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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,...

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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...

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What's that got to do with the price of cheese in America?

Do you know what drives the price of cheese in the US? Domestic consumption? Export demand? In this, the second installment of his four-part special on the US dairy commodities...

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The US milk payment system...How do they control the moooovements?

Do you know your advanced pricing from your component pricing? In this, the first installment of a four-part special on the US milk payment system, MilkPrice blogger John Geuss explains the huge...

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Class III milk price suffers as US cheese, butter stocks remain high

High US cheese and butter stocks continued to impact commodity prices in July 2013, driving down the cost of milk protein, milk fat, and Class III milk. Until these inventory levels are...

Food distributors told to innovate to exploit $1.4bn future market

Inventive responses to a future population explosion will be vital for successful food distributors, according to Frost & Sullivan.

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US cheese and butter inventories put pressure on future prices

US cheese and butter inventories remained high last month, driving down the overall price of the commodities. If not reduced, these stocks will "weigh heavily" on future dairy prices, US...

NMPF calls for 'significantly increased' access to Canadian dairy market

The National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) has approved a resolution opposing any Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement which does not substantially dissolve Canadian protections against US dairy imports.

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'Escalating' US cheese prices push Class III milk prices to year high

Class III milk prices hit their highest point of the year so far in May 2013 on the back of "escalating" cheese prices. US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John...

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Cheese price 'escalation' drives April Class III milk price increase

Class III milk prices jumped in April on the back of a "significant escalation" in NASS cheese prices. US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss, gave DairyReporter.com an update of...

Global food prices increase on the back of drought-driven dairy price ‘surge’ - FAO

Global food prices increased in March on the back of an 11% New Zealand-driven “surge” in global dairy prices, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has revealed....

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US milk prices continue to decline as cheese inventories remain high

Class III milk prices continued to fall in March 2013 despite a slight decrease in US cheese, dry whey, and butter inventories during the month. According to US dairy commodities...

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