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22 January 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: Indonesia moves to fill a domestic beef shortage and the USDA publishes latest round of reports
Indonesia expects meat and buffalo consumption to rise by 64 percent in 2021, while the USDA predicts restricted red meat supplies in the United States. ...
Student scoops the UK's National Dairy Award
A final year student from Harper Adams University has beat off six other finalists and one of the highest number of entries to scoop this year’s RABDF Dairy Student of the Year Award, sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers....
20 January 2021
Canada compensates dairy farmers who experienced market upsets due to new trade deals
Canada's Agriculture Minister is taking the next step in compensating Canada's dairy farmers under the Dairy Direct Payment Program. ...
19 January 2021
Is local or imported dairy the sustainable option for the Sahel?
Research from CIRAD has explored the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of European exports of milk to West Africa, and finds that competition from imports could undercut local dairies. ...
15 January 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef exports to EU feel pandemic pain
USDA revises export figures for 2021 and the EU increases its US beef import quota. ...
13 January 2021
NFU UK voices agreement with The Times opinion piece on sustainable meat
National Farmers Union (NFU) Deputy President Stuart Roberts has written to The Times about eating sustainably and why going meat-free for January may not bring the expected climate benefits....
11 January 2021
FAO reports that world food prices have been rising for seven straight months
The World food price index shows that global food prices rose for a seventh consecutive month in December across all major categories except sugar....
08 January 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: exports up year on year and JBS is in the crosshairs over labour practices
JBS and other meat processors in Brazil are facing allegations of sourcing cattle from farms that use slave labour and US beef exports remain steady despite pandemic pressures. ...
18 December 2020
16 December 2020
AHDB launches new "Eat balanced; enjoy the food you eat" campaign across the UK
The UK's AHDB has launched a £1.5 million campaign to encourage consumers to "eat balanced; enjoy the food you eat". ...
11 December 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: USMCA gets its first test and China bans more Australian beef
US beef exports continue their steep decline and the USDA issues its assessment of SE Asia's diary prospects....
US challenges Canada’s dairy tariff-rate quotas under USMCA
The US says it is challenging Canada’s allocation of dairy tariff-rate quotas in the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) dispute settlement system....
08 December 2020
New three-way crossbreeding programme for spring-grazing dairy herds
VikingGenetics has launched a new, three-way crossbreeding programme in the UK, suited in particular to spring calving herds on grazing systems....
07 December 2020
New Zealand’s Fonterra lifts lower end of 2020-2021 farmgate milk price forecast
Dairy company Fonterra lifted the lower end of its 2020-2021 forecast range on 4 December, increasing the price it pays farmers for milk....
02 December 2020
RAU lecture stresses that next decade is key for biodiversity, climate change and humanity
The role that food, farming and forestry must play in meeting the challenges of climate disruption, nature depletion and human health was explored in an enlightening discussion at the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) annual Bledisloe Lecture....
01 December 2020
Canada adds over $600 million to key agriculture sectors
The Government of Canada has earmarked additional investments in its supply-managed dairy, poultry and egg industries. ...
27 November 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: meat prices remain firm and Spain's dairy sector poised to expand
Jim Wyckoff's latest analysis shows Spain making gains in the dairy market and meat prices remaining high. ...
19 November 2020
Chocolate milk: Sports drink of champions
It is the time of year when students are gearing up for the fall sports season. Whether playing football, volleyball or soccer, youth are practicing hard, sweating and burning many calories. ...
18 November 2020
Poland’s beef and dairy producers face difficult season
COVID-19 lockdowns and movement restrictions are placing increased pressure on Poland, the EU’s fourth-largest dairy producer....
13 November 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: the meat industry contends with more COVID-19 cases
Jim Wyckoff's latest update on the global cattle industry shows some friction for Australia's beef exports and an in-depth view of the dairy industry. ...
12 November 2020
Irish Farmers Association vows to reject additional licensing requirements for dairy farmers
The Irish Farmers Association Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan issued a news release stressing that diary farmers should not face additional licensing from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contradicting media reports. ...
10 November 2020
New Zealand’s Synlait warns of lower 2021 profit
Dairy products giant Synlait Milk warns of flat to lower profit in fiscal year 2021 due to weak demand for consumer-packaged infant formula....
06 November 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef exports gain ground dairy market remains steady
Jim Wyckoff's latest cattle industry update shows improving US beef exports and steady growth in the dairy sector. ...
05 November 2020
October’s world food price index rises for five straight months
World food prices rose for a fifth month running in October, completely recovering from the shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and posting gains in most sectors....
UK dairy farmers told that future policies will be a better fit for the industry
Dairy farmers were told by UK Farming Minister Victoria Prentis the future farming policy will deliver a better deal for them going forward....
AHDB webinar shows the changing landscape for UK red meat and dairy
The UK's red meat and dairy sectors have fared well during the COVID-19 crisis, with grocery spending offsetting losses from food service closures during lockdown. ...
03 November 2020
Red meat and dairy showcased in China
Red meat and dairy products from the UK will take centre stage in China this month at one of Asia’s leading food and drink trade shows....
Dairy farmers told to focus on integration, export growth and benchmarking
Productivity in the dairy industry is not about producing as much milk as possible it is about how well the sector can turn inputs into outputs, delegates at RABDF’s Virtual Business and Policy Conference were told....
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