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Lower milk production supports prices [News Oceania n°6/2020]

Period: March 2 – 13, 2020 In Australia, milk production has been steady in recent months, with rainfall offsetting the impact of dry conditions in many regions and helping to check higher feed costs. In January 2020, New Zealand milk

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Growing demand of drinking milk and cream [News South America n°5]

Period: March 2 – 13, 2020  The climate in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay has been mainly dry and warm during the last weeks, promoting the growth of second-crop corn in southern Brazil and improved the development of summer grains in

Posted in News South America, South America

New Zealand: Cheddar exports keep moving despite Coronavirus [News Oceania n°5/2020]

Period: February 17 – 28, 2020 In Australia, January – December 2019 milk production decreased 4.3% from 2018. July – January milk production is lower of 3.7% compared to the same period of last year. Considering the fire and drought

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Climate ‘guide’ the market [News South America n°4/2020]

Period: February 3 – 14, 2020 During the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, the southeast region of Brazil suffered of dry weather, which reduced the volume and quality of fodder in many dairy farms. As a result,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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