Agriculture Secretary Urges Climate Action as U.S. Farms and Farmers Decline
The recently released Census of Agriculture reveals concerning trends as the number of American farms and farmers continues to decline, prompting Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to advocate for climate action to reverse this trend. The report highlights the growth of carbon-intensive farms and large-scale animal operations, raising questions about the implications for the environment and rural communities.
Hamdi Ulukaya Joins the Aurora Prize Selection Committee
The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative announced today that Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and CEO of Chobani and Founder of the Tent Partnership for Refugees, has joined the Selection Committee for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a $1 million global humanitarian award. Mr. Ulukaya joins distinguished members of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee to choose the Aurora Prize Humanitarians and Laureate.
Milk Cooperative Announces Additional ₹10 Payment for Dairy Farmers in Kerala
In a move to support dairy farmers, the Ernakulam Regional Cooperative Milk Producers' Union has declared an additional payment of ₹10 per litre of milk to dairy societies in March.
Welsh Dairy Industry Faces Crisis Over Sustainable Farming Scheme
The Welsh government's proposed Sustainable Farming Scheme (SFS) is causing alarm in the dairy sector, with warnings of a significant threat to the supply chain. According to research commissioned by the Welsh government, if the current format of the SFS is implemented, Welsh dairy farmers could see a reduction of 368 million litres of milk production.
South Dakota Governor Embraces Soaring Dairy Industry Growth
In a remarkable surge, South Dakota's dairy industry has witnessed substantial growth, with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reporting a 70.5% increase in the state's dairy cow population since 2019, reaching a total of 208,000 as of January 2024. This surge reflects an impressive addition of 118,000 cows over the past 12 years.
A logistics center has opened in Xi'an, which will connect China with Kazakhstan, Central Asia and Europe
President of Kazakhstan Kassymzhomart Tokayev took part in the launch of a Transport and logistics center in Xi'an, China, in a teleconference format. This project will connect the Chinese city of Shaanxi with Kazakhstan, Central Asia and further with Europe.
Glanbia Reports Robust Full-Year 2023 Results, Achieves 20.5% Growth in Adjusted EPS
Glanbia plc announces its preliminary results for the 2023 financial year ended 30 December 2023, Dairy news.today writes.
Woolworths Faces Backlash Over Removal of Norco Milk From Sydney Metro Stores
Woolworths is under scrutiny following reports that it will be removing the iconic Australian-produced Norco milk from nearly 100 stores, specifically in metropolitan Sydney. Norco, a farmers’ cooperative established in 1895 and based in Lismore, New South Wales, has been a staple for many Australians, offering a range of dairy products including milk, flavored milk, cheese, and butter.
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