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18 January 2018
Further Milk Price Cuts as Commodities Weaken
UK - NFU Scotland has called on the supply chain to deliver fairer returns to producers as further milk price falls are announced....
17 January 2018
Dairy Product Prices Climb Amid Concern About Drop in Supply
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction amid concern about a decline in New Zealand’s supply following dry weather conditions....
IFA Says Co-ops Must be on Holding Prices, Not on Conditioning Farmers
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan has commented that farmers, at this point, need their co-ops’ spokespeople and leaders focused on holding prices and paying justified top-ups on 2017 supplies....
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. ...
Dairy Manufacturers Fined for Violations in Georgia
GEORGIA - Georgia’s National Food Agency (NFA) has fined 56 dairy manufacturer companies and suspended the operation of eleven businesses after the NFA carried out monitoring of business owners in the country....
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
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....
Dairy UK Welcomes 25 Year Plan
UK - Dairy UK welcomes the publication of "The 25 Year Environment Plan" and supports the Government's aim to deliver an environmentally sustainable future. ...
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
CJP Takes Notice of Substandard Packed Milk in Sindh
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of the sale of substandard packed milk all over Sindh....
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 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...
Farm Study Highlights Importance of Regular Heifer Weighing
UK - The importance of regular weighing has been further underlined following results from AHDB Dairy’s two year Calf to Calving project, which identified huge variation in growth rates within batches of heifers....
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. ...
 
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