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Cheeses lead the recovery of US exports

Authors: Mirco De Vincenzi, Elisa Donegatti, Ester Venturelli For US dairy exports, February 2024 marked the first month with a positive change compared to the same month in 2023, after a year of negative variations. The recovery has been led

Posted in Dairy export, United States

Corn and Soybean: the race between the US and Brazil

By: Ester Venturelli and Elisa Donegatti For years Corn and Soy global export has been mainly led by two countries: the US and Brazil. The perspectives of these two countries, however, are different: while the US are close to their

Posted in Brazil, Corn, Soy, United States

Corn and Soybean: prices and market updates | June 2021

CORN USDA released the June update on the Corn and Soybean markets. Agricultural Year 2021/2022 The Beginning Stocks of Corn for the 2021/22 season are estimated to decrease compared to the May forecast, affected by the revisions on the current

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The Evolution of the U.S. Dairy Sector

From Andrew M. Novakovic, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics Emeritus - Cornell University, New York The U.S. dairy farming sector is a miracle wrapped in a tragedy. It is a story of amazing success. Since the middle of the 20th

Posted in Farming, United States

Soybean: prices and market updates | November 2020 [VIDEO]

World Soybean Production is expected to grow for the new season, driven by the United States and Brazil, while China is confirmed as the main destination for the export of Soybean. Soy prices increased in November in the main global

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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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Fewer farms and higher yields per cow: the trends in the U.S.

U.S. farm indicators

The number of farms in the United States continues to shrink, while the farm size is becoming larger. The number of farms in the United States for 2018 is 2,029,200, down 12,800 farms from 2017 and down 70,100 from 2013.

Posted in Farming, Herd, United States

US President Trump increasing import tariffs: would it be a crisis for Italian Cheeses? [Interview]

Attilio Zanetti, vice president of the European Dairy Association, the European federation based in Brussels that brings together all the European dairy associations of the EU Member States, the italian Assolatte included, confides his concerns to us about the commercial

Posted in Cheese, Dairy export, EU, United States

China increases dairy imports, the U.S. are penalised

China’s GDP is expected to slow down in 2019, compared to 2018 (+6.3% against 6.6%), but demand for dairy products remains high in the first four months of the year. Between January and April of this year Chinese imports grew

Posted in China, EU, United States

U.S. dairy exports are slowing, except for Fresh Cheese

The United States shipped, in March 2019, 195,163 tons of dairy products, -10.9% compared to March 2018, influenced by the negative trend in sales of Whey Powder and Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP). The decline in sales of SMP (-9.3%) reflects

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