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Brazilian dairy farmers are waiting to see lower feed prices soon [News South America n°7/2019]

Period: April 1 – 12, 2019 Milk production in Argentina and Uruguay remain below last year levels. As a consequence, cheese and milk powders production is limited. Fluid milk demand is fair to good, while cream supplies are reported as tight

Posted in News South America, South America

Ukraine boosts Corn exports

Global Corn production for the 2018-19 season is estimated at 1107.4 Mio Tons, higher than the previous forecasts and +2.9% from last season. Brazil  Corn  production is raised,  reflecting improved yield prospects for  second-crop corn. Argentina corn is higher based

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Posted in Corn, EU, Feed, United States

Strong Butter, SMP and Cheese demand [News Oceania n°8/2019]

Period: April 1 – 12, 2019 February 2019 Australia milk production is 12.6% lower than February 2018. Seasonal milk production July 2018 through February 2019 is -6.5% than last year. Australia is already in the first month of autumn and

Posted in News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Milk production below last year in Argentina and Uruguay [News South America n°6/2019]

Period: March 18 – 29, 2019 For the moment El Niño impact has been minimal for the agricultural sector in South America, according to climate experts. The temperature has been favorable for crops and grass quality, and many milk producers

Posted in News South America, South America

WMP price level generates good profits [News Oceania n°7/2019]

Period: March 18 – 29, 2019 Australia’s growing population and good demand for milk and dairy products are expected to result in lower dairy exports over the next year. The trend of dairy herd reductions continues among many Australian dairy

Posted in News Oceania EN, Oceania_

EU Soybean import from the US: the boom continues

Global Soybean production for the 2018-19 season is estimated at the record level of 360.1 Mio Tons, although slightly down (-0.3%) compared to last month forecast, reflecting a lower production decline expected in Brazil (-0.5 Mio Tons), given the dry

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Posted in EU, South America, Soy, UE, United States

The butterfat supplies are not enough to cover demand in South America [News South America n°5/2019]

Period: March 4 – 15, 2019 Milk production is steady to slightly up in South America, as temperatures remain high. Sporadic rains maintained favorable general conditions for forage and the second harvest of maize and cotton in key agricultural areas. Fluid and UHT

Posted in News South America, South America

Buying interest continues [News Oceania n°6/2019]

Period: March 4 – 15, 2019 Seasonal Milk production in Australia, July 2018 – January 2019, was -5.8% than last year. January 2019 was -11% compared to January 2018. In the 2018-19 season the States most affected by the lowest

Posted in News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Will milk producers benefit from a better corn harvest? [News South America n°4/2019]

Period: February 18 – March 1, 2019 The climate has been favorable in the main dairy basins of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. Nevertheless, some meteorologists predict that El Niño could hit hard again in the coming months, causing floods and droughts across

Posted in News South America, South America

SMP and Butter export from India speeds up

After three years of deadlock (2015-2017), India starts again the exports of dairy products, which between January and December 2018 increased by 136.5%, driven almost exclusively by Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP) and Butter. Lower SMP unit prices contribute to the

Posted in Dairy export, India