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12 August 2020
COVID-19 resurgence puts pressure on New Zealand economy, especially dairy sector
New Zealand stocks registered their worst close in a month on 12 August after the country reported its first cluster of coronavirus cases in over 100 days....
07 August 2020
Weekly global protein digest: China demand remains key driver
Following are the latest developments on the world protein front....
06 August 2020
World food prices extend rebound during July
The world food price index has been updated, showing that prices rose for the month of July....
26 July 2020
PFLA publishes updated Certification Standards
The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association has published its latest set of Certification Standards, listing what cattle and sheep producers must do to apply the "Pasture for Life" marketing symbol on their produce....
22 July 2020
India and US move closer to securing a trade deal
The United States and India will soon finalise a trade deal after two years of negotiations....
15 July 2020
RABDF identifies shortfalls in government's EFRA evidence call
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has highlighted ways the Government could have supported British dairy farmers better during the pandemic after the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee issued an urgent call for evidence....
14 July 2020
Kingshay reports shows UK dairy margins increasing almost 25 percent in 10 years
Margins over purchased feed for conventional dairy herds have increased by 24.1 percent in the past 10 years, to £1,704/cow, according to the annual Kingshay Dairy Costings Focus Report....
09 July 2020
Meat, eggs and poultry play key role in improved nutrition
New research from UC Davis highlights the pivotal role of animal protein for family nutrition in developing countries. ...
08 July 2020
RSPCA hails Aldi's commitment to not sell lower-welfare products as UK debates new policies
Higher animal welfare standards hang in the balance as the House of Lords debates the new Agriculture Bill....
06 July 2020
Irish survey data shows worrying rise in dairy overheads
The results from Ireland's National Farm Survey (NFS), which show modest gains in farm family incomes, may not be as positive as they initially appear. ...
03 July 2020
China puts additional tariffs on Australian beef
China has increased tariffs on Australian beef imports and hints at increased tariffs on whole milk powder later in 2020....
02 July 2020
Diary supply chains must adapt to changing consumer behaviour - CoBank
New analysis from CoBank shows that COVID-19 has caused shifts and uncertainty in purchasing patterns and consumption habits for the dairy industry. ...
26 June 2020
IDF launches third edition of Dairy Sustainability Outlook
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has launched the third edition of its Dairy Sustainability Outlook series, which provides new case studies to support the dairy sector in delivering on its commitment to sustainable development....
Cell-based milk start-up gaining traction
TurtleTree Labs raises $3.2 million seed round as it accelerates cell-based milk development....
25 June 2020
Dairy farmers urged to speak up for fair contract terms as government consults on contracts
The NFU is urging dairy farmers to engage with the long-awaited government consultation on dairy contracts and speak up for a more effective dairy supply chain, with fairer terms for farmers....
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....
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