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The EMB's new president, Erwin Schöpges, left, with outgoing president, Romuald Schaber.

New president for EMB

By Jim Cornall

Following the general assembly of the European Milk Board (EMB), the organization has a new president, Erwin Schöpges.

The funds will assist DFC in rolling out an on-farm customer assurance program; and a national traceability system for the dairy sector. Pic: ©Getty Images/Elenathewise

Canada invests C$2.2m in dairy industry

By Jim Cornall

The Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) organization has received an investment of C$2.2m (US$1.75m) from the government’s Growing Forward 2 Program.

Eric Hansen, director of GDT, said the review provides assurance to market participants. Pic:©Getty Images/Freer Law

GDT finds no issue with SMP prices

By Jim Cornall

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) says it has found the prices achieved for Skim Milk Powder Ultra High Temperature (SMP UHT) in Trading Event 207 reflected multiple bidders’ strong needs to secure higher quantities of product than were offered in the Trading...

There is 'tremendous potential' for US dairy exports, USDEC CEO Tom Vilsack told DairyReporter. ©GettyImages/Waldemarus

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USDEC CEO Tom Vilsack pinpoints US dairy export opportunities

By Mary Ellen Shoup

International partnerships between the US dairy industry and key export markets have formed six months after USDEC introduced the “The Next 5%”, a strategic export plan targeting an increase of dairy exports from 15% to 20%.

The EMB said a new study by BAL in Germany suggests farmers in France are not covering milk production costs.

Study says real milk production costs aren’t being met in France

By Jim Cornall

The European Milk Board (EMB), responding to French President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement that the milk price will be determined by production costs, has released data from a study it commissioned to look at farmer’s costs to produce milk.