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New Zealand: environmental standards and animal welfare [News Oceania n°17/2019]

Period: August 19 – September 13, 2019 Australia milk production in the season 2018-19 was 8.8 billion litres, -5.7% from previous year. July 2018 milk production is -8.4% from July 2018. High cull rates following the 2019 drought, farm retirements

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Consumption of some dairy products is weak in South America [News South America n°9/2019]

Period: August 5 – 16, 2019 Milk production in South America has improved lately, principally because cooler temperatures have increased productive yields of dairy herds. However, poor pasture conditions are keeping milk volumes below expectations in Uruguay and a few dairy basins of Argentina.

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Corn: U.S. exports reflect competitiveness from Argentina, Brazil and Ukraine

World production World Corn production for the 2019-20 season, which will begin on September 1, 2019, is estimated at 1108.24 Mio Tons, deviating from the record level anticipated in May. Production is expected to decrease by 1.3% compared to the

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The demand for Cheddar and WMP is very good [News Oceania n°16/2019]

Period: 5 – 16 August, 2019 In Australia there is a limited amount of hay available and many Producers are concerned that obtaining good quality hay will be difficult as the season progresses. Even with relatively low early milk season

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A higher milk price to encourage milk production in Australia [News Oceania n°15/2019]

Period: July 22 – August 2, 2019 In Australia competition among processors for milk has resulted in upward movement in milk pay prices for the new season. The higher price is intended to encourage more milk production and it includes

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

U.S. farm indicators

The 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.

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Buyers’ interest pushes prices upwards [News Oceania n°14/2019]

Period: July 8-19, 2019 In Australia, weather conditions are mixed. Southwest and northern areas are very wet following heavy rains. This limits new season hay availability. Parts of New South Wales and Gippsland are very dry and crops are struggling

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EU and Italian dairy export keeps on improving in 2019

EU dairy export increased in January-Mary 2019 both in quantity (+8.4%) and in value (+8.8%), supported by a significant increase in May (+14.5% in value). Infant milk formula, mainly destined for China, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia, and Cheese, which

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Record soybean production forecast for Brazil in the new season

World production World Soybean production for the 2019-20 season, which will begin on October 1, 2019, is estimated at 347.04 Mio Tons, -4.4% from the previous season. Brazil is expected to overtake the United States as top Soybean producer, with

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Yili to take over Westland [News Oceania n°13/2019]

Period: June 24 – July 5, 2019 Australia milk production, in the month of May 2019, decreased by 13.6% compared to the same month of the previous year. The overall trend of the season, negative in all the States of

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