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Prices of SMP and WMP shifted higher [News South America n°14/2019]

Period: October 28 – November 8, 2019 After reaching the peak of the spring flush, farm milk production is generally stable. Over the past two weeks, spotty showers helped to increase the quality of pastures, which in turn aided producers

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The demand of WMP supports the prices [News Oceania n°21/2019]

Period: October 28 – November 25, 2019 In Australia, milk production of September 2019 has registered a decrease of 4.5% compared to September 2018. July-September 2019 milk production is -6% compared to the same period last year. October milk production

Posted in News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Argentina encourages consumption: 0% VAT on liquid milk and yogurt [News Sud America n°13/2019]

Farm milk production continues going up in South America, coming close to the peak of the year. Milkfat and protein components in the milk are steadily improving. Although in Brazil the milk production is higher compared to the previous couple

Posted in Argentina_en, Brazil, News South America, South America

New Zealand: most plant schedules are very full [News Oceania n°20/2019]

Period: October 14 – 25, 2019 Milk production in Australia is near the seasonal peak. It is considered quite unlikely for seasonal results to match last season. Northern Australia has limited hay availability, due to dry conditions. Manu dairy producers

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Brazil: high farm-gate milk price due to the competition for milk [News Sud America n°12/2019]

Period: September 30 – October 11, 2019 Milk production in South America grows as the spring approaches. In Brazil, rainfalls are spurring pasture quality. While farm milk supply is improving seasonally, farm-gate prices remain relatively high mainly due to the

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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

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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. Drought and water laws adversely impact production and expectations. Some wildfires have been burning since September due to sparse rainfall

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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. Temperatures are becoming more comfortable to dairy cows, boosting their milk yields. According to several dairy farm operators, farm prices

Posted in News South America, South America

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 cows being moved from northern regions to southern regions with less need for irrigation. Milk pay prices are at a

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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

Posted in Cheese, China, Dairy export, EU