public-private partnership in Nigeria, farmer-owned Arla Foods is committing to further development of a long-term sustainable dairy industry and local dairy sector in Nigeria by helping 1,000 small scale farmers create better livelihoods...
11 September 2019
IFA: Trade Role for EU Commissioner Vital in Context of Brexit Threat
IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy said the appointment of Phil Hogan as EU Trade Commissioner comes at a critical time for the farming and food sectors in Ireland....
Dairy Producers to Leverage on Govt Initiatives
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers (ZADF) says the sector will leverage on the recent policy measures exempting dairies from paying duty in foreign currency for certain selected inputs to boost productivity as well as enhance its contribution...
Uruguay to Export Dairy Products to China
URUGUAY - Uruguay will export 4,000 tons of dairy products to China under a trade agreement signed here, which was announced yesterday by the Foreign Ministry....
Insects as Food and Feed: Research, Innovation Drive Growing Field
GLOBAL - As the global food supply faces the dual challenge of climate change and a growing human population, innovative minds are turning to a novel source for potential solutions: insects....
10 September 2019
CME: June, July Cattle Imports Below 2019 Levels
US - The last two months of cattle import data don’t reflect the strong pace of shipments that have occurred through the first seven months of the year, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Milk Price Spikes as Demand Rises in Muharram
PAKISTAN - With the increase in demand for milk on the occasion of Muharram, milk traders are cashing in on the event and have inflated the prices by almost 50 percent....
Union Board Calls on Administration to Strengthen Ag Markets
US - In a pair of unanimously approved resolutions, the National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors called on the administration and Congress to address mounting financial difficulties that have been exacerbated by recent policy decisions. ...
09 September 2019
Balochistan Govt Upgrading Dairy, Livestock Sectors
PAKISTAN - The Balochistan government has chalked out a comprehensive plan to upgrade the dairy and livestock sectors to exploit their full potential and generate economic activities across the province....
Dairy Producers Bullish on Future Prospects
ZIMBABWE - Dairy farmers plan to double milk production, eliminate imports and focus on being net exporters, a development that will boost the country’s foreign currency earnings....
Mother Dairy Hikes Cow Milk Price by Rs 2/litre
INDIA - Mother Diary has hiked the price of cow milk by Rs 2 per litre from Friday in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR)....
Hibernating Products Expanding Arla’s Portfolio Worldwide
GLOBAL - Distance is no longer a difficulty for one of Europe’s largest dairy cooperatives, which has pioneered an innovative, natural, no preservative transport solution for fresh dairy products. The new technology is enabling Arla Foods’ European...
Weather Delays, Brexit Uncertainty Continue to Disrupt Scotland’s Harvest
SCOTLAND, UK - For many Scottish growers, a week of continuous rain has brought harvest to a halt and the volume of rain makes accessing fields with heavy harvesting equipment challenging....
06 September 2019
NFUS Meets PM on Aberdeenshire Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - On a visit to an Aberdeenshire farm, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the UK Government will accept the funding recommendations of the Bew Review into intra-UK agricultural funding. ...
05 September 2019
Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour
CANADA - Today the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $264,000 in support of dairy processor La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour....
Long Running Union Campaign Finally Secures Deal on £160m for Scottish Farmers, Crofters
SCOTLAND, UK - A long running Union campaign has finally seen a flawed decision on agricultural funding addressed....
04 September 2019
Dairy Farmers Start Feeling Pinch of Dwindling Buffalo Meat Exports
INDIA - Just when liquid milk prices were showing signs of stabilising after remaining subdued for the past few years, the dry buffalo rate, or the sale price of a buffalo that has stopped giving milk and is ready for slaughter, has dropped sharply....
IFA Says Dairy Co-ops Must Heed Stable European Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said Irish co-ops, which have been cutting milk prices in July to varying degrees and are busy talking them down further, were falling behind their European counterparts, many of which have held prices...
03 September 2019
Fonterra Maintains 2019/2020 Milk Price Forecast Despite Risks
NEW ZEALAND - Fonterra has maintained its current forecast farmgate milk price for the season, however has flagged some risks in the international dairy market....
Crucial Role of Non-UK Labour in Scottish Food, Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - A key goal of NFU Scotland is to ensure continued access to non-UK workers, both permanent and temporary, post-Brexit....
02 September 2019
CME: October Feeder Cattle Futures Contract Trading at Discount
US - Feeder cattle markets have been buffeted from the wake created by the slaughter plant fire in Holcomb, Kansas two weeks ago, but there is some evidence that some order is taking hold in the market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
Dairy Farmers Step Up Production
ZIMBABWE - Milk producers in the country have increased milk production by 4 million litres from last year despite numerous challenges....
Govt Invests in Research for Dairy Sector
CANADA - Last week, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.3...
Arla: Building Momentum During Rare Market Stability
EU - The first half of 2019 saw a rare stability in the otherwise volatile global dairy market resulting in stable prepaid milk prices to farmer owners across Europe....
 
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