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01 July 2016
View news from United Kingdom UK to Promote Beef Exports to Premium Markets Following EU Exit Vote
ANALYSIS - The UK’s meat and livestock industry can expect more volatility in the wake of the referendum vote to leave the EU, writes Chris Harris....
View news from European Union EU Raises Dairy Intervention Ceilings Further
EU - The European Commission further increased the public intervention ceiling for skimmed milk powder from 218,000 tonnes to 350,000 tonnes. ...
View news from United States CME: How Dollar Movements After Brexit Vote Affect US Meat Trade
US - Currency markets reacted violently to the surprising British vote to leave the European Union, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Increases July Milk Prices
UK - Dairy company First Milk has said that the current positivity in the market bodes well for future milk price moves, and has increased milk prices for July....
View news from Global Grass to Save Cash
GLOBAL - Grass silage is an often overlooked alternative to purchased grain or corn (maize) silage that can support healthy, high-producing dairy herds while reducing feed costs—provided that it is ensiled correctly. Here’s how to use grass to save...
View news from European Union Dairy Cooperatives Praised for Role in Better Milk Pricing
EU - Faced with low dairy prices and rising volatility on agricultural markets, President of European farming organisation Cogeca Thomas Magnusson said dairy cooperatives have a crucial role in enabling farmers to get a better price for their milk....
30 June 2016
View news from United States How Will Brexit Affect US Agriculture?
US - Britain’s departure from the European Union would have little direct effect on US agricultural trade, Purdue University agricultural economists have said....
View news from United Kingdom 'Three Years of Uncertainty' for Meat Trade Post-Brexit
UK - Beef, sheep meat and pig meat exporters and other key industry stakeholders gathered in Warwickshire earlier this week for the 12th annual AHDB Meat Export Conference, and began discussions on how to maximise opportunities for meat exports in a post-Brexit...
View news from United States US Dairy Groups Hope for Action on Canada Trade at Summit
US - The US' National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) have said that high-level discussions should take place on US dairy trade with Canada at a North American leaders summit this week....
View news from Ireland Brexit Vote 'Should Not Influence Milk Price Decisions'
IRELAND - With Friesland Campina now joining Arla in holding their July milk price, the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) Dairy Chairman Sean O’Leary said Brexit-related concerns should not detract from the fact that dairy markets are now recovering...
View news from United Kingdom Tesco Reveals 'Fair for Farmers' Guarantee Label on Fresh Milk
UK - Supermarket chain Tesco has unveiled a new 'Fair For Farmers Guarantee' on all of its fresh milk, aiming to improve transparency and show consumers their efforts to promote sustainable dairy business....
29 June 2016
View news from United Kingdom UK Farmers Call for Reassurance on EU Support Schemes
UK - National Farmers' Union President Meurig Raymond has written to EU Commissioner Phil Hogan today calling for reassurance that schemes currently available to UK farmers remain open and in place until 2020....
View news from United Kingdom Livestock Event to Become One-Day Dairy Event from 2017
UK - Livestock Event organiser, the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers is returning the event to its traditional time slot with next year’s event scheduled for 6 September at The NEC, accompanied by a name change to the National Dairy Event....
View news from Canada Mexican Markets Reopen to Canadian Beef
CANADA - The Canadian meat industry has welcomed the resumption of fully normalised trade in beef products with Mexico. ...
View news from United States CME: Beef in Cold Storage Decline Neutral for Market
US - Much of our discussion in yesterday’s report focused on the feedlot inventory numbers and hog supplies, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from European Union EU Urged to Provide More Measures to Alleviate Market Pressure
EU - Ministers continued to press the EU's Commission to develop more support measures for farmers, at a meeting of the EU's agriculture and fisheries ministers on 27 and 28 June....
View news from Ireland Researchers Champion Clover for Milk Production Benefits
IRELAND - The results of research at the Teagasc Clonakilty Agricultural College show that incorporating white clover into ryegrass pastures has the potential to reduce costs, increase animal performance and improve environmental sustainability on Irish...
28 June 2016
View news from United Kingdom Minister of Agriculture to Answer Brexit Questions at Livestock 2016
UK - Minister of Agriculture George Eustice MP will officially open Livestock Event, the UK industry’s leading show within the sector to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July. He will be responding to queries on the Referendum outcome,...
View news from European Union EU Compound Feed Production Up in 2015
EU - Compound feed production in the EU-28 in 2015 reached 157.3 million tonnes, which is 0.6 per cent more than in 2014, according to data provided by members of feed producers' organisation FEFAC....
View news from United States Mid-West Processing Capacity May be Unable to Cope with High Milk Volumes
US - Between 2010 and 2015, milk production in the US increased by almost 7bn litres, with production in the Mid-West accounting for almost half of this increase, according to UK levy board AHDB Dairy....
View news from Canada Canadian Cattle Gain Access to Turkish Market
CANADA - Access has been opened for Canadian breeding cattle in Turkey, the Canadian Agriculture and Trade ministers have announced....
View news from United States CME: Increased Cattle on Feed Bring Placements Back to 'Normal' Levels
US - Last Friday afternoon, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a bunch of reports, all at 3:00pm Eastern Time, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from Global Expert: US Not Price Competitive in World Milk Market
ANALYSIS - The world milk price – it really can’t get any worse, so prepare for an upturn....
27 June 2016
View news from Global Heat Stress Management of Dairy Cows
GLOBAL - Lower production and other consequences of heat stress can begin at a temperature of just 22°C. Here are tips to cope with the challenge....
View news from United States CME: US Red Meat Production Up in Year so Far
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their monthly Livestock Slaughter report on Thursday with data for May, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
View news from United Kingdom Public Support for Farmers Increasing, Survey Shows
UK - The amount of people backing British farming has increased for the fifth year running according to a NFU-commissioned survey from OnePoll....
View news from Australia Dairy Futures Project Ends with Better Breeding Opportunities for Australia
AUSTRALIA - The Dairy Futures CRC industry and research partnership to improve dairy herds and pastures comes to an end on 30 June after seven years....
View news from Global For Agribusiness, Social Media Has Changed Everything Forever, Says Adrian Moss
GLOBAL - The feed and livestock industry is becoming increasingly aware of the opportunities and threats posed by social media....
 
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