Commodities

US dairy industry has 'discovered the power of exports'

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US dairy industry has 'discovered the power of exports'

By John Geuss

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 expert John Geuss. 

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

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

By John Geuss

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) and butterfat, reports DairyReporter.com's US commodities expert...

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

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

By John Geuss

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.

Why are US milk producer prices nearing a record high?

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Why are US milk producer prices nearing a record high?

By John Geuss

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 blogger, John Geuss explains why...

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

By John Geuss

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 and MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss.

How is the US keeping up with SMP export demand?

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How is the US keeping up with SMP export demand?

By John Geuss

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, John Geuss, explains...

Arla to debut British dairy at GlobalDairyTrade auction

Arla to debut British dairy at GlobalDairyTrade auction

By Mark ASTLEY

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.

Why does the US continue to drink less milk?

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Why does the US continue to drink less milk?

By John Geuss

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 the industry efforts to reverse the trend. 

Which categories are driving US dairy export growth?

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Which categories are driving US dairy export growth?

By John Geuss

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, pinpoints the categories and...

US government shutdown masks reason for cheese inventory decrease

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US government shutdown masks reason for cheese inventory decrease

By John Geuss

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, but the unavailability of export data as a result...

Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IRISH AGRICULTURE MINISTER

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

By Fiona Barry

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 increased dairy production.