Many farmers keep animals in summer camps, and many do so in winter. Exercise for cows. Fresh air. Reduced care costs? Is it really that…
Despite the decrease in prices for milk raw materials in Europe, too much export supply for dairy products and weak demand on foreign markets, attractive…
On Wednesday, February 7, the 235th GDT auction took place, as a result of which the price index reached 1063 and increased by 33 points compared to the results of the previous auction on January 17. The index increased for the first time since December 2022.
The number of cows in all categories of farms decreased by 13% in 2022. Analytical results of the year
As of January 1, the cattle population amounted to 2.3 million heads, which is 12.6% less than last year.
The dairy industry experienced the greatest losses in production volume in the first months of the war. The occupation of the territories and military actions had the effect that a large number of livestock was simply destroyed by the russian invaders, and part of the economy was forced to be sold for nothing, at best, to be transported to safer regions. Interruptions in the supply of fodder and veterinary drugs, as well as the supply of electricity, also had an impact on the productivity of cows, which ultimately led to a reduction in the total weight of production.
Prices for dairy products in Ukraine will rise by 20-25% in 2023, Olena Zhupinas, an expert of the Association of Milk Producers, told Delo.ua.
Despite the war and the blockade of sea ports, in 2022 Ukraine exported dairy products worth 344.6 million dollars, which is 39% more than in 2021.
Andriy Dykun and Boris Johnson discussed the possibility of creating a fund to help Ukrainian farmers
The president of the Association of Milk Producers of Ukraine (AMP) Andriy Dykun and the director of the Ukrainian National Agrarian Forum Mariia Didukh met with the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson. The meeting was initiated and organized by the team of the Ukrainian Agri Council.
The leading Polish biofuel platform, Biomass Media Group, published the expert opinion of Andriy Dykun, president of the Association of Milk Producers and founder of the #SAVEUA charitable foundation, regarding the prospects for biomethane production in Ukraine. Ukraine is already developing legislative regulation of biomethane production, in which the agricultural sector has a key role. So powerful agricultural producers of Ukraine are preparing for the start of production.