As countries emerge from lockdown restrictions, Scotland’s dairy farmers are looking to build stronger supply chains and discuss milk contracts as they recover from the impacts of the coronavirus crisis, says NFU (National Farmers’ Union) Scotland.
The chairperson of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association’s (ICMSA) dairy committee says his association expects the prices to be announced by milk processors in the coming days for milk supplied in May to reflect a “surging recovery.”
The Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) and the Dairy Processors Association of Canada said that not only were parliamentarians misled by the Government, but they were also misled on the date of implementation of Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).
The National Milk Producers Federation expressed appreciation to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for including dairy in the US $19bn agriculture disaster assistance package, while noting that more will be needed to stem steep losses in the dairy sector.
Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy coops in the US, is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to act to help farmers and people struggling to afford food during the coronavirus crisis.
Last week, the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), submitted a request for assistance – The Milk Crisis Plan – to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
The European Dairy Association (EDA) says it is shocked and concerned that EU Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski has not yet responded to its letter, and is counting on EU Member States at next Monday’s videoconference of the Special Committee on Agriculture...
After several months of back and forth following the Dean Foods bankruptcy, the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) co-op is acquiring a majority of its assets for $433m. Prairie Farms Dairy will also get a portion for $75m.
The coronavirus is upending businesses and economies around the world, and the dairy sector isn't immune. While some aspects of the industry need stability and assistance, others are able to share their wealth and give back.