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Livestock Gross Margin Insurance: Another Safety Net For Dairymen
An Illinois economist has advised farmers getting to grips with the new Margin Protection Programme that the Livestock Gross Margin Insurance for Dairy Cattle also assists with risk. ...
How Does A Free Trade Agreement Benefit Dairy?
With almost three quarters of South Korean milk used for drinking, there is plenty of scope for the sale of processed dairy goods, write two economists at the US Deparment of Agriculture. ...
Food Loss: Questions About the Amount and Causes Remain
Two-thirds of the 133 billion pounds (5.9 million tonnes) of food loss in the US in 2010 occurred in homes, restaurants and other place outside the home, and one-third occurred in grocery stores and other food retailers, according to a new report from...
Spotlight on Argentina: A Dairy Sector With Ambition
Global dairy consumption’s meteoric rise presents an opportunity for any dairy farmer and in Argentina a very bullish sector is aiming high, writes Michael Priestley....
How Much Will Change in Dairying Under the Farm Bill?
Jeremy Daubert, Extension Agent for Rockingham County, answers some questions on what the Farm Bill will mean for the dairy industry. ...
US Exports: China Is Important But Mexico Is Too
Mexico bought a record volume of US dairy products in 2013, prompting the industry to remember old friends, as well as the booming Asian demand....
Prospects for Dairy Markets, Prices and Income 2013-2023
European Commission analysts see a positive outlook for both world and domestic dairy markets and deliveries are expected to reach 150 million tonnes by 2023. ...
How Has the Year Closed for US Dairy?
The National Dairy Products Sales Reports showed Butter averaged over $1.60 per pound and Dry Whey fetched 57.6 cents per pound. ...
US Dairy: Another Step Closer to A One Stop Shop
When the US Dairy Export Coucil (USDEC) launched its 'Gouda Inititative' in 2007, it put the US on the map as a country with capacity to supply and compete on a global market, quickly becoming vital sources for Mexico and Japan. ...
World Dairy Forum Focuses on Making Milk More Sustainable
A host of dairy experts assembled to discuss the dairy sector's future and how sustainable milk production can be ensured, including a rigorous assessment what sustainable dairy involves. ...
The Land of 'MILC' and Honey
A dairy safety net can be a 'win-win' for all and, according to a report from the University of Illinois, should come in the form of an expanded MILC programme and a limited income over feed cost margin insurance programme. ...
Scottish Dairy Review: Ambition 2025
Following turbulent years, the Scottish government has announced a proposal to expand Scotland's dairy production base by 50 per cent by 2025. The report, Ambition 2025, clarifies how this could be done. ...
Cheddar Markets Review - Cheese Production Waiting on Milk Price Queues?
Wholesale cheddar has kept price static recently which has allowed value to be passed down to producers, concludes DairyCo in their second installment of their cheddar market analysis....
Developing Countries Dominate World Demand for Agricultural Products
According to USDA’s baseline projections, developing countries will account for much of the increase in projected growth in global consumption of meats and crops in 2013-22, write Ronald Trostle and Ralph Seeley....
Just Who Makes the Biggest Margins in UK Cheddar?
Just exactly who comes out the better off from the dairy supply chain is a hot topic and in this first installment, DairyCo analyses farm and processor margins on mild and mature cheddar. ...
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