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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

Posted in Amul, India

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_

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

Posted in Australia_, News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Dairy farmers’ marginality supported by contained feed costs [News South America n°16/2019]

Period: November 25 – December 6, 2019 Milk production in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay is decreasing seasonally. However, milk volumes are enough to meet most of the food processing industry needs. According to the latest figures, milk volumes have recently

Posted in News South America, None, South America

Milk Powders prices on the rise [News Oceania n°23/2019]

Period: November 25 – December 6, 2019 Milk production in Australia during October was 5.5% below October last year. The current season milk production through October is 5.8% lower than July-October 2018. The fires burning in Australia for weeks continue

Posted in News Oceania EN, Oceania_

Heat stress on dairy cows is rising in Argentina [News South America n°15/2019]

Period: November 11 – 22, 2019 Daytime temperatures continue to rise in South America, boosting heat stress on dairy cows and diminishing farm milk production, particularly in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. In other countries of the continent such as Brazil,

Posted in News South America, South America