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28 August 2019
View news from New Zealand Dairy Industry Restructuring Act Passes First Reading at Parliament
NEW ZEALAND - The Dairy Industry Restructuring Act, or DIRA Bill, has narrowly passed its first reading at Parliament, 63 votes to 57....
View news from Denmark Arla at Summit: Partnerships to Ensure Food Safety, Security
DENMARK - Access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food for all is a key theme at this week’s World Food Summit 2019 in Copenhagen. Tim Ørting Jørgensen, Executive Vice President of Arla International, will talk about the importance of public-private...
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges UK Govt to Urgently Review Stance on Tariffs
SCOTLAND, UK - The UK Government has been urged to scrap its proposed tariff schedule and pursue a post-Brexit approach to international trade that acts in the best interests of Scottish food and farming....
27 August 2019
View news from United States CME: Inventory of COF in Feedlots Close to Analysts' Expectations
US - The inventory of cattle on feed in feedlots with +1000 head capacity as of 1 August was estimated at 11.112 million head, 0.2 percent higher than a year ago. Analysts expected the total on feed number to be up 0.6 percent, according to Steiner...
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at Fromabitibi Inc
CANADA - Yesterday, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of $81,628 in support of dairy processor Fromabitibi Inc....
View news from Zimbabwe Govt Moots Command Dairy
ZIMBABWE - The Government has asked dairy farmers in the country to submit a proposal to be incorporated into the Command Dairy programme in an endeavour to increase milk production in the country and reduce the import bill....
26 August 2019
View news from India Amul to Add Over 50 Dairy Products in Next Two Years
INDIA - The Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets dairy products under the 'Amul' brand, is looking at 40-60 new value-added dairy products over the next two years. The launches, which could include high-margin offerings,...
View news from China Major Milk-producing Region to Promote Large-scale Dairy Farming
CHINA - Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region has released a plan to promote quality development of its dairy industry, aiming to see its large-scale dairy farms, with over 100 cows, account for more than 99 percent of the region's total by...
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Urges Govt to Deliver Food, Farming Labour Solutions Before Brexit
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has called on the Government to make essential decisions affecting the availability of non-UK labour with urgency....
23 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Quebec Dairy Processors
CANADA - This week, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Richard Hébert, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Jean and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced an...
22 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Supports Increased Dairy Processing at La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912
CANADA - This week, Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $120,950 in support of dairy processor La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912....
21 August 2019
View news from United States CME: Good Pasture Conditions, Higher Feed Costs Help Cattle Producers
US - USDA will issue on Friday (3PM ET) the results of its monthly survey of feedlots with +1000 head capacity, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from Ireland Co-ops Brexit Planning Cannot Focus on Milk Price Cuts, Says IFA
IRELAND - Speaking from the Virginia Dairy Show in Cavan today, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said farmers felt let down that their co-ops’ Brexit preparation strategy seemed to rely pretty heavily on cutting and further talking down...
20 August 2019
View news from India Amul Stays Out of NDDB’s Milk-fortification Programme
INDIA - The ambitious milk-fortification programme of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is seen facing dissent on its home ground. ...
View news from Australia Experts Call for End to Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock
AUSTRALIA - The country's experts are calling for cutting down the amounts of antibiotics being given to animals in an attempt to help address antibiotic resistance in humans....
View news from United Kingdom National Livestock Movement Bans May Prove Economically Damaging
UK - New research from the University of Warwick has pioneered an economic perspective on controlling livestock diseases. Focusing on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), bovine TB (bTB) and bluetongue virus (BTV), the researchers draw striking conclusions about...
19 August 2019
View news from Canada Govt Announces Compensation for Supply-Managed Dairy Producers
CANADA - On Friday, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau visited a dairy farm in Compton, where she announced that the federal government will make available $1.75 billion over eight years to Canada’s nearly 11,000 dairy farmers. ...
View news from China Improving Bio-Security at the farm level, challenges faced in China that have a global impact – information is power.
Join us at the first-ever Animal and Food Safety Alliance Conference at EuroTier China 2019 from 19 - 21 September in Qingdao....
16 August 2019
View news from Viet Nam Tay Ninh to Get Safe Dairy Cow Breeding Area
VIETNAM - The Department of Animal Health, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) and the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday agreed to...
15 August 2019
View news from New Zealand Dairy NZ Wants GHG Emissions Decided Farm by Farm
NEW ZEALAND - Combating greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture must be decided farm by farm by farm, not imposed centrally via the Emissions Trading Scheme, according to DairyNZ....
View news from Egypt Egyptian Dairy Maker H1 Profits Fall
EGYPT - Egyptian dairy maker Arabian Food Industries Company ( Domty) reported on Wednesday a 32 percent year-on-year drop in profits to 66.3 million Egyptian pounds ($4 million) during the first half this year....
14 August 2019
View news from China Technical programme revealed for debut EuroTier China trade fair
EuroTier China will include a comprehensive technical programme for all areas of the livestock sector. Event will offer a comprehensive overview of global topics and trends in modern animal husbandry - EuroTier China takes place in Qingdao from 19th to...
13 August 2019
View news from Zimbabwe Grow Own Stockfeed, Dairy Farmers Urged
ZIMBABWE - Dairy farmers in Manicaland have been urged to grow and stash their own stockfeed to counter increasing prices of commercial stockfeed....
View news from Switzerland Swiss Dairy Association Launches 'Sustainable Milk' Standard
SWITZERLAND - From 1 September, milk producers can use a new "Swissmilk Green" quality label if they meet ten basic criteria, including avoiding palm oil products in animal feed....
View news from United Kingdom Millennials' Love for Dairy Win for Industry
UK - Results from the second year of Dairy UK and AHDB’s dairy marketing campaign have once again shown resounding success for the dairy sector in rekindling millennial’s love for dairy....
12 August 2019
View news from United Arab Emirates Ever increasing demand for dairy products in the UAE, and the burdens of dairy production in harsh environments - how to gear up for growth
Join us for the International Dairy Conference and the Animal Production in the United Arab Emirates Conference at EuroTier Middle East 2019 from 2 – 4 September in Abu Dhabi...
View news from Indonesia Indonesia Threatens Tariff Hike on EU Dairy in Trade Spat
INDONESIA - Indonesia's trade minister on Friday threatened to impose higher tariffs on European Union dairy imports in response to the bloc's proposed move to hit biodiesel made from palm oil with anti-subsidy duties....
View news from Bangladesh Cattle Markets Gain Momentum
BANGLADESH - The cattle markets in Dhaka have started to gain momentum with buyers turning up in increased numbers, ahead of the holy Eid-ul-Azha to be observed in the country on Monday....
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