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Animal Industry Report 2012
A list of the reports from the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University published in its 2012 Animal Industry Report. ...
Andersons 2012 Dairy Outlook
The Andersons 2012 outlook studies the consequences of the past year on the UK dairy industry and identifies the key issues that await us in 2012. ...
Positive Outlook for Irish Cattle in 2012
Cattle prices in 2011 for all animal age categories have been substantially higher than in 2010, and this has led to an increase in the value of cattle production on Irish farms, write James Breen and Kevin Hanrahan in their cattle outlook for 2011/12....
Marginal Decline in Dairy Input Costs Expected in 2012
The recovery in the dairy sector in 2010 has been reinforced by another year of relatively high milk prices in 2011, writes Trevor Donnellan from Teagasc's Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department in his dairy outlook for 2011/12....
Positive Outlook for Global Dairy
Fonterra foresees a positive outlook for global dairy markets. Long-term demand for dairy products is predicted to expand by 2-3 per cent per year. This year on year growth in demand is roughly equivalent to New Zealand’s total annual production of...
Dairy Market Update - Jan 2012
As wholesale markets move into the new year, latest information suggests that the coming months will be volatile. World markets show butter returns continuing to fall as available global supply increases, reports the UK levy board, Dairy Co....
Changing Farming Practices Accompany Major Shifts in Farm Structure
Changing production practices, including adoption of labour-saving innovations, have contributed to and been affected by increases in both agricultural productivity and the concentration of production, write Erik O'Donoghue, James MacDonald, Utpal Vasavada...
NAB Rural Commodities Wrap – December 2011
Agricultural commodities are weakening as the result of the Euro sovereign debt crisis and rising production prospects, according to Michael Creed, Agribusiness Economist at the National Australia Bank in the Economic Report for December 2011. ...
Dairy Margin Outlook: Production Increases
Expected domestic and global milk production increases, large heifer inventories, and economic instability provide bearish signals for 2012 milk prices, writes Kristen Schulte, University of Iowa....
Dairy: World Markets and Trade - December 2011
Global dairy markets in early 2011 experienced a surge in prices as strong global import demand for dairy products outpaced available supplies. As a result, major producing countries, responding to high returns, expanded milk production significantly...
Agricultural Commodities: Dairy
World prices for most dairy products are forecast to average lower in 2011–12, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) December Agricultural Commodities report. ...
US Cattle Outlook – December 2011
Beef exports will continue to grow, whilst dairy exports are expected to fall next year, according to the latest Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook from the USDA's Economic Research Service. ...
Feed Outlook - December 2011
World 2011/12 corn production is forecast up 8.5 million tons this month to a record 868 million tons, mostly due to a large increase in China's production based on recently published government estimates, according to Tom Capehart and Edward Allen in...
Funding Dairy Expansion
The abolition of milk quota’s in 2015 will present obvious opportunities for Irish dairy farmers to increase milk production from present levels, writes Sean Farrell, Head of Agriculture at the Bank of Ireland....
Rabobank Outlook 2012 - Demand To Remain Strong
US cattle prices are expected to continue their strong performance into 2012, whilst hog prices are expected to flatten as supply increases, according to Rabobank's Outlook 2012 - Agri Commodity Markets Research....
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