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24 June 2020
UK-wide consultation into dairy sector to tackle supply chain issues launched
Defra announces a 12-week consultation across the UK to address recurring issues and conditions in the dairy supply chain. ...
23 June 2020
New Zealand’s Fonterra promises to pay premiums for sustainable dairy
Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd says it will pay farmers extra for sustainable dairy in a bid to incentivise production....
19 June 2020
Australia makes moves to lessen reliance on China as UK free trade talks begin later this month
Free trade talks between the United Kingdom and Australia will officially begin later on 29 June as Australia looks to shore up trade relationships beyond China....
Farmers set to lose out as dairy response funds open
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has welcomed the dairy response fund for farmers in England and Wales, but says it is disappointed some farmers severely affected will not be eligible....
18 June 2020
Fund to support dairy farmers opens for applications
The dairy response fund has opened on 18 June for applications from eligible dairy farmers in England in need of support following the coronavirus outbreak....
US vows to take action if problems arise under USMCA
US Trade Representative Rob Lighthizer tells lawmakers that the US will act “early and often” to problems stemming from USMCA....
12 June 2020
Nominations open for Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award 2020
Nominations are being sought for women in the dairy industry who connect people, inspire others, and share their knowledge as the Dairy Industry Women of the Year Award is launched....
09 June 2020
DCHA webinar "Raising the Bar on Passive Transfer" is open for registration
The upcoming DCHA webinar, "Raising the Bar on Passive Transfer" will take place on Thursday 18 June at 1pm Central time. ...
07 June 2020
COVID-19 related dairy crisis – the fear is bigger than its impact
Dairy experts from 70 countries have been discussed the COVID-19 related dairy crisis during the 21st IFCN Dairy Conference on 2 to 3 June....
06 June 2020
Get control of subclinical milk fever to boost productivity
Mole Valley Farmers has launched a new mineral pack to help prevent milk fever on farms feeding grass silage based rations to dry cows....
04 June 2020
EuroTier’s Dairy Summit Webinar is open for registration
EuroTier’s Global Dairy Summit Webinar begins on Monday 8 June....
Training and Education Directory to help students find relevant dairy courses
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has launched a one-stop-shop for students looking for training and education courses related to the dairy industry....
03 June 2020
Details announced for UK's Dairy Response Fund
A new dairy response fund will open for applications on 18 June, Farming Minister Victoria Prentis confirmed today....
02 June 2020
IDF "raises a virtual glass" on World Milk Day 2020
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) fetes the 20th anniversary of World Milk Day with a online celebration for its global experts....
29 May 2020
Fonterra reports jump in March dairy exports to China as lockdowns lift
New Zealand’s dairy giant Fonterra says that China’s global dairy import volumes climbed 10.1 percent in March....
Trouw Nutrition launches €10,000 HealthyLife Grant for sustainable dairy farming
Trouw Nutrition unveils its €10,000 grant to celebrate sustainable dairy professionals who are passionate about improving herd resilience and lifetime productivity. ...
28 May 2020
New Zealand’s Synlait slashes dairy price forecast amid COVID-19 uncertainty
Synlait Milk cut its milk price forecast for the current season on 28 May as global commodity prices dip....
27 May 2020
Regenerative agriculture platform will launch at virtual conference
Peterson Control Union Group is set to release its new regenerative agriculture platform at the 2 June Innovation Forum....
26 May 2020
New webinar on controlled environment feed production
HydroGreen, a subsidiary of CubicFarm Systems will host a webinar on 27 May exploring how controlled environment feed production can enhance sustainable dairy farming. ...
22 May 2020
RABDF submits evidence in last ditch attempt to save foreign dairy workers
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has submitted evidence to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) after they launched a six-week call for evidence last week (13 May) on skills shortages in the UK....
21 May 2020
UK dairy podcast helps farmers gain better control of their milk price
Dairy farmers should consider evaluating their businesses and assessing the vulnerability of their supply chains after disruptions caused by Coronavirus highlights the fragility of the sector....
Fonterra slashes farmgate milk prices as COVID-19 erodes demand
New Zealand’s Fonterra issued a statement saying the coronavirus pandemic was, “nothing like we’ve experienced before.”...
20 May 2020
Canadian government steps in to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on dairy sector
The Canadian government has amended the Canadian Dairy Commission Act to support dairy producers and processors and ensure Canadians maintain access to affordable food. ...
15 May 2020
Breedr’s virtual supply chain ensures meat quality, supply and supports net zero targets
A virtual value-chain for livestock production that ensures quality and supply has been developed by Breedr and has the support of the National Farmers Union, major livestock producers, processors and leading supermarkets....
April price cut puts Irish dairy farmers on the back foot
Cuts to Irish milk prices in April a further blow to dairy farmers....
11 May 2020
Australia releases its March 2020 Dairy Export Report
Year-to-date dairy exports contracted by over 8 percent but increased in value terms....
07 May 2020
UK dairy industry welcomes COVID-19 aid from government
UK government enacts new funding supports for dairy farmers facing hardship due to coronavirus, NFU and RABDF welcome new aid. ...
05 May 2020
EU takes crucial steps to shore up agri-food sector
The European Commission takes action by enacting exceptional measures to support the agriculture and food sectors affected by the COVID-19 crisis. ...
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