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The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.

Costs and season restrain dairy confidence  

The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.
Woolworths has bowed to dairy farmer pressure and rising consumer concern about the drought, vowing to lift the price of house brand milk from $1 to 1.10 a litre nationwide, from tomorrow.
18 Feb 19 Woolworths has bowed to dairy farmer pressure and rising consumer concern about the drought, vowing to lift the...
THE viral videos I see on Facebook usually feature cats, dodgy parking or terrible dancing, but this week, it was a heartfelt live video filmed by third-generation Fleurieu Peninsula dairyfarmer and former Stock Journal journalist Casey Treloar that kept reappearing on my feed.
18 Feb 19 THE viral videos I see on Facebook usually feature cats, dodgy parking or terrible dancing, but this week, it was a...
Australia's dairy industry leaders have been exhorted to step outside their comfort zone and be courageous to help tackle the industry's problems.
15 Feb 19 Australia's dairy industry leaders have been exhorted to step outside their comfort zone and be courageous to help...
Bega Cheese is to spend $34 million building a new lactoferrin extraction plant at its newly acquired Koroit dairy plant in Victoria’s south west.
15 Feb 19 Bega Cheese is to spend $34 million building a new lactoferrin extraction plant at its newly acquired Koroit dairy...
The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.
4:00 AM The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.
Dairy farmers converge on Canberra this week for the Australian Dairy Conference.19 Feb 19 Dairy farmers converge on Canberra this week for the Australian Dairy Conference.
Greg Heffernan believes failing to plan means planning to fail.
06 Feb 19 Greg Heffernan believes failing to plan means planning to fail.
The release of the report from the Queensland Dairy Accounting Scheme (QDAS) for the 2017-18 year showed a significant drop in profitability for Queensland dairy farms.
04 Jan 19 The release of the report from the Queensland Dairy Accounting Scheme (QDAS) for the 2017-18 year showed a...
MAINTAINING a top quality genetic-base ensures Kate and Jason Kirk get the most out of their stringent feeding regime.
11 Feb 19 MAINTAINING a top quality genetic-base ensures Kate and Jason Kirk get the most out of their stringent feeding regime.
The Subtropical Dairy program is warning farmers in northern drought-affected areas to be aware of the risks in feeding stressed or stunted sorghum crops to animals.
07 Feb 19 The Subtropical Dairy program is warning farmers in northern drought-affected areas to be aware of the risks in...
MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori. That's no surprise given the herd is milked through a robotic dairy.
23 Jan 19 MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori....
Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group, located at Cape Grim, Tasmania.29 Dec 18 Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group,...
A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray Bridge, South Australia.
30 Jan 19 A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray...
Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance persistence of pasture. 
26 Dec 18 Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance...