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United States: Corn used for ethanol is lowered

World production World Corn production for the 2019-20 season, which began on September 1, 2019, is estimated at 1104.01 Mio Tons, lower from the record level anticipated in the recent forecasts. Production is expected to decrease by 1.7% compared to the previous season, reflecting lower production in the United States (due to a decline in harvested area) and China, the main world producers. Corn production is forecast unchanged for Brazil and slightly higher for the EU-28 (+0.9%). U.S. Corn used

United States: Corn used for ethanol is lowered

World production World Corn production for the 2019-20 season, which began on September 1, 2019, is estimated at 1104.01 Mio Tons, lower from the record level anticipated in the recent forecasts. Production is expected to decrease by 1.7% compared to the previous season, reflecting lower production in the United States (due to a decline in harvested area) and China, the main world producers. Corn production is forecast unchanged for Brazil and slightly higher for the EU-28 (+0.9%). U.S. Corn used

New Zealand: freshwater management may lead to a reduction in the dairy herd [News Oceania n°19/2019]

Period: September 30 – October 11, 2019 Milk production in Australia during August 2019 was -5.9% from August last year.

Milk production is improving [News South America n°11/2019]

Period: September 16 – 27, 2019 South America transitions from winter to spring season and milk production is generally improving.

Weather and Water: the factors behind the milk production in Australia [News Oceania n°18/2019]

Period: September 16 – 27, 2019 Milk production in Australia depends on weather and water. There is some evidence of

Weather and Water: the factors behind the milk production in Australia [News Oceania n°18/2019]

Period: September 16 – 27, 2019 Milk production in Australia depends on weather and water. There is some evidence of

New Zealand: freshwater management may lead to a reduction in the dairy herd [News Oceania n°19/2019]

Period: September 30 – October 11, 2019 Milk production in Australia during August 2019 was -5.9% from August last year.

Milk production is improving [News South America n°11/2019]

Period: September 16 – 27, 2019 South America transitions from winter to spring season and milk production is generally improving.

Weather and Water: the factors behind the milk production in Australia [News Oceania n°18/2019]

Period: September 16 – 27, 2019 Milk production in Australia depends on weather and water. There is some evidence of

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

 

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

Leo Bertozzi

Agronomist, expertise in food management, quality production and dairy knowledge.

CLAL.it Team

The CLAL.it team is composed of young people who, with the help of Computer Science, study the dairy market and develop tools to provide the Operators of the dairy sector with a comprehensive real-time view of the Italian and international market trends.

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Fewer farms and higher yields per cow: the trends in the U.S.

U.S. farm indicatorsThe number of farms in the United States continues to shrink, while the farm size is becoming larger. The number of farms in the United States for 2018 is 2,029,200, down 12,800 farms from 2017 and down 70,100 from 2013. Analyzing the data collected by the Department of Agriculture of the United States of America (USDA) it also comes to light that the average Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA) increased between 2017 and 2018, reaching 443 acres (179 hectares). The average UAA

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What is the milk self-sufficiency rate in China? Do Chinese people have a sufficiently structured supply chain to meet the needs of domestic consumption of more than 1.4 billion people? These are two questions that arise in light of the import trends of dairy products that continue in August, with an increase by +2.9% in volume and +1.7% in value. The import of dairy products between January and August of this year increased by +9.4% in quantity and +10.8% in value. In milk equivalent (ME), the acceleration in the first eight months of the year is +24%. The “thirst” for milk led to imports of over 470,000 tons (+36.6% in quantity and + 24.6% in value) between January and August 2019. The EU market share for bulk and packaged milk is 56%, with exports exploding (+44.6% on a trend basis): Germany, Poland and France are the top three EU exporting countries. The EU increased the SMP export by +84.9%: Germany, France, Finland and Ireland are the top four EU exporters. Is Italy absent? No. Italy has also conquered an export niche in the cheese segment. Overall, China increased the quantities of cheese purchased abroad by 5.4%, mainly from New Zealand

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China’s thirst for milk

What is the milk self-sufficiency rate in China? Do Chinese people have a sufficiently structured supply chain to meet the needs of domestic consumption of more than 1.4 billion people? These are two questions that arise in light of the import trends of dairy products that continue in August, with an increase by +2.9% in volume and +1.7% in value. The import of dairy products between January and August of this year increased by +9.4% in quantity and +10.8% in value. In milk equivalent (ME), the acceleration in the first eight months of the year is +24%. The “thirst” for milk led to imports of over 470,000 tons (+36.6% in quantity and + 24.6% in value) between January and August 2019. The EU market share for bulk and packaged milk is 56%, with exports exploding (+44.6% on a trend basis): Germany, Poland and France are the top three EU exporting countries. The EU increased the SMP export by +84.9%: Germany, France, Finland and Ireland are the top four EU exporters. Is Italy absent? No. Italy has also conquered an export niche in the cheese segment. Overall, China increased the quantities of cheese purchased abroad by 5.4%, mainly from New Zealand

Changing thinking about packaging

Next year (2020), the United Nations sponsored Paris Agreement will come into effect. It sets out to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases and to fulfil a longer-term objective of curbing the rise in global temperatures. European Union has then outlined plans for plastics in a circular economy. The strategy aims: to rethink and improve the complex value chain of the plastics industry, to call plastics producers, food makers, retailers and consumers to co-operate in a more responsible utilisation of

China’s thirst for milk

What is the milk self-sufficiency rate in China? Do Chinese people have a sufficiently structured supply chain to meet the needs of domestic consumption of more than 1.4 billion people? These are two questions that arise in light of the import trends of dairy products that continue in August, with an increase by +2.9% in volume and +1.7% in value. The import of dairy products between January and August of this year increased by +9.4% in quantity and +10.8% in value. In milk equivalent (ME), the acceleration in the first eight months of the year is +24%. The “thirst” for milk led to imports of over 470,000 tons (+36.6% in quantity and + 24.6% in value) between January and August 2019. The EU market share for bulk and packaged milk is 56%, with exports exploding (+44.6% on a trend basis): Germany, Poland and France are the top three EU exporting countries. The EU increased the SMP export by +84.9%: Germany, France, Finland and Ireland are the top four EU exporters. Is Italy absent? No. Italy has also conquered an export niche in the cheese segment. Overall, China increased the quantities of cheese purchased abroad by 5.4%, mainly from New Zealand

Changing thinking about packaging

Next year (2020), the United Nations sponsored Paris Agreement will come into effect. It sets out to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases and to fulfil a longer-term objective of curbing the rise in global temperatures. European Union has then outlined plans for plastics in a circular economy. The strategy aims: to rethink and improve the complex value chain of the plastics industry, to call plastics producers, food makers, retailers and consumers to co-operate in a more responsible utilisation of

Mozzarella production is very active, as milk deliveries grow [News South America n°10/2019]

Period: September 2 – 13, 2019 Milk production continues to improve as South America transitions from winter to spring season, and Butterfat volumes are seasonally improving, too. Demands within the dairy industry and food processing sector is strong. Cheese production, especially mozzarella, is very active with strong interest from restaurants and pizzerias. SMP market has been unstable, reflected on mixed export prices. SMP production is moving higher along with seasonal milk output, while the trading activity has been light to moderate, as the demand for SMP

Mozzarella production is very active, as milk deliveries grow [News South America n°10/2019]

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