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
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
APPLETON — The 4-foot-high window that runs the width of the Lamers Dairy Store here is designed to give customers a peek into the production of locally sourced, rBGH-free milk. By: Barry Adams
West Michigan-based agribusinesses and food and beverage companies will soon have a new source of capital to fund expansion projects. By: John Wiegand
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.
In New Zealand farms, Filipino migrant workers in “desperate situations” face widespread mistreatment.
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
Fonterra is banking on a diverse product mix and a more open relationship with farmers to help it grow in Australia. By: CARLENE DOWIE
A 10.2 per cent increase in milk production for the month of June has allowed Tasmanian dairy farmers to finish the 2016-17 financial year strongly.
Dean Foods is closing one of its fluid milk processing plants, PET Dairy, in Richmond, Virginia, as part of its company-wide plan to consolidate operations. By: Mary Ellen Shoup