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Coronavirus affects WMP and SMP prices [News Oceania n°4/2020]

Period: February 3 – 14, 2020 In Australia, dairy impacts of the raging fires remain to be quantified. Producers had already been reducing herd numbers due to tight feed. The fire aftermath left many dead cows and destroyed crops, both

Posted in Australia_, New Zealand, News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Argentina: export tariffs could affect SMP and WMP prices [News South America n°3/2020]

Period: January 20 – 31, 2020 Farm milk output is seasonally declining in the key dairy basins of South America. High summer temperatures had taken a toll on cows’ comfort, lowering their productive milk yields. Dryness returned in South America

Posted in Argentina_en, South America

India: what role in the future of dairy?

The Indian model India has the highest livestock population in the world, including cattle, sheep, buffaloes and goats. Milk most consumed worldwide is from cattle; while in India is preferred buffalo’s milk, which has a higher fat content (7,4%). The

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Could Coronavirus affect New Zealand export? [News Oceania n°3/2020]

Period: January 20 – 31, 2020 Australia received recent rains throughout much of the country, which led to some greening of crops and more planting. Anyway, hay availability remains tight in much of Australia and fire damage to some pastures

Posted in New Zealand, News Oceania EN, Oceania_

SMP prices increase [News South America n°2/2020]

Period: January 6 – 17, 2020 After several weeks of dryness, moderate to heavy rains returned to the central/southern regions of South America. In general, these showers were beneficial to several corn and soybean plantation areas, increasing soil moisture. However,

Posted in News South America, South America

New Zealand: lack of rain reduces milk production [News Oceania n°2/2020]

When fires started burning in Australia last fall, few dairy operators expected they would still be burning in January. Some dairy operators estimate that about 70,000 dairy cows were killed. Cows in areas threatened by fire in some cases, can

Posted in News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Soybean: Prices on the rise in the new season

CLAL Soybean report

World production Global Soybean production for 2019/2020 season, is forecast at 337.70 Mio Tons, -5.7% compared to the 2018/2019 season, but it is still slightly above the level of the previous forecast. Soybean total use is continuously growing, and given

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Dryness is reducing the quality of forage in Argentina [News South America n°1/2020]

Period: December 9, 2019 – January 3, 2020 In the past couple of weeks, hotter climate conditions prevailed in Argentina, causing dryness in several dairy areas, reducing the volume and quality of forage. However, grain stocks remain broad throughout the

Posted in Argentina_en, News South America, South America

Extreme weather conditions: Australian Milk production impacted [News Oceania n°1/2020]

Period: December 9, 2019 – January 3, 2020 Milk production in Australia continues the seasonal decline. During November, milk production was 3.4 percent below November last year. High heat records were broken in the last weeks in Victoria. Melbourne record

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World Corn production expected to decrease

World Production World Corn production for the 2019-20 season, which began on September 1, 2019, is estimated at 1108.62 Mio Tons, +0.6% from November outlook.  Production is expected to decrease by 1.4% compared to the previous season. The two main

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