Dairy

The deadline for feedback on the proposed GDT changes is June 5, 2019. Pic: ©Getty Images/Roel Smart

GDT looks for feedback on rule changes

By Jim Cornall

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) is looking for its users to provide feedback on proposed changes to the GDT Events Oversight Board Charter and Rulings Panel, and the GDT Trading Event Rules.

The decision tool assists producers with calculating total premiums costs and administrative fees associated with participation in DMC. Pic: ©Getty Images/steverts

USDA launches decision tool for Dairy Margin Coverage program

By Jim Cornall

US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the availability of a new web-based tool – developed in partnership with the University of Wisconsin – to help dairy producers evaluate various scenarios using different coverage levels through the new...

More US dairy exporters are setting up offices in the Asean region. Pic: ©Getty Images/PytyCzech

Southeast Asia now second biggest market for American exporters

China crisis will have positive impact on US Dairy exports to favorite Asian region

By Richard Whitehead

Dairy exports from the US to Southeast Asia have been growing “exponentially”, and will only continue to increase as exporters eye new segments and use the region as a stepping-stone to China while a trade war between the countries rages on.

Representatives from African and European organizations called for a balanced agricultural and trade policy in the EU to guarantee fair conditions for dairy farmers in Africa and Europe.

Rally calls for sustainable European production

By Jim Cornall

At a rally close to the EU Council building earlier this week, dairy farmers from Burkina Faso, Mali, and three other West African countries joined European dairy farmers to call for sustainable production in Europe and Africa to ensure the survival of...

In 2018, Ekosem-Agrar began construction of 14 dairy cow facilities with capacity for more than 45,000 dairy cows.

Ekosem-Agrar increasing milk output

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, increased its raw milk output to more than 2,000 tons per day for the first time last week.