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Brazil: Covid-19 hits the dairy sector [News South America n°10/2020]

Period: June 8 – 19, 2020 During the past couple of weeks, mild climate conditions in Argentina and Uruguay stimulated the development of crops, and in particular Corn. In addition, the lower temperatures have improved milk yields. In Brazil, milk

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Argentina: WMP Export on the rise [News South America n°9/2020]

Period: April 27 – May 22, 2020 In Argentina and Uruguay, farm Milk production is steadily improving, with volumes that are more than enough to meet most manufacturing needs. The cream market remains firm, but butterfat supplies are slowly becoming

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Brazilian Government is buying milk powders to help needy people [News South America n°8/2020]

Period: April 13 – 24, 2020 In Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay, farm milk output is slightly higher, in line with early-autumn seasonal patterns Scattered showers improved the growth of corn and soybean. This aspect, together with the recent decline in

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Corn: the demand for Ethanol falls down

Global Corn Production Corn production for the season 2019-20 is estimated at 1113.02 Mio Tons, adjusted higher compared to the last outlook. The overall production is expected to decrease by 0.9% compared to the previous season. Global Corn production is

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Milk demand higher than supply [News South America n°7/2020]

Period: March 30 – April 10, 2020 In Argentina most dairy cows are suffering from heat stress due to atypical high temperatures, limiting milk production. Milk and cream intakes are not sufficient to satisfy all manufacturing needs. Some contacts say

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Brazil: milk sales increase in retail, but fall in food-service [News South America n°6/2020]

Period: March 16 – 27, 2020 In South America, milk production is seasonally increasing. During the past weeks, lower temperatures and scattered showers have helped boosting dairy cows’ yields and soil moisture in several corn and soybean farming areas. Compared

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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

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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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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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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,

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