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19 June 2018
China to Improve Quality of Dairy Products
CHINA - China will improve the quality of dairy products to boost the confidence of consumers, according to a guideline unveiled by the State Council on 11 June....
Kintyre Milk Producers Look to the Future
SCOTLAND, UK - Milk producers in Kintyre are committed to building a positive future for dairy production in the region....
Cattle Supplies Extremely Tight, IFA Reports
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies are extremely tight with numbers in factory lairages very scarce and agents and procurement managers actively looking for stock....
NZ Dairy Product Prices Seen Steady to Easing
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy product prices are expected to slip at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight amid a pick-up in supply, even as global trade tensions appear to benefit demand for New Zealand dairy products....
Meat Industry Applauds Govt for Tabling of CPTPP Before Summer Recess
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) welcomes the introduction of the legislation to implement the Comprehensive Progressive agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as tabled by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. ...
18 June 2018
CME: LMIC Projects Rise in Current Quarter Beef Production
US - Consumers are in a mood to spend this spring and the food industry is garnering the benefits, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Reducing Age at First Calving can Save Thousands
UK - Reducing the age of first calving from 26 to 24 months can potentially save dairy farmers £300 per heifer....
AHDB Launches Farm Data Sharing Project
UK - Creating a best practice guide to sharing farm data is the focus of a new consultation launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....
Uplift in EU Returns Confirms Co-ops Need to Start Working on Price Increases, Says IFA
EU - IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan has said that co-ops owe it to their suppliers to reflect in their May milk price decisions the 4.8c/l increase in EU returns and the several points higher than expected 105.4 pts May PPI....
NCBA 'Looks Forward' to Public Meeting on Fake Meat
US - According to the FDA, a public meeting will be held with the intent to provide interested parties and the public with an opportunity to comment on emerging lab-grown protein technology. The public meeting is not a formal decision and will not prevent...
FrieslandCampina Notes Increase in Dairy Farms with Outdoor Grazing Cows for 4th Consecutive Year
NETHERLANDS - According to notifications for the meadow season 2018, this year 303 member dairy farms of FrieslandCampina choose to put their cows out into the meadows. ...
Drought in Western Latvia Forces Farmers to Dispose of Cattle
LATVIA - Farmers in Kuldiga region in western Latvia have started disposing of their cattle because lasting drought has resulted in shortage of fodder....
15 June 2018
IFA Reports More Positive Forecast on Beef
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said cattle supplies at the factories remain very scarce and both agents and procurement managers are scaremongering on price to try to frighten farmers out with stock. ...
14 June 2018
CME: March Beef Supplies Down Compared to Year Earlier
US - Supplies of beef normally marketed in the form of hamburgers or processed meats such as sausages and deli meats have been rising since 2011, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Senate Committee Vote a 'Positive Step' for 2018 Farm Bill
US - Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee held a mark-up of the Senate version of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Committee voted to advance the bill on a 20-1 vote....
MP Launches APPG Inquiry into Dairy Exports, Opportunities
UK - The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dairy, headed by Scott Mann MP, has launched a new inquiry to look at the future of dairy exports....
CFIA Efforts for Release of SFCR Commended
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) congratulates and applauds the efforts of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on the historic publication of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). ...
NFUS Welcomes Milk Price Moves
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed positive milk price moves in recent weeks and believes that commodity prices indicate that a farmgate price of 30p per litre is achievable....
13 June 2018
CME: WASDE Report Forecasts Reduced Beef Production for 2018
US - USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist released their monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report yesterday, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Farmers Disappointed that Bonuses Not Fully Included in May Price
IRELAND - Reacting to the announcement by Lakeland and Glanbia that, while holding the base milk price, they would respectively eliminate and reduce the bonuses paid in April, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said farmers would be disappointed,...
Livestock Farmers Urged to Use Correct Injection Sites
UK - Farmers may be losing money by incorrectly injecting livestock and damaging carcase value, a survey carried out by AHDB Beef & Lamb has revealed....
Bandung Beef Prices Remain Stable Ahead of Idul Fitri
INDONESIA - While Idul Fitri draws ever nearer, the price of beef in Bandung, West Java, has remained normal at Rp 80,000 (US$5.72) per kilogram for frozen beef and Rp 120,000 for fresh beef....
Dairy Farmers Slam Duty Cut of Powdered Milk
BANGLADESH - Dairy farmers have expressed deep concern over a budget proposal that cut import duty of powdered milk by 10 percentage points, saying it could open the floodgates to foreign products....
Workshop for Kuwaiti Chefs, Importers Shares Advantages of US Beef
KUWAIT - Attracting major food importers and some of the Middle East’s leading chefs, USMEF hosted a US beef training workshop in Kuwait designed to create interest in alternative beef cuts. The workshop at the Radisson Blu Hotel was funded by the Beef...
12 June 2018
Positive News on Live Cattle Exports, IFA Reports
TURKEY - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said the live exports trade has performed very positively in 2018 with exports up 25 per cent to 154,650 head....
AHDB Launches Farm Data Sharing Project
UK - Creating a best practice guide to sharing farm data is the focus of a new consultation launched by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....
China Aims to Improve Dairy Industry
CHINA - China on Monday unveiled guidelines to make a series of improvements to its dairy industry....
11 June 2018
IFA Reports Push Back Against Factory Attempts to Undermine Cattle Price
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said farmers should push back hard on the propaganda from agents and the factories on price and insist on full value for their stock....
 
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