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23 July 2021
Weekly dairy digest: USDA releases its annual dairy market and trade report
The USDA predicts strong performance for the global dairy sector as China's import demand soars. ...
22 July 2021
Glanbia Ireland farmers commit to a 30% reduction in carbon intensity by 2030
Glanbia Ireland also commits to 30% absolute reduction from processing sites....
16 July 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: global beef outlook is revised lower and Belarus emerges as a key dairy exporter
Global beef production is expected to contract by 1% in 2021 as export markets are restricted and cattle herds grow smaller. ...
15 July 2021
"For Farmers" scheme from UK grocer Morrisons raises £20 million for sustainable farming
Sales of Morrisons "For Farmers" dairy and egg ranges have helped British farmers invest in sustainability initiatives like increased woodland and insect habitat and improve animal welfare by allowing more grazing and free roaming time....
13 July 2021
Lameness could cost dairy farmers up to £13,600 a year in decreased milk yield
Early detection is key for dairy farmers to stay on top of lameness cases and prevent the impact being seen in the bulk tank, particularly those milking on a robotic system....
12 July 2021
New survey results could help UK dairy labor quandary
A response to the RABDF Labour Survey from UK Farming Minister Victoria Prentis has sparked fresh hope the government may consider helping the dairy sector recruit more workers into the industry....
05 July 2021
Dairy Farming in Japan
My name is Hiroyuki Uchihori; I have been working for Zen-noh, a Japanese agricultural cooperative and have been stationed at Miner Institute as a Zen-noh representative for almost two years. ...
02 July 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: global dairy outlook from the USDA
US beef export sales posted a marked decline this week as the Biden administration moves to sell its infrastructure deal in rural America. ...
30 June 2021
Sales of sexed dairy semen in the UK double
Sales of sexed dairy semen have doubled over the last two years according to a recent AHDB survey of breeding companies....
The US and UK have suspended their trade dispute - here's what it means for the UK ag sector
Market analysis from AHDB's Dr Phil Hadley shares what the tariff suspensions could mean for UK food and farming....
Mineral source and its influence on fiber digestibility, milk performance and body weight gain
Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco’s animal nutrition division, is sharing findings from Universities/Research centers and studies conducted on commercial farms evaluating the influence of sulfate-based and hydroxychloride trace minerals on beef and dairy cattle...
28 June 2021
EU's efforts to manage milk market disturbances missed the mark
A new report from the European Court of Auditors finds that the trading bloc's support measures for milk producers who were affected by the Russian import ban was not sufficiently targeted. ...
24 June 2021
Big genomics data milked to feed the future
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, University of Queensland researchers are assisting smallholder milk producers in India with AI-based breeding technology....
18 June 2021
Dairy production in Texas appears strong despite industry setbacks
Texas dairy producers are experiencing better prices and improving market conditions as the economy continues to emerge from the pandemic, but processing limitations are holding them back, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US ag sector could see major policy shifts
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack testified before Congress this week and hinted at his policy priorities for the agency and the wider US farm sector. ...
16 June 2021
RABDF raises concerns over lack of detail in UK-Australia Free-Trade deal
The RABDF is concerned about a lack of detail in the free trade deal between the UK and Australia as a broad agreement was reached on 15 June....
15 June 2021
The UK's dairy exporters go online to remain cream of the crop
A virtual meet the buyer event has helped UK dairy businesses continue to unlock potential export opportunities in Asia....
11 June 2021
China’s Youran Dairy raises $643 million in Hong Kong IPO
China Youran Dairy Group raised $643 million in its Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) by pricing its shares at the bottom of an indicated price range at HK$6.98 each, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the matter....
Weekly beef and dairy digest: JBS contends with fallout from cyberattack
JBS left with an $11-million bill after cyber attack and the FAO warns that food import costs could surge. ...
09 June 2021
The importance of sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing bovine mastitis
Have you ever received a “no growth” result in a bacterial culture when trying to diagnose mastitis? ...
07 June 2021
UK farming unions warn of rising dairy production costs and lack of sustainable milk price
The UK farming unions are warning that the dairy industry is facing an extremely challenging year on the back of spiralling production costs and variable milk prices....
04 June 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US meat industry faces tough scrutiny and China ups its dairy capacity
FAO data shows that global food prices are surging while US meat industry practices are put under the government spotlight. ...
FAO’s world food price index surges to new highs in May
World food prices rose in May to their highest level since 2011, growing at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade....
Mealworm protein proves as beneficial as milk protein in new research
Insect proteins offer the best of both worlds: extremely sustainable and great quality protein, according to a Maastricht University study. ...
Production cuts loom as feed costs rise
The UK dairy industry could be set for a reduction in milk volumes as dairy farmers respond to rising feed costs....
28 May 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US tests USMCA dispute mechanism and Thailand reports new cattle disease
US beef sales are improving after a weeks-long slump and analysts predict that Argentina's beef export ban will last longer than 30 days. ...
26 May 2021
US to use dispute settlement mechanism under USMCA for Canadian diary
The United States has requested to use the dispute settlement panel on Canadian dairy quotas under the USMCA trade deal, escalating a simmering trade tension....
25 May 2021
Flexitarianism declined in the UK during COVID-19, says market data
AHDB is exploring the needs of flexitarians in meat and dairy markets after diets shifted during the pandemic. ...
 
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