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Dairy Newsletter - 13 June 2008

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Friday 13th June 2008
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 6 new features this week:

Reducing Lameness in Dairy Cows
By Welfare Quality®, an EU-funded research project.
Attention to Detail Vital in Turning Grass into Profit
By the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute.
Some Pasture Management Do's and Don'ts
By Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County.
Cow Size – A Foundational Issue
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, North Dakota State University Extension Service.
Canadian Dairy Statistics First Quarter 2008
By Statistics Canada. Canada’s dairy production increased again this quarter. Butter, cheese, milk and cream were all on the up.
Economic Impacts of Foreign Animal Disease
By Philip L. Paarlberg, Ann Hillberg Seitzinger, John G. Lee and Kenneth H. Mathews, Jr., USDA ERS.
DuPont Animal Health Solutions
* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News (link to all this weeks news)

  General

    BSE NEWS: Province Compensates for Mad Cow Crisis
    FMD NEWS: Botswana: Government Suspends FMD Cattle Killings

  United States

    Is Grain Really Fuelling a Global Depression?
    Brucellosis Returns to Montana
    Owners of 3 Flags Dairy Focus on Cow/Calf Housing, Comfort
    CME: Corn and Soybean Futures Surge Higher
    Sequenced Brucellosis Genome Marks Virulence
    Weekly US Cattle Outlook - Corn Futures Trade Above $7/Bushel
    Tracking and Controlling by GPS Technology
    Bill to Cut Down Ethanol Tariff Announced
    Conclusion of the U.N. World Food Security Summit
    CME: Feedlot and Live Cattle Futures Prices
    The Pros and Cons of Added Fat in Dairy
    Weekly Outlook: Rapidly Changing Crop Market
    CME: Corn and Soybean Plantings
    Weekly Roberts Report
    Brucellosis Investigation Expands in Montana
    In The Cattle Markets
    Force Aims to Put Food/Fuel Back in Mouths of Hungry
    CME: Another Look at Corn and Soybeans
    NALF Talks Over New Genomics Projects
    Montana: Paying the Price of Brucellosis
    COOL Comes Back to the Farm
    Blueprint to a Closed Organic Dairy Ecosystem
    CME: US Meat and Chicken Exports Soar
    Dairy Council Joins Fight Against Childhood Obesity
    US Running Out of Corn Allflex
  United Kingdom

    Slurry Storage Key Sustainability Issue
    Dairy Cattle Trade on Fire Despite Production Costs
    End Looms for Cattle Collections on Scot Islands
    FDA Publish Cloned Animal Research Report
    NFU Call for Show of Confidence for Bovine TB
    Bluetongue Clampdown in Scotland
    NFU Takes Farmer Compensation Case to High Court
    bTB-Infected: Do Farmers Get Due Compensation?

  Australia

    Weekly Australian Cattle Summary

  Botswana

    Government Kills Suspected FMD-Infected Cattle
    Botswana Suspends FMD Cattle Killings

  Italy

    Food Summit Calls Out for More Ag Investment

  Canada

    Cattle Farmers Get Bullish Over Hog Moratorium
    Province Compensates for Mad Cow Crisis Agco Product Solutions
  Colombia

    Colombia Declares Limited Foot and Mouth Emergency

  France

    Camembert Raw Milk Rules Approved

  Viet Nam

    Compensation Due to Vietnamese Livestock Owners

  Uganda

    GM Livestock Experiments to Begin in Uganda

  European Union

    Commission Propose New Rules for By-products

  New Zealand

    Natural Treatment Could Milk Dairy Output

  Sweden

    More Dairy Output from Less Input

Claas - Time for new rules

That's all for this week! - This Newsletter will be sent every Friday.

Ed.

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