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10 September 2019
View news from Pakistan Milk Price Spikes as Demand Rises in Muharram
PAKISTAN - With the increase in demand for milk on the occasion of Muharram, milk traders are cashing in on the event and have inflated the prices by almost 50 percent....
View news from United States Union Board Calls on Administration to Strengthen Ag Markets
US - In a pair of unanimously approved resolutions, the National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors called on the administration and Congress to address mounting financial difficulties that have been exacerbated by recent policy decisions. ...
09 September 2019
View news from Pakistan Balochistan Govt Upgrading Dairy, Livestock Sectors
PAKISTAN - The Balochistan government has chalked out a comprehensive plan to upgrade the dairy and livestock sectors to exploit their full potential and generate economic activities across the province....
View news from Zimbabwe Dairy Producers Bullish on Future Prospects
ZIMBABWE - Dairy farmers plan to double milk production, eliminate imports and focus on being net exporters, a development that will boost the country’s foreign currency earnings....
View news from India Mother Dairy Hikes Cow Milk Price by Rs 2/litre
INDIA - Mother Diary has hiked the price of cow milk by Rs 2 per litre from Friday in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR)....
View news from Tanzania A to Z Introduces New Mineral Feed to Boost Dairy Cattle Industry
TANZANIA - Dairy cattle keepers in Dodoma and Iringa regions have every reason to smile following the introduction of Josera Frumi Plus in the two regions....
View news from Global Hibernating Products Expanding Arla’s Portfolio Worldwide
GLOBAL - Distance is no longer a difficulty for one of Europe’s largest dairy cooperatives, which has pioneered an innovative, natural, no preservative transport solution for fresh dairy products. The new technology is enabling Arla Foods’ European...
View news from United Kingdom Weather Delays, Brexit Uncertainty Continue to Disrupt Scotland’s Harvest
SCOTLAND, UK - For many Scottish growers, a week of continuous rain has brought harvest to a halt and the volume of rain makes accessing fields with heavy harvesting equipment challenging....
06 September 2019
View news from Switzerland Resistance Can Spread Even Without Use of Antibiotics
SWITZERLAND - Bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to common antibiotics. Often, resistance is mediated by resistance genes, which can simply jump from one bacterial population to the next....
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Meets PM on Aberdeenshire Farm
SCOTLAND, UK - On a visit to an Aberdeenshire farm, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the UK Government will accept the funding recommendations of the Bew Review into intra-UK agricultural funding. ...
05 September 2019
View news from New Zealand New Animal Welfare Solution for Livestock
NEW ZEALAND - Situate Me, the emergency management crowd sourcing specialist behind compassionate Virtual Disaster Assistant Ema, has launched a new animal welfare add-on that allows farmers and lifestylers to register animals left unattended in an emergency....
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour
CANADA - Today the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $264,000 in support of dairy processor La Maison d’affinage Maurice Dufour....
View news from United Kingdom Long Running Union Campaign Finally Secures Deal on £160m for Scottish Farmers, Crofters
SCOTLAND, UK - A long running Union campaign has finally seen a flawed decision on agricultural funding addressed....
04 September 2019
View news from India Dairy Farmers Start Feeling Pinch of Dwindling Buffalo Meat Exports
INDIA - Just when liquid milk prices were showing signs of stabilising after remaining subdued for the past few years, the dry buffalo rate, or the sale price of a buffalo that has stopped giving milk and is ready for slaughter, has dropped sharply....
View news from Ireland IFA Says Dairy Co-ops Must Heed Stable European Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said Irish co-ops, which have been cutting milk prices in July to varying degrees and are busy talking them down further, were falling behind their European counterparts, many of which have held prices...
03 September 2019
View news from Canada Anthrax Outbreak Kills Livestock in Saskatchewan
CANADA - Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture says seven farm animals are dead due to anthrax....
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Maintains 2019/2020 Milk Price Forecast Despite Risks
NEW ZEALAND - Fonterra has maintained its current forecast farmgate milk price for the season, however has flagged some risks in the international dairy market....
View news from Denmark Danish Dairy King Unveils Sustainable Cheese Packaging
DENMARK - Danish dairy giant Arla has revealed that millions of its cheese products are now being sold in more climate-friendly packaging....
View news from United Kingdom Crucial Role of Non-UK Labour in Scottish Food, Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - A key goal of NFU Scotland is to ensure continued access to non-UK workers, both permanent and temporary, post-Brexit....
02 September 2019
View news from Global The Pirbright Institute Grants New License for Foot-and-mouth Disease Vaccine
The Pirbright Institute and its research partners have granted MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US) an exclusive commercial licence for a new, effective and affordable vaccine to protect livestock against several serotypes of foot-and-mouth...
View news from United States CME: October Feeder Cattle Futures Contract Trading at Discount
US - Feeder cattle markets have been buffeted from the wake created by the slaughter plant fire in Holcomb, Kansas two weeks ago, but there is some evidence that some order is taking hold in the market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division,...
View news from Zimbabwe Dairy Farmers Step Up Production
ZIMBABWE - Milk producers in the country have increased milk production by 4 million litres from last year despite numerous challenges....
View news from New Zealand Dairy Industry’s Environmental Accountability Undermined
NEW ZEALAND - The dairy industry’s decision to disband an environmental leaders group that includes representatives from outside the industry undermines the credibility and accountability of the industry’s attempts to reduce freshwater pollution,...
View news from Canada Govt Invests in Research for Dairy Sector
CANADA - Last week, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of over $1.3...
View news from European Union Arla: Building Momentum During Rare Market Stability
EU - The first half of 2019 saw a rare stability in the otherwise volatile global dairy market resulting in stable prepaid milk prices to farmer owners across Europe....
30 August 2019
View news from United States CME: Combined US, Canada Cattle Inventories Slightly Lower in 2019
US - USDA NASS released the US and Canada cattle and hog inventory data on 27 August. The report gives a mid-year snapshot of both cattle and hog inventories in Canada and the US, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Turkey Vet Invents First-aid Tool for Cattle
TURKEY - A veterinarian in eastern Turkey has invented a first-aid device to prevent cattle from dying due to stomach problems....
29 August 2019
View news from Kazakhstan Service Investigation Initiated Following Mass Infection of Cattle
KAZAKHSTAN - Service investigation has been initiated following mass infection of cattle with unknown disease in the North Kazakhstan region....
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