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10 July 2018
Climate Projections Suggest Lancaster County Corn Yields in Jeopardy by 2050
US - Climate projections indicate more warming will occur in the Northeast than other sections of the United States, and that has implications for corn crops and dairy farms in the region by 2050, researchers warn....
03 July 2018
Greenpeace Says New Water Rules Must Ban Dairy Conversions
NEW ZEALAND - Greenpeace says New Zealand’s water regulations need to be updated to prevent dairy expansion and end the intensification of livestock farming across the country....
Livestock Groups Urge Swift Passage of ESA Amendments of 2018
US - The Public Lands Council (PLC), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), and the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) yesterday urged swift passage of the Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018. ...
29 June 2018
Land O'Lakes, California Bioenergy Partner to Advance 'Barn to Biogas'
US - Land O’Lakes, Inc. and California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio) have launched a first-of-its-kind collaboration to support the financing, installation and management of on-farm methane digesters to generate renewable compressed natural gas fuel in California...
IFA Says Aldi's Aggressive Discounting of Fresh Milk Incompatible with Origin Green Membership
IRELAND - Unsustainable discounting of fresh milk by Aldi in the last week is socially irresponsible and fundamentally incompatible with Origin Green membership, IFA National Liquid Milk Chairman John Finn has said....
Dairy UK: Strong, Vibrant UK Dairy Industry Will Meet New Challenges Successfully
UK - The UK dairy industry is 'increasingly strong, vibrant and ambitious' and can successfully deal with the unprecedented challenges and opportunities it now faces....
19 June 2018
Kintyre Milk Producers Look to the Future
SCOTLAND, UK - Milk producers in Kintyre are committed to building a positive future for dairy production in the region....
18 June 2018
Reducing Age at First Calving can Save Thousands
UK - Reducing the age of first calving from 26 to 24 months can potentially save dairy farmers £300 per heifer....
14 June 2018
MP Launches APPG Inquiry into Dairy Exports, Opportunities
UK - The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dairy, headed by Scott Mann MP, has launched a new inquiry to look at the future of dairy exports....
Bayer’s Care4Cattle initiative
Interview with Almut Hoffmann, Head of Global Marketing Farm Animal Products. ...
12 June 2018
China Aims to Improve Dairy Industry
CHINA - China on Monday unveiled guidelines to make a series of improvements to its dairy industry....
11 June 2018
Cattle Feed Inspection Labs Open at Jebel Ali Port
UAE - Talib Julfar, Assistant Director-General of Dubai Municipality for Environment and Public Health Services Sector, recently inaugurated the veterinary laboratories for examining fodder samples and animal food shipments in Jebel Ali Port....
08 June 2018
Development of SL Dairy Industry to be Self-sufficient
SRI LANKA - A meeting was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, regarding development of the local dairy industry and consumption to plan out a program becoming country self- sufficient in dairy products...
06 June 2018
Belarus Suggests Developing Dairy Cluster in Mongolia
MONGOLIA - Belarus can develop a dairy cluster in Mongolia, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with Mongolia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Damdin Tsogtbaatar, BelTA has learned....
05 June 2018
IFA President Addresses EU Agri Ministers on CAP Budget
EU - IFA President Joe Healy is addressing the informal EU Farm Council meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Bulgaria today (5 June) on the CAP post-2020 and the importance of an increased budget....
31 May 2018
Research Reveals How Same Foods Create Markedly Different Environmental Impacts
GLOBAL - Researchers at Oxford University and the Swiss agricultural research institute, Agroscope, have created the most comprehensive database yet on the environmental impacts of nearly 40,000 farms, and 1,600 processors, packaging types, and retailers....
29 May 2018
Arla Foods UK Announces First Step in Drive to Create New Efficiencies
UK - Arla Foods UK is today announcing a series of actions that it is proposing as part of a strategic review of its multi-award-winning UK cheese business, logistics operations and the Arla Group’s three-year transformation programme, Calcium, where...
28 May 2018
Premier Stresses Extra Efforts to Boost Dairy Industry
CHINA - At the State Council executive meeting held on 23 May, Premier Li Keqiang demanded that quality and safety should be stressed to boost the dairy industry....
25 May 2018
Animal Transport Vital to Scottish Livestock, Says NFUS
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has outlined the importance of animal transport to the Scottish livestock industry....
Hawkes Bay Dairy Company Tackles Plastic Bottle Mountain
NEW ZEALAND - Hawkes Bay dairy processor, Origin Earth, this week launches its’ vision to remove 2500 two litre plastic milk bottles from the recycling waste stream every week....
FrieslandCampina Recognised for Commitment to Better Nutrition
NETHERLANDS - FrieslandCampina moved up to fourth place in the 2018 Access To Nutrition Index. With this it is the fastest riser compared to 2016. Every two years, the index tracks the contribution food and beverage manufacturers make to delivering better...
24 May 2018
Dairy Industry Gets Face Lift in Central Cuban Province
CUBA - The introduction this year of more efficient and modern technological equipment in the Dairy Products Company of Ciego de Ávila will make the production process viable in this industry, key to guaranteeing food to the population....
£6m State-of-the-art Dairy Center Launched at University of Nottingham
UK - A new £6 million centre that will position the University of Nottingham at the forefront of research into the health, nutrition and welfare of dairy cows is to be officially unveiled at its Sutton Bonington campus....
23 May 2018
Arla Farmers Join Forces to Increase Resilience, Profitability
UK - Over 300 farmers have signed up to Arla’s new R500 programme designed to help future proof their farms and increase resilience to the impact of volatile milk prices....
Genetic Merit a Key Performance Measure Critical to Success
UK - Farmers can see how the genetic merit of their herd compares against the rest of the industry as the measure has been added to AHDB Dairy's set of key performance indicators (KPIs). ...
22 May 2018
UK Dairy Sector Demonstrates Decade of World Class Environmental Progress
UK - The UK dairy sector has made significant progress in its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint, attendees at the launch of the Dairy Roadmap 10th anniversary report in the House of Commons were told today....
21 May 2018
Huge Opportunities for Farmer-to-farmer Learning This Summer
UK - UK farmers and growers will have access to more than 50 farmer-to-farmer learning events this summer....
18 May 2018
Market Oriented Dairy Products to Strengthen Rural Economy, Says PM
SRI LANKA - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the market oriented dairy project launched in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) would strengthen and improve the country’s rural economy....
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