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25 February 2020
Arla Foods confirms March milk price
Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional milk will increase by 1 eurocent for March 2020....
24 February 2020
Brands, Transformation Deliver Strong 2019 Results for Arla
GLOBAL - In 2019 farmer-owned Arla Foods exceeded expectations for global branded sales whilst simultaneously transforming its business securing cost-savings at the top end of expectations through the Calcium programme. This enabled Arla to deliver a...
Brazil reports that the US will allow fresh imports of Brazilian beef
On Friday, Brazil’s Agriculture Minister announced that the United States reopened its market for fresh Brazilian beef exports with immediate effect....
18 February 2020
Despite steady consumption, uncertainty still defines the UK beef market.
Beef producers are still sceptical of beef market growth despite early signals of increasing prices....
US milk industry merger nears completion with a $425 million agreement
Dairy Farmers of America will acquire the assets of bankrupt milk processing firm Dean Foods if regulators get on board....
17 February 2020
CME: US Import Cattle Numbers for 2019
US - Over the years, the North American beef industry has become increasingly integrated and US feedlots and slaughter plants rely on Canadian and Mexican cattle for part of their supply, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
11 February 2020
Mazoon Dairy Receives Second Batch of Holstein Cows
OMAN - Mazoon Dairy, the flagship dairy company of Oman, has received its second batch of 2,625 Holstein cows at its farm in Al-Sunainah....
Co-ops Must Not Lose Sight of Base Milk Price, Says IFA
IRELAND - Speaking after the first IFA National Dairy Committee meeting of 2020, Chairman Tom Phelan said the Committee had clearly identified a minimum 1c/l as a realistic and justified base price increase for January milk....
10 February 2020
Dairy Cows Sent to Slaughter as Processors 'Fail' to Pay Enough for Milk
AUSTRALIA - Western Australia is facing an exodus of dairy farmers less than a year after the widely-celebrated end of $1-a-litre milk....
Arla Urges Farmers to Embrace New Interest Consumers Show in Dairy
UK - Speaking at the Dairy Tech event last week, Graham Wilkinson, Senior Director of Agriculture at Arla Foods UK called on farmers to ignore the foghorn of anti-dairy voices and instead focus on ensuring all farmers play a part to promote the superfood...
07 February 2020
Farmers, Crofters Need to be Given Tools to Succeed, Says NFUS President
SCOTLAND, UK - Speaking at NFU Scotland’s Conference, President Andrew McCornick has called on legislators and policy makers to deliver for Scottish agriculture as Brexit enters its final stage...
06 February 2020
Belarus to Ship 3.6m Tonnes of Dairy Products to Russia in 2020
BELARUS - Belarus is set to supply 3.6 million tonnes of dairy products and 316,000 tonnes of meat to Russia in 2020, Head of the Main Department for Foreign Economic Activities of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry Aleksei Bogdanov said at...
05 February 2020
Call for Action, Collaboration to Secure Sustainable Future for European Dairy
EU - A new independent report has analysed the interlinked challenges and opportunities across the value chain of the European dairy sector. The report, which has been commissioned by Arla Foods, points to concrete action that can be taken to ensure a...
Iran's Dairy Product Exports to Reach 1m Tons by Mid-March
IRAN - Iran is expected to export over 1 million tons of dairy products by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (20 March), according to the deputy agriculture minister....
Brookside Increases Producer Prices of Milk to Sh35
KENYA - Milk processor Brookside Dairy has increased the price of milk per kilo paid to farmers by Sh7 in what is expected to spark a pricing war among processors....
Dairy Factory Workers to Lose Jobs as Lactalis Shuts Down Rockhampton Operation
AUSTRALIA - In what is being seen as another nail in the coffin for Queensland milk suppliers, a French-owned dairy business is shutting its Rockhampton factory at the end of the month, sacking all 47 of its workers....
04 February 2020
CME: Little Impetus for Growth in US Cattle Industry
US - According to the latest USDA semi-annual 'Cattle Inventory' report, the total inventory of cattle and calves as of 1 January 2020 was estimated to be 94.413 million head, 0.4 percent lower than the previous year, reports Steiner Consulting Group,...
03 February 2020
CME: Year-on-year Declines Expected for Almost All Categories of US Cattle Herd
US - USDA published its semi-annual estimates of the US cattle herd and various inventory subgroupings on Friday (31 January), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
AMT Exemption to Boost Investment in Dairy Sector
INDIA - Proposed reduction of tax on cooperative societies to 22 percent plus surcharge and cess as well as exemption from Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) will help increase investments in the dairy sector. The relief to cooperatives has come at a time...
Arla Foods UK Acquires PCL 24/7 to Ensure Stability of Hatfield Operations
UK - Arla Foods UK has confirmed that it will acquire the legal entity PCL 24/7 Ltd and take on the services which are currently performed by PCL Transport 24/7 Ltd, with the exception of Bristol. The sale will enable Arla Foods to assure the future operations...
31 January 2020
Verified Grass Fed Standard Must Deliver for Farmers, Says IFA
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said that the 'Grass Fed standard' developed by Bord Bia should only be considered by processors for certain products, if it’s guaranteed to deliver an extra margin in a particular market place....
Two Thirds of EU Milk Used to Make Cheese, Butter
EU - In 2018, 156.8 million tonnes of whole milk was processed in the European Union (EU). EU dairies produced 10.3 million tonnes of cheese, as well as 2.4 million tonnes of butter and other fat products ("yellow products"). Together, the production...
30 January 2020
Records All Round for Dairy, Meat Exports
NEW ZEALAND - The first four months of the 2019/20 dairy export season has set records, boosted by higher prices and volumes, according to a report by Stats NZ....
Fonterra Moves to Pellet Power at Te Awamutu Dairy Plant
NEW ZEALAND - Fonterra has decided to take another step forward in its commitment to renewable energy as it announces that its Te Awamutu site will be coal-free next season. ...
Dairygold 2019 Price Move Proves Better Milk Prices Possible
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said that the move by Dairygold to pay 0.5c/l on all milk supplied during 2019 would be a welcome boost to their suppliers’ cash flow as calving begins....
29 January 2020
DA Vows to Improve Philippine Dairy Industry, Seeks Increased Budget
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday vowed to further strengthen the country’s dairy industry after a lawmaker slammed milk agencies for the weak academic performance of Filipino children....
NFU to Lead Rally in Effort to Back Future of British Farming
UK - Hundreds of farmers from across the country will gather in London in March to join the NFU in a rallying call to Government, urging them to commit that future UK trade policy will not allow imports of food produced to standards that would be illegal...
28 January 2020
Arla Foods Amba Confirms February Milk Price
UK - The Arla on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will remain unchanged for February 2020. ...
 
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