Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue TD met with stakeholders from the dairy sector on Friday to discuss the targets for the agriculture and land use sector under the Climate Action Plan.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring have announced emergency measures designed to ease a shortage of truck drivers in the milk distribution industry that has affected schools, businesses and other customers.
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), the Port of Los Angeles, and shipping and logistics company CMA CGM have formed a Dairy Exports Working Group aimed at identifying and addressing supply chain issues hampering US dairy product exports.
This week, we have conversations with Soumya Nair, global consumer research and insights director at Kerry; Martijn Goedhart, co-founder of OpenDairy; and Gary Hirshberg, Stonyfield co-founder and former CEO, on the Northeast Organic Family Farm Partnership.
U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) is cosponsoring bipartisan legislation that would direct the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to begin holding Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) hearings by this summer, to give milk producers a greater voice in...
With the recent signing of a joint declaration of the Philippines and France on agricultural cooperation in the dairy industry, the Philippines Agriculture Secretary William Dar has urged the sector to ramp up production.
Following the acquisition of Biomin in 2020, a specialty animal nutrition and health business, health, nutrition and bioscience company Royal DSM has launched three business lines for its Animal Nutrition and Health business.
New figures released in the annual Bord Bia (The Irish Food Board) Export Performance and Prospects report 2021/2022 show exports of Irish food, drink and horticulture to the UK have remained constant in value at €4.4bn ($5bn), compared to 2020.
Last fall, 89 organic family farms across Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and eastern New York received the news that Horizon, a brand owned by Danone North America, was terminating its purchase contracts, effective in early 2023.
India’s National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and the Assam government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to create a Rs 2,000-crore ($270m) joint venture to ensure Assam becomes self-reliant with a 1m liter milk production target.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has opened signup for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and expanded the program to allow dairy producers to better protect their operations by enrolling supplemental production.
New data published by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index says despite pockets of leadership and innovation the animal agriculture sector is unprepared for the decade of transition on climate change and risks looking “outdated and unattractive.”
In its December overview of the global dairy commodities market, Maxum Foods said the outlook for market fundamentals has further tightened on the supply side in the past month, with peak production in NZ remaining weaker than expected and continued downward...
Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) have introduced the bipartisan Dairy Pricing Opportunity Act of 2021 in the United States Senate. The bipartisan legislation launches national hearings on Federal Milk Marketing...
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, has announced an investment of C$1.5m (US$1.2m) in St. John's, Newfoundland-based Milk Moovement through Sustainable Development Technology Canada...
The California State University, Fresno Foundation, in partnership with the California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC), has announced the receipt of a $1.8m award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service.
National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) executive vice president for policy, Jaime Castaneda, joined members of the Biden-Harris Administration's Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force last week to discuss the...
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Syngenta and The Nature Conservancy have announced the next phase of a cross-industry collaboration with dairy farmers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve water quality and strengthen farm resilience.
Royal DSM, a global science-based company, announced at COP26 in Glasgow that it is planning to realize large-scale production capacity for its methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants, Bovaer, with a new plant at its existing site in Dalry, Scotland.
The production, distribution and consumption of food uses about a third of the world's energy and is responsible for about a third of global greenhouse gas emissions, making its decoupling from fossil fuels a priority in the fight against climate...
The cost of milk to make dairy products in Canada is set to rise by an average of 8.4% following a Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) review of Canadian farm gate milk prices and other costs used in administering the supply management system.
Global farming techniques are coming under increasing strain. A variety of factors - population growth, geopolitical tensions, climate change, shifting consumer behavior and more – are pushing the limits of current agricultural productivity.
The Dairy Business Association (DBA), a Wisconsin dairy advocacy group, has applauded the state Assembly’s passage of a bill aimed at increasing the state’s exports of dairy, meat and other agricultural products by 25% within five years.
The opportunities, challenges and implications of exporting UK dairy products to Australia and New Zealand will be explored in an AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) webinar next month.