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15 April 2020
COVID-19-related cattle industry losses in the US estimated at $13.6 Billion
A recent study estimates that cattle industry losses stemming from the coronavirus pandemic will reach $13.6 billion....
Germany calls on EU to support dairy farmers
Germany’s agriculture ministry has called on the European Union to take action to support dairy farmers who face a steep fall in milk sales due to the ongoing pandemic....
13 April 2020
Irish dairy farmers enter unique collaboration to meet COVID-19 challenge
Irish Farmers Association (IFA) Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan takes steps to reassure Irish dairy farmers as the pandemic grinds on....
09 April 2020
French milk producers need help from EU as pandemic grinds on
On 8 April, French Agriculture Minister called on the European Commission to help milk producers with surplus production due to low demand from the export and restaurant sectors....
NFU calls for meeting with Defra Secretary to save UK dairy sector
The survival of many British dairy farming businesses hit by the coronavirus depends on urgent action from the government, the NFU said on 8 April....
Why British dairy farmers have to discard their milk
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) has produced a Q+A document to help answer questions on why some farmers are having to discard their milk despite shortages still being seen in a few supermarkets....
08 April 2020
RABDF seeks Government support in a new scheme to prevent widespread dairy disruption
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) is calling on the Government to help fund a short-term financial support scheme for dairy farmers whose businesses have been severely affected as a result of Coronavirus and to avert a larger crisis...
07 April 2020
Canada’s dairy farmers are poised to dump milk as coronavirus worsens
Dairy farmers in Ontario expect to dump millions of litres of milk due to coronavirus....
23 March 2020
Increasing UK milk price gap indicates a broken market
The widening gap between the highest and lowest milk prices was highlighted as competing brands announce opposing price points....
20 March 2020
Dairy farmers struggle to find market for their milk
UGANDA - Majority of the cattle keepers in Ankole and some parts of central Uganda have over the last three decades been investing heavily in dairy farming....
18 March 2020
Dairy Australia releases March 2020 Situation and Outlook report
The latest Situation and Outlook report indicates that Australia’s national milk production has steadied, with rainfall offsetting dry conditions and helping curb higher feed costs....
13 March 2020
Study examines environmental footprint of California dairy cows over 50 years
US - Producing a liter of milk in California emits less greenhouse gas and uses less land and water than it did in 1964, according to a recent study from researchers at the University of California, Davis....
11 March 2020
15,000 people sign NFU’s food standards petition
More than 15,000 people have urged the Government to commit in law that food that would be illegal for British farmers to produce here will not be imported as part of future trade deals....
09 March 2020
Arla introduces new brand, plant-based products
UK - The farmer owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods enters plant-based drinks sector to offer oat-based options made only from natural ingredients....
Jordanian Agriculture Ministry upholds import ban on dairy cows
Jordan’s Ministry of Agriculture “stands firm” in its decision to ban dairy cattle imports until further consultations are held. ...
03 March 2020
Horizon Organic commits to becoming carbon positive across its full supply chain by 2025
Largest USDA certified organic dairy brand is taking unprecedented action to impact the planet....
02 March 2020
Dairy Board to launch revised milk laws; processors step up milk tests to cut antibiotic residues
KENYA - Exactly one year after the controversial draft dairy regulations were rejected by milk producers, the Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) will undertake a fresh public participation across the country to convince producers to support the new rules....
01 March 2020
Australia's monthly milk production report is in
Dairy Australia has filed their monthly production report for January 2020. ...
28 February 2020
Arla releases 2019 annual, social responsibility reports
GLOBAL - Arla yesterday published its Annual Report for 2019 along with its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report. The two reports document how the cooperative has progressed its financial operations, as well as its responsible business practices over...
26 February 2020
NFU20: promoting, growing and protecting British dairy
Promoting, growing and protecting British dairy were the key themes at this year’s dairy breakout session at NFU Conference, and dairy board chairman Michael Oakes opened it by looking forward to a more optimistic 2020....
Study associates dairy milk intake with greater risk of breast cancer
Intake of dairy milk is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer in women, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Loma Linda University Health....
24 February 2020
Unhappy cow? A closer look at cow personalities as they mature
A recent study has documented noticeable personality changes in Holstein cows when they undergo puberty, but the media buzz may be overblown....
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....
10 February 2020
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...
06 February 2020
Farmers Encouraged to Focus on Factors Within Their Control
Farmers are encouraged to focus on controllable factors within the ring-fence of their farm to help the agricultural sector reach its carbon neutral goal by 2040....
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...
04 February 2020
03 February 2020
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...
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