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Prospects for Agricultural Markets and Income in EU 2012-2020
EU agricultural commodity prices are expected to stay firm over the medium term, supported by factors such as the growth in global food demand, the development of the biofuel sector and a prolongation of the long term decline in food crop productivity...
A Reminder About What is Essential for a Thriving Livestock Sector
Preparedness is an easier game than predictions according to Meristem after talking with Dr John Kelly, University of Alberta, who had just presented a discussion of the challenges and opportunities of the livestock industry. ...
Australian Dairy Farming Overview-2012: Consumption of Dairy Products
Australia's high milk consumption figures continue being strengthened by strong increases in Yogurt consumption the last 20 years as a leading 'healthy snack' and the rise of cheese consumption....
Australian Dairy Farming Overview- 2012:Dairy Manufacturing and Markets
In the absence of production growth, profitability and efficiency have been the message of large dairy processors who have invested in greater storage, said Dairy Australia in a synoptic analysis of the industry in 2012. ...
Australian Dairy Farming Overview-2012
The economic significance of Australia's dairy industry, regional variability, water management improvements and retail competition are the main issues seen in 2012, according to Ian Halliday, Managing Director of Dairy Australia in the first of several...
Risk Management in the Irish Dairy Sector
The volatility of the dairy markets and risk management tools were discussed at a conference held jointly by the Cork Institute of Technology and the Irish Cooperative Society....
Estonia: Animal Production in 2004–2010
The developments in poultry, pig, beef and milk production in Estonia over the period are outlined by Liina Jurgenson, Head of the Bureau of Animal Products at the Ministry of Agriculture in a report entitled 'Animal Breeding in Estonia 2004–2011' from...
What's Driving the Grain Markets and What to Look out for Going Forward?
David Norris of Noggers Blog explained his view of recent feed ingredient price movements and where they might be heading next at the Pig Farmers' Conference organised by Teagasc in the Republic of Ireland in October 2012. ...
Evolution of the Market Situation and the Consequent Conditions for Smoothly Phasing out the Milk Quota System
This report comes as the second part of the Common Agricultural Policy health check and evaluates the evolving market situation in the 'smooth phasing out' of the dairy quota system, concluding that the process is 'on track'. ...
The Stability Story in Canada’s Dairy Industry
The fluctuations of the dairy markets and the performance of Canadian dairy farmers are analysed after a turbulent year for milk prices. The effects of industry regulations are investigated by Dairy Farmers of Canada....
Getting Ready for Expansion Lessons from the Greenfield Project
After 30 years of quota restrictions the dairy industry will be open to new opportunities for milk production as of 2015. Laurence Shalloo, Abigail Ryan and Padraig French evaluated the key factors that will determine farm success in an unhindered, no-quota...
Dairy Markets Roundup - Dairy Australia
Butter and SMP production have both fallen in production by around five per cent and the French processor Lacatalis has purchased cheese manufacturer Jindi in a deal worth A$20million in the fortnightly market news update from Dairy Australia....
U.S. Export Volumes Slip in September
A report from the US Dairy Export Council shows that milk output has dropped this autumn after a summer of drought across much of the US and increasing rates of cow liquidation. ...
FAO Food Outlook - November 2012 - Milk and Milk Products
International prices of dairy products began to strengthen in mid-2012, reversing the steady decline that had characterized the previous twelve months, according to a report from the FAO....
Cheese: Getting to the Next Billion
US cheese exports are performing well, with the opportunity to improve, writes Tom Suber, President of the US Dairy Export Council....
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