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

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 IDF World Dairy Situation […]

Launch of IDF World Dairy Summit 2018

A spectacular grand opening was laid out for delegates at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 with a magnificent drum performance taking centre stage at the Daejeon Convention Centre on 15 October. The warm hospitality of the Organizing Committee of the Summit comprising the leadership and members of the Korea National Committee made delegates feel […]

Dairy industry in the next decade

In a Special Conference on The Next Decade, panelists from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, OECD, Seoul National University and University College, Cork discussed dairy consumption patterns of the future, production capacity to meet population growth, change in consumption patterns and trade prospects. Dean of Cork University Business School and Professor of Agri-Food Economics, […]

Alfalfa silage increases milk yield in lactating cows

Feeding lactating dairy cows with alfalfa silage, which contains a high amount of potassium, resulted in increased milk yield in high producing cows, according to studies conducted by Professor Shinichi Kume of Kyoto University’s Graduate School of Agriculture, Japan. He will share his findings at a conference on the environment during the IDF World Dairy […]

Driving growth in the global dairy sector

The exhaustion of natural resources and the challenge to feed the world may be long-term socio-environmental challenges, but they have little impact on short-term food price development, said Mr Benoit Rouyer, an economist at CNIEL, France. In his presentation at a conference on Dairy Policies and Economics on 16 October at the IDF World Dairy […]

Global platform for dialogue on dairy development: President of IDF Korea

The IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 is a forum that brings together international experts to share their knowledge and expertise, and exchange ideas on enhancing the dairy sector, said President of IDF Korea, Lee Chang Buhm. He said the annual Summit which was launched today by former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon in Daejeon, Korea, […]

IDF driver of dairy sector growth and sustainability: Dr Judith Bryans

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has been shaping the environment in which dairy operates and driving the sector forward for well over a hundred years, said IDF President Dr Judith Bryans. Speaking at the opening of the annual IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 in Daejeon, Korea, on 15 October, Dr Bryans said IDF has helped […]

Warm welcome to delegates at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018

International Dairy Federation President Dr Judith Bryans and Chair of the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 Organizing Committee Mr Lee Chang Buhm extend a warm welcome to all delegates to this annual meeting which will take place from 15-19 October in Daejeon, Korea. The Summit, which bears the theme ‘Dairy for the Next Generation!’ will […]