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Area counties reflect the worrisome state trend of declining numbers of dairy farms

Area counties reflect the worrisome state trend of declining numbers of dairy farms

Dairy farms are declining in Wisconsin, including in Eau Claire, Chippewa and Dunn counties, which are down a combined 27 herds compared with the start of 2017.

By: Ben Rueter

Source: Leader-Telegram

Link: http://www.leadertelegram.com/News/Front-Page/2018/01/14/Area-counties-reflect-the-worrisome-state-trend-of-declining-numbers-of-dairy-farms.html

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Canterbury farm sold for $17m to Canadian government approved by Overseas Investment Office

The sale of a Canterbury dairy farm for more than $17 million to a company owned by the Canadian government has been approved by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO).

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Source: Stuff

Link: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/agribusiness/100543602/canterbury-farm-sold-for-17m-to-canadian-government-approved-by-overseas-investment-office

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Heritage cows provide unique cheese and beef for niche market in Tasmania

After making cheese in the early 2000s before turning his hand to brewing beer on Tasmania’s Bruny Island, one cheesemaker has taken the next step of establishing his own dairy farm using heritage breeds.

By: Nick Bosly-Pask

Source: ABC

Link: http://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/rural-news/2018-01-15/heritage-cows-feature-in-new-cheesery-dairy/9323544

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Glanbia milk price bonus ‘fully justified’

The 1.1c/L bonus for all milk produced between July and December of last year announced by Glanbia Ireland late last week has been described as “fully justified”.

By: Conor Finnerty

Source: Agriland

Link: http://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/glanbia-milk-price-bonus-fully-justified/

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Kerry milk price held for the fourth month in row

Kerry has become the latest processor to reveal its December milk price; it decided to hold its milk price for the fourth month in a row.

By: Conor Finnerty

Source: Agriland

Link: http://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/kerry-milk-price-held-for-the-fourth-month-in-row/

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Expert: Dairy outlook not promising for 2018

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> The short-term dairy outlook for 2018 appears grim as prices are expected to drop during the first quarter before rebounding in the second half of the year.

By: Paul Post

Source: The Record

Link: http://www.troyrecord.com/article/TR/20180110/NEWS/180119973

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Dairy and meat lead 8% rise in food prices in 2017

Global food prices rose 8 per cent in 2017, led by sharp increases in dairy and meat.

By: Emiko Terazono

Source: THE FINANCIAL TIMES

Link: https://www.ft.com/content/1442a75a-6039-3656-91a5-20b0f42f5b49

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Dairy farming to bounce back, while sugar set to drop in 2018 – research

IBISWorld’s business information analysts have revealed the top five Australian industries expected to grow and shrink in 2017-18, and food sectors have made it onto both lists.

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Source: Food Magazine

Link: https://foodmag.com.au/dairy-farming-to-bounce-back-while-sugar-set-to-drop-in-2018-research/


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