In New Zealand farms, Filipino migrant workers in “desperate situations” face widespread mistreatment.
The farmdoc daily article of May 25, 2017 explored the substantial economies of size in producing milk and its relevance to U.S. dairy policy. By: Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University
Fonterra is banking on a diverse product mix and a more open relationship with farmers to help it grow in Australia. By: CARLENE DOWIE
Butter boom and European heat wave boost demand. By: Louise Hogan
China will overtake the US as the largest dairy market by 2022 whilst India takes fourth place from 2021, according to research by Euromonitor International. It claims in the next five years countries will shift in importance due to a change in consumer demand in dairy. By: Jenny Eagle
National Milk Producers Federation President Jim Mulhern late Monday criticized Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrsytia Freeland’s speech earlier in the day, declaring that Freeland wanted to have the trade relationship between the United States and Canada “both ways — free trade with the United States in areas where Canada is competitive, but high protectionist walls when it comes to keeping out U.S. dairy imports.” By: Jerry Hagstrom
Dairy UK issued the following statement today in response to publication of the UK Government’s position paper on the continuity of the availability of goods for the EU and the UK.
Russia’s ban on imported agricultural products, including dairy products, is due to end in December 2017, boosting global dairy prices, says an industry report. By: Pam Tipa
Further increases in milk prices could be on the cards as global dairy markets remain strong. By: Louise Hogan
Centre’s decision on Defence-run units criticised
KERLÉGO, France — A dairy farmer, Jean-Pierre Le Guelvout, once kept 66 cows at a thriving estate in southern Brittany. But falling milk prices, accumulating debts, depression and worries about his health in middle age became too much to bear. By: PAMÉLA ROUGERIE