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EU Global Leader in Agri-food Exports

The European Union is the global leader in exports pf agricultural produce and food. According to the latest annual report on the EU’s agri-food trade, over the last year these … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Quickly Can Russia’s Poultry Meat Production Grow?

Russia could be heading towards self-sufficiency in poultry meat production more quickly than anticipated. Latest figures from the Russian statistical office and the Russian Agriculture Ministry show that production of … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Good Grass Quality Silage Basis to Dairy Profits

  Grass, combining good forage with quality grass-based silage is the most cost-effective way to feed dairy cows. While grazed systems for dairy cattle have the potential for the best … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dairy Sector Influencing European Beef Market Developments

The fortunes of the European beef sector this year rely heavily on the developments within the European and global dairy sectors. According to the French market analysts France AgriMer, the … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Three a Day to Put Dairy Back on the Menu

A call has been sent out to the British government to put in place a “thee-a-day” programme for milk and dairy products to encourage the consumption of dairy produce as … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Global Dairy Crisis – a Perfect Storm

The crisis in the dairy sector is the result of a perfect storm – rising production, high productivity, closure of markets, falling demand and prices and high production costs. By … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment