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07 January 2020
View news from United Kingdom NFU Launches New Offer to Help Members Stay Safe on Farm
UK - The NFU is today launching a new member offer which provides a 25 percent discount off all Spada helmets, as part of its work to help farmers stay safe and legal on farm....
06 January 2020
View news from Oman Salalah FZ Signs New Projects, Opens Dairy Products Factory
OMAN - Salalah Free Zone (SFR) has opened the Oman Dairy Products factory, a $70 million investment the first phase of which went operational by the third quarter of 2019, and signed a number of agreements for new projects on the free zone, a media report...
View news from China Dairy Giant Seeks Scale, Eyes Expanding Domestic Market
CHINA - The year past was special for China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited. For the first time, Mengniu made it among Brand Finance's list of top 500 most valuable brands in the world. ...
27 December 2019
View news from Kenya Dairy Processors Milking Farmers Dry
KENYA - Ten years ago, for every litre that a farmer sold to milk processors, they were paid Sh28....
View news from European Union Arla Advises Use of Senses to Cut Holiday Season Food Waste
EU - It’s the time of year to indulge the senses. This year use them to make sure you use up all the extra food you buy during the holiday season and stop food waste being the unwanted gift....
26 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Confirms Milk Price Stability for One Year with Hold for January 2020
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional, as well as organic milk in the UK, for January 2020 will remain unchanged. However, this month it will be negatively impacted by a slight quarterly currency smoothing adjustment of 0.15 pence...
25 December 2019
View news from Iran Iraq, Afghanistan, Russia Major Export Destinations of Iran’s Dairy Products
IRAN - Iraq, Afghanistan and Russia are the major export destinations of Iranian dairy products, the secretary of Iran’s Dairy Industries Association said in a press conference on Monday....
24 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Cattle Inventories in Feedlots Up from a Year Ago
US - Cattle inventories in feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or more on 1 December were up 2.5 percent from a year earlier, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from United Kingdom NFU Meets with MPs, Urges Them to Support British Farming's High Standards
UK - NFU President Minette Batters has urged MPs to recognise the importance of Britain’s high farming standards and ensure they are not sacrificed by the UK’s future trade policy, as the NFU held one of its first receptions for politicians after...
23 December 2019
View news from Germany German Startup Raises €4M Seed Round to Make Dairy Cheese Without Milk
GERMANY - Berlin-based startup Legendairy Foods has raised €4M to develop cheese and other dairy products that have the same composition as milk but are not derived from animals....
View news from Netherlands More FrieslandCampina Dairy Farms Let Cows Graze
NETHERLANDS - The number of dairy farmers letting their cows out into the meadows has grown for the fifth year in a row. ...
View news from Ireland €1.5m Calf Rearing Package First Step in Supporting Best Calf Care
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed of a €1.5m grant aid support package for calf feeding systems....
20 December 2019
View news from United Kingdom Research Shows Domestic Animals Link Virus Spread Among Humans, Wildlife
UK - Our domesticated animals - both pets and livestock - hold the key to the spread of viruses among humans and wildlife according to new research involving Swansea University....
19 December 2019
View news from United States CME: Cattle Placement Weights Heavier This Fall
US - "Cattle on Feed" pre-report estimates were released on Tuesday for the upcoming report that will be issued by USDA-NASS on 20 December, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
View news from New Zealand Strong Start to Dairy Export Season
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy led the rise in goods exports in November 2019 as milk powder exports reached $1.1 billion, Stats NZ said today....
View news from Chile Fonterra Announces Plans to Streamline Dairy Operations in Chile
CHILE - Fonterra has purchased the minority interest in Prolesur, held by Fundación Isabel Aninat (the Fundación), as the Co-op looks to streamline its operations in Chile. ...
View news from United Kingdom Ag Bill a Necessity, Must Provide Launch Pad to Future Policy Development
SCOTLAND, UK - In evidence to the Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee in Scottish Parliament yesterday (18 December), NFUS said a bill that allows continuity of CAP payments is a necessity but must provide a launch pad to driving forward future...
View news from Australia Research Reveals Cows Maintain Individual Voices
AUSTRALIA - Farmers might finally be able to answer the question: How now brown cow?...
18 December 2019
View news from European Union Arla Foods: 'Use Your Senses to Cut the Holiday Season Food Waste'
EU - It’s the time of year to indulge the senses. This year use them to make sure you use up all the extra food you buy during the holiday season and stop food waste being the unwanted gift....
View news from United Kingdom New Evidence Demonstrates Importance of Govt's Comprehensive bTB Eradication Strategy
UK - New research shows that cattle are ten times more likely to catch bovine TB from badgers than badgers are to catch it from cattle, providing an important insight into the transmission of bTB between badgers and cattle....
17 December 2019
View news from Kenya New Livestock Regulations to Boost Trade on Global Stage
KENYA - The new livestock regulations being formulated have been lauded as crucial to opening Kenya to the international market....
View news from Viet Nam Vietnamese Dairy Industry to Gain Annual Growth Rate
VIETNAM - The Viet Nam Dairy Association forecasts Viet Nam's dairy industry will grow from 9-10 percent next year and local milk consumption per capita will reach 28 litres in 2020....
16 December 2019
View news from China Mengniu Dairy Company Eyes Global Strategy
CHINA - World milk production grew 1.6 percent in 2018 and is forecast to grow at 1.7 percent per year over the next decade, according to the Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028 released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...
View news from India Mother Dairy Hikes Milk Prices
INDIA - Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy on Saturday announced an increase in milk prices by up to Rs 3 per litre in Delhi-NCR due to lower supply and rise in procurement cost....
View news from New Zealand Bullish Growth in Beef Cattle Numbers
NEW ZEALAND - Beef cattle numbers increased strongly in 2019, rising for the third year in a row, while the number of dairy cattle dipped slightly, Stats NZ reports....
View news from United Kingdom NFU Urges Govt to Ensure Sustainable, Ambitious Future for British Food Production
UK - In response to the General Election result, NFU President Minette Batters said that the NFU intends to start working with the new government and parliament straight away to ensure all areas of Westminster and Whitehall understand and value the importance...
View news from Ireland Glanbia Takes First Step Towards Better Milk Prices
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said the move by Glanbia to increase their November milk price 1c/l to 30c/l incl VAT was their first step towards price levels more in line with improved market returns....
View news from European Union Salmonella Most Common Cause of Foodborne Outbreaks in EU
EU - Nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU in 2018 were caused by Salmonella. This is one of the main findings of the annual report on trends and sources of zoonoses published today by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European...
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