All news articles for May 2020

The deal so far only includes dairy farmers in England.

UK government helps dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

A support package to help English dairy farmers hit by an economic storm caused by the coronavirus pandemic has been announced by government.

Yili Group delivered medical supplies to the Executive Office of the President of Republic of Indonesia this week.

Industry support of coronavirus fight update

By Jim Cornall

In Oregon, US, the Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) announced that its farmer-owners have committed $4m to a COVID-19 relief plan to help its employees, the communities where the company operates, and industry partners respond to and recover...

Dairy Farmers of Canada said  said the funding falls short of the expectations set out by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and there is a need for further support. Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

Canada helps dairy as part of agriculture package

By Jim Cornall

This week, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced measures within agriculture programs and an investment of more than C$252m (US$178.8m) to support farmers, food businesses, and food processors who provide essential services to Canadians every...

The 12-week promotional campaign starts next week.

UK dairy industry launches £1m consumer campaign

By Jim Cornall

The UK dairy sector in partnership with the Government has announced a new joint-funded campaign to highlight the importance of ‘human connections’ during the current coronavirus crisis.

The latest update is dominated by responses to the coronavirus crisis.

Maxum issues May global dairy commodity update

By Jim Cornall

Dustin Boughton, director of procurement at Australian and New Zealand dairy ingredients suppliers Maxum Foods, says dairy markets are starting to come off the bottom of a deep trough due to decreased demand for cheese and butterfat from the closure of...

Bord Bia said the system should be in place in 2020. Pic: Bord Bia

Bord Bia launches Grass Fed Standard

By Jim Cornall

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has launched a Grass Fed Standard, which it says is the world’s first on a national scale, that allows it to track and verify the percentage of grass consumed in the diet of Irish dairy herds.

New Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications are also being accepted.  Pic: Getty Images/Matt Anderson

NMPF hopes for more dairy purchases after $120m announcement

By Jim Cornall

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) said it appreciates Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for including $120m of cheese and butter among $470m in Section 32 food purchases announced yesterday.

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