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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

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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

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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,

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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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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

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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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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

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Mozzarella production is very active, as milk deliveries grow [News South America n°10/2019]

Period: September 2 – 13, 2019 Milk production continues to improve as South America transitions from winter to spring season, and Butterfat volumes are seasonally improving, too. Demands within the dairy industry and food processing sector is strong. Cheese production, especially mozzarella, is very

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Consumption of some dairy products is weak in South America [News South America n°9/2019]

Period: August 5 – 16, 2019 Milk production in South America has improved lately, principally because cooler temperatures have increased productive yields of dairy herds. However, poor pasture conditions are keeping milk volumes below expectations in Uruguay and a few dairy basins of Argentina.

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Lower temperatures and feed costs prompted Milk production in South America [News South America n°8/2019]

Period: June 10 – 21, 2019 During the last summer season high temperatures and constant flooding in several dairy basins kept milk output in Argentina and Uruguay below the previous year levels. Then starting from May the drier climate improved development and quality of

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