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US dairy exports 'falling significantly' as value of the dollar rises

With the value of the dollar rising, US dairy exports are falling. DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert, John Geuss, explains why...

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Why are US butter prices 'dropping like a rock' after record highs?

After reaching an all time high in September 2014 US butter prices are now "dropping like a rock," says DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert, John Geuss.

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International factors 'most important element' influencing US milk prices

DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert, John Geuss, examines the increasing influence of international factors on domestic prices.

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Will US dairy sector pursue 'proven' butter export market?

The US dairy sector will likely invest in additional churning capacity to meet demand from the now "proven" export market for butter, says DairyReporter.com commodities expert, John Geuss....

Data Blog: The figures behind Russia’s food ban

Russian sanctions could cost EU industry more than €5 billion in exports

In this data blog FoodNavigator takes a look at the trade figures behind the recent Russian trade sanctions - to reveal which countries and categories will be worst hit, and...

Tate & Lyle miss first-quarter profit target

Ingredients giant Tate & Lyle has said that group operating profit from Q1 fell below expectation after it was hit by poor weather and exchange rates.

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US dairies dealing with 'new and different' SMP pricing dynamic

US skim milk powder (SMP) prices are now determined by global movements, not domestic events - a change our commodities expert John Geuss describes as "a new and different dynamic." ...

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Amino acid balancing 'targets...the best paying components in milk'

DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert John Geuss explains why the amino acid balancing of feed is "one of the most impactful emerging technologies" in the dairy sector.

FAO outlook: Climate and politics impact to food markets but 2014 stocks remain adequate

Challenging weather conditions in various countries, coupled with continuing political tensions in the Black Sea region have made food markets more volatile, according to the FAO's first major forecast for 2014.

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US dairy industry has 'discovered the power of exports'

Now the world's largest exporter of nonfat dry milk (NDM) and skim milk powder (SMP), it is fair to say the US has discovered "the power of exports," says DairyReporter.com's US commodities...

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Why are US milk producer prices still so high? In a word - EXPORTS!

Record high US milk producer prices continued into March on the back of booming international demand for American skim milk power (SMP), non-fat dry milk (NDM), whole milk powder (WMP)...

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US dairy producer milk prices hit record high! But why?

US dairy producer are receiving record high prices for their milk. But why? DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert John Geuss examines the chain of events behind the increase.

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Why are US milk producer prices nearing a record high?

The prices paid to US milk producers in January 2014 were at a near record high, and are expected increase further in February. DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice...

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Why was 2013 'a very good year' for US dairy?

Increasing milk prices, falling feed prices, and strong global demand for dairy meant 2013 was a "very good year" for the US dairy industry, according to DairyReporter.com US dairy commodities expert...

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Will the value of milk protein continue to increase? Probably

The price of milk protein in the US is on the up. But is this growth sustainable? DairyReporter.com US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss, believes so.

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How is the US keeping up with SMP export demand?

The US is producing and exporting more skim milk powder (SMP) than ever - but at the expense of nonfat dry milk (NDM). DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger,...

Arla to debut British dairy at GlobalDairyTrade auction

Arla Foods hopes to “maximise the value” of British milk through the sale of skim milk powder from one of its UK processing sites on the GlobalDairyTrade international dairy commodity auction platform....

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Why does the US continue to drink less milk?

US milk consumption has been steadily declining since the mid 1970s. But why? DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss, examines the factors driving the decrease and...

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Which categories are driving US dairy export growth?

While Mexico remains the largest export market for US dairy products, shipments to Asia and other emerging markets are on the up. Here, DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice  blogger, John Geuss,...

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US government shutdown masks reason for cheese inventory decrease

US cheese inventories are finally showing signs of a return to "historical levels." According to MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss, this can almost certainly be attributed to an increase in exports,...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IRISH AGRICULTURE MINISTER

Irish minister commits to growing dairy production by 50% in 5 years

Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Prime Minister, and Simon Coveney, the Irish Minister for Agriculture said the country will take advantage of changes to Europe’s CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) which will allow...

Emerging markets such as India must reform to reignite dairy growth

Slowing dairy sales growth in Brazil and India during Q2 2013 means that reforms and infrastructure upgrades are likely necessary to reignite such emerging markets, according to Rabobank.

CAOBISCO concerned over dairy shortages

Forecast butter and milk powder shortages could limit the EU’s ability to keep up with domestic and global demand, according to chocolate and confectionery trade group CAOBISCO.

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US cheese price climbs despite continuing 'historic' stock highs

Despite US cheese inventories remaining "above historic levels", cheese prices, and as a result milk protein prices, increased in August. But why? DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger,...

US COMMODITIES CORNER SPECIAL

What's so special about milk protein?

Protein development is "very important" for the economic health of the US dairy producer, according to MilkPrice  blogger, John Geuss. In this, the final installment of his four-part special on US dairy...