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Milk production in Australia grows again [News Oceania n°9/2020]

Period: April 27 – May 8, 2020 In Australia, March 2020 milk production is +7.1% higher than March 2019. Milk production for the period July 2019 – March 2020 remains negative, down by -1.8% compared to the corresponding previous period.

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Butter prices declining but higher than EU [News Oceania n°8/2020]

Period: April 13 – 24, 2020 Australia is moving toward the end of the current milk production season. After a challenging start to the season, milk production has been steadier in recent months, even if lower than last season so

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New Zealand: positive signs from the GDT and Chinese imports [News Oceania n°7/2020]

Period: March 16 – 27, 2020 In Australia, some agricultural banks project that Australian milk production this season will be -4.9% lower than last season. Very good demand is expected to help seasonal farmgate milk prices for producers. Australian milk

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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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