New Zealand

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Dry weather a headache for Waikato farmers

Andrew McGiven has enough feed on his Te Aroha dairy farm to last a week.

By: CAITLIN MOORBY

Source: Stuff

Link: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/99813816/dry-weather-a-headache-for-waikato-farmers

United States

Australia

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$1 a litre milk is costly: lobby group

WAFARMERS’ dairy section has rejected an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) assertion $1-a-litre supermarket milk does not directly impact farmer profitability in WA.

By: MAL GILL

Source: Farm Weekly

Link: http://www.farmweekly.com.au/news/agriculture/cattle/dairy/1-a-litre-milk-is-costly-lobby-group/2756361.aspx

Ireland

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Milk production growth is ‘the opposite of heeding signals’

Speaking at the Food Wise 2025 conference in Croke Park on Monday, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan has issued a word of warning on global dairy markets.
By: Patrick Donohoe

Source: Irish Farmers Journal

Link: https://www.farmersjournal.ie/milk-production-growth-is-the-opposite-of-heeding-signals-329060

China

Arla FoodÕs milk powder is stacked in a supermarket in Copenhagen, Denmark December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Julie Astrid Thomsen

Chinese tourists raid Danish supermarkets for infant milk powder

Following a string of food safety scandals, Chinese tourists visiting Copenhagen have this year stocked up on Danish-made organic infant milk formula, prompting some supermarkets to limit the number of cans each customer can buy.

By: Julie Astrid Thomsen

Source: Reuters

Link: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-arla-foods-china/chinese-tourists-raid-danish-supermarkets-for-infant-milk-powder-idUSKBN1E91AK

Canada

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Pilot program seeking dairy farmers

Barriers to employment can be as straightforward as lacking access to transportation or childcare.
A new partnership hopes to make it easier for Manitoba milk producers to hire locally.

By: Shannon VanRaes

Source: Manitoba Co-operator

Link: https://www.manitobacooperator.ca/livestock/employment-program-pilot-seeks-manitoba-dairy-farmers/

United Kingdom

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Dairy UK joins call for more Brexit clarity

Dairy UK has welcomed the progress being made between the UK government and the European Union on Brexit negotiations, however, the organization also wants to see much more clarity on the future relationship with the EU and how to stabilize the dairy industry.

By:

Source: Food Ingredients First

Link: http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com/news/dairy-uk-joins-call-for-more-brexit-clarity.html

Europe

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Will the EU make a profit from its milk powder stocks?

It hasn’t gone unnoticed that the EU Commission is striving to offload its intervention milk powder stocks onto commercial markets at the present time.

By: Richard Halleron

Source: Agriland

Link: http://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/will-the-eu-make-a-profit-from-its-milk-powder-stocks/

India

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BJP banks on flood relief and dairy farmers

The 93 seats going to polls in the second phase of Gujarat elections include Mehsana, the hotbed of the Patidar agitation in the northern part of the state and the tribal belt where Congress has been traditionally strong. However, BJP hopes relief work done during floods in the north, better prices given for dairy farmers and smaller groups of OBCs will help it secure majority of seats.

By: Rakesh Mohan Chaturvedi

Source: ET

Link: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/bjp-banks-on-flood-relief-and-dairy-farmers/articleshow/62043417.cms

France

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Lactalis baby products recalled over salmonella cases

France’s economic ministry has banned the sale of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by the country’s dairy giant Lactalis following the discovery of salmonella cases in babies less than six months old.

By: Naomi Rovnick

Source: The Financial Times

Link: https://www.ft.com/content/098065a3-95f2-395e-a25a-0d31c803a123


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