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Fonterra revises its forecast farm gate milk price [News Oceania n°25/2018]

Period: November 26 – December 7, 2018 Milk production in Australia in October 2018, the seasonal pick’s month, was lower than October 2017, recording -5.7%. The total production of the first 4 months of the dairy season, July-October 2018, was

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WMP export prices rebound in South America [News South America n°23/2018]

Period: November 26 – December 7, 2018 In Argentina, the good quality of pasture and an improvement on farm gate prices are helping to maintain milk production at high levels. A few small farmers, without capacity for economies of scale, continue to go out of business

Posted in News South America, South America

WMP supply is above customers’ demands in South America [News South America n°22/2018]

Period: November 12 – 23, 2018 Milk production is steady to slightly down in South America, as temperatures continue increasing as the summer season approaches. However, in Brazil, Perú, and Ecuador, cows’ milk output is still growing while the highest seasonal peak is close

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Dairy prices decreased [News Oceania n°24/2018]

Period: November 12 – 23, 2018 Much of Australia has been hot and dry. Only scattered areas received some rain last week. In Northern Australia, new season hay is limited. This has led to hay from southern areas moving north

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SMP competitive prices push EU and US exports higher

The European Union dairy export, in September 2018, showed a decrease both in quantity (-0.4%) and in value (-2.6%) compared to September 2017. Considering the export of dairy products, the average milk value is 39.25 €/100 kg. Cheese export is

Posted in Dairy export, EU

Who will be your future Customer? [VIDEO]

A substantial number of leading speakers from the international agri-food sector attended the CLAL Dairy Forum 2018 and presented the multiple facets of the new consumer to over 200 dairy operators. The topic “Know your future Customer” was addressed in

Posted in Customer, Farming

China revised Corn data: tripled stocks [Corn and Soybean - n°11/2018]

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (N.B.S.) in October revised its supply estimates for Corn in China from 2007-08 through 2017-18. For the 2018-19 season, beginning stocks are forecast at 223 Mio Tons (+180% from October estimates), and ending stocks are

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Not enough truckers to meet all milk hauling needs [News South America n°21/2018]

Period: October 29 – November 9, 2018 Recent rain showers improved pasture quality and conditions for emerging corn and soybean in South America. To some dairy farmers across the continent, this could represent a reduction of feed costs in the short term. However, most

Posted in News South America, South America

Oceania is near peak seasonal production [News Oceania n°23/2018]

Period: October 29 – November 9, 2018 In Australia, spring is moving closer. There was little rain in most of the country during the last two weeks. Hay from the new season is reaching the market and this is welcome

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An excess of milk without a processing destination [News South America n°20/2018]

Period: October 15 – 26, 2018 Milk production continues to increase in South America. At this point, there is an excess of milk without a processing destination, since some manufacturing plants are closing, while others are in transition of ownership and/or

Posted in News South America, South America