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Expert: Dairy outlook not promising for 2018

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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Global milk surplus set to contain prices: Rabobank

There is not likely to be much good news for dairy farmers until late 2018 with the “rising tide of milk” across the world denting optimism, according to Rabobank’s latest Dairy Quarterly report.

By: Everard Himmelreich

Source: The Standard

Link: http://www.standard.net.au/story/5146846/global-milk-surplus-set-to-contain-prices/

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‘Rising tide of milk’ threatens to upset balance in dairy market, Rabobank warns

Rising milk production overseas could lower the prices paid to New Zealand farmers, Rabobank has warned in a quarterly report on the dairy industry.

By: TOM PULLAR-STRECKER

Source: Stuff

Link: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/100292383/rising-tide-of-milk-threatens-to-upset-balance-in-dairy-market-rabobank-warns

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Massive Qatari dairy farm battling Arab boycott to go public next year – sources

Qatari company Baladna, which is creating a dairy industry in the desert to help the country to cope with a boycott by other Arab states, is planning an initial public offer of its shares (IPO) to raise funds and bring in strategic investors, sources familiar with the matter said.

By: Hadeel Al Sayegh

Source: Independent

Link: https://www.independent.ie/business/farming/dairy/massive-qatari-dairy-farm-battling-arab-boycott-to-go-public-next-year-sources-36415366.html

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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/

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Washington’s dairy farmers need NAFTA — and more

With the Washington dairy industry contributing billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to the state’s economy, farmers need a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement, plus other free-trade pacts, to compete on a level field.

By: Stan Ryan

Source: The Seattle Times

Link: https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/washingtons-dairy-farmers-need-nafta-and-more/


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