Posts Tagged ‘dairy sector’

Launch of World Dairy Situation 2018 at the World Dairy Summit, Daejeon

Launch of World Dairy Situation 2018 at the World Dairy Summit, Daejeon

Source: International Dairy Federation The IDF World Dairy Situation 2018 report was launched at the World Dairy Summit in Daejeon, Korea, on 16 October. It was put together by IDF experts from dairy producing countries around the world under the scope of work by the IDF Standing Committee on Dairy Policies and Economics (SCDPE). “The

New Rosedale raises the bar with western expansion, new ‘Rozyme Plus’

New Rosedale raises the bar with western expansion, new ‘Rozyme Plus’

At a time when the North American feed industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation driven by new rules, heightened market expectations and groundbreaking technology advances, a growing number of major farming operations are opting to take charge of their futures by embracing a stronger direct role in feed production and feed additive innovation. A top

Farmers are disappointed with the USMCA

Farmers are disappointed with the USMCA

Source: Canadian Federation of Agriculture The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is deeply disappointed with the agricultural concessions included in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). While the government did achieve beneficial results for some sectors within agriculture, such as increased U.S. market access for Canada’s sugar beet producers, initial indications suggest the livelihood of

Desjardins Financial supports dairy producers and processors

Desjardins Financial supports dairy producers and processors

Source: Desjardins Group As Quebec’s leading financial institution and a key partner of agri-food businesses inQuebec, Desjardins Group supports dairy and poultry producers and processors. The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is reassuring for most of our members and clients because it reduces economic uncertainty. However, agricultural sectors under the supply management system (the dairy and

USMCA: La Coop fédérée disappointed in the concessions made for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

USMCA: La Coop fédérée disappointed in the concessions made for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Source: La Coop fédérée The strengthening of economic ties with the United States and Mexico clouded by new concessions for the supply managed sectors La Coop fédérée is disappointed by the federal government’s concessions on supply management in the milk, poultry and egg sectors. La Coop fédérée is well positioned to recognize the importance of Canada

How much of our home grown dairy has Justin Trudeau really given away to President Trump?

How much of our home grown dairy has Justin Trudeau really given away to President Trump?

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given away hundreds of millions of dollars to the American administration as part of the recent United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), but the damage inflicted goes beyond concessions made on our dairy market. Conceding parts of our market to the US does not tell

Dairy Farmers’ livelihood sacrificed again

Dairy Farmers’ livelihood sacrificed again

Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy farmers across Canada are deeply disappointed over the news of the concessions made on the dairy sector to conclude a new USMCA agreement. Once again, dairy farmers again paid the price to conclude an international trade agreement. “The announced concessions on dairy in the new USMCA deal demonstrates once

Prime Minister of Canada welcomes new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Prime Minister of Canada welcomes new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Source: Canadian Prime Minister’s Office news release The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today welcomed an agreement-in-principle between Canada, the United States, and Mexico on a modernized trade agreement – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – that will create good, well‑paying, middle class jobs, strengthen economic ties, and expand Canada’s trade in North America. Following more

Dairy processors deeply disappointed once again by Canada’s trade concessions

Dairy processors deeply disappointed once again by Canada’s trade concessions

Source: Dairy Processors Association of Canada Canada’s dairy processing industry is deeply disappointed by today’s announcement that Canada has agreed to significant dairy concessions, including market access and changes to domestic dairy policies, as part of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “Over the past year and a half, we have repeatedly heard our government state that it would stand

Our Future Depends On Ruminants by: María Sánchez Mainar, DVM, PhD, IDF Science and Standards Manager, Sustainability and Animal Care

Our Future Depends On Ruminants by: María Sánchez Mainar, DVM, PhD, IDF Science and Standards Manager, Sustainability and Animal Care

The media often reports how consumer choices can contribute to sustainable development, for instance by adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet. As a sustainability manager working for the International Dairy Federation (IDF), I came to realize that people are continually exposed to incorrect information that is repeated without being challenged, in particular about the impact