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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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New Zealand: Milk Production decreasing [News Oceania n°22/2019]

Period: November 11 – 22, 2019 Extremely hot and dry weather in Northern Australia has adversely impacted hay production, adding to costs for dairy producers. Hay from Southern Australia and Victoria is trucked North to help meet demand. Rumours of

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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

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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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