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AUSTRALIA should consider emulating New Zealand's decision to overlook competition concerns and create a dairy monopoly like Fonterra, ­consulting firm McKinsey & Company says.

Aus needs dairy boost: McKinsey  

AUSTRALIA should consider emulating New Zealand's decision to overlook competition concerns and create a dairy monopoly like Fonterra,
KING Island dairyfarmers are saving money and doing their bit for the environment through the use of new solar hot water systems for their dairy sheds. 30 Jul 14 KING Island dairyfarmers are saving money and doing their bit for the environment through the use of new solar hot...
Casey and Bonnie Taylor didn't set out to install a computerised dairy -- the system came with the automation equipment they needed. 29 Jul 14 Casey and Bonnie Taylor didn't set out to install a computerised dairy -- the system came with the automation...
PUTTING Fleckvieh into a dairy herd boosts the beef attributes of the cattle but also helps the “dairy side”, according to cattle breeder Max Dench, ‘Wolaroi’, Gilgandra, NSW. 29 Jul 14 PUTTING Fleckvieh into a dairy herd boosts the beef attributes of the cattle but also helps the “dairy side”,...
SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths is expected to release a premium local milk brand in WA in coming months, but won’t confirm if it has signed up any WA producers to supply the range.
29 Jul 14 SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths is expected to release a premium local milk brand in WA in coming months, but won’t...
LONGWARRY Food Park could be the next Australian dairy asset to fall into foreign hands as surging demand for milk powders and infant formula in Asia drive a rush of takeovers in the sector. 
30 Jul 14 LONGWARRY Food Park could be the next Australian dairy asset to fall into foreign hands as surging demand for milk...
AUSTRALIA should consider emulating New Zealand's decision to overlook competition concerns and create a dairy monopoly like Fonterra, ­consulting firm McKinsey & Company says. 
30 Jul 14 AUSTRALIA should consider emulating New Zealand's decision to overlook competition concerns and create a dairy...
A CHANGE of career from massage therapist to milking cows has seen Kylie Annett now working side-by-side with partner Adam Rowe in their Simpson, Vic, dairy.28 Jul 14 A CHANGE of career from massage therapist to milking cows has seen Kylie Annett now working side-by-side with...
YOU often hear about the mass exodus of young people from regional farms for city education or employment.27 Jul 14 YOU often hear about the mass exodus of young people from regional farms for city education or employment.
PUTTING Fleckvieh into a dairy herd boosts the beef attributes of the cattle but also helps the “dairy side”, according to cattle breeder Max Dench, ‘Wolaroi’, Gilgandra, NSW.29 Jul 14 PUTTING Fleckvieh into a dairy herd boosts the beef attributes of the cattle but also helps the “dairy side”,...
AS farmers prepare for the upcoming calving season, it is a good time to consider how they will handle the colostrum fed to newborn calves.
28 Jul 14 AS farmers prepare for the upcoming calving season, it is a good time to consider how they will handle the colostrum...
KING Island dairyfarmers are saving money and doing their bit for the environment through the use of new solar hot water systems for their dairy sheds.30 Jul 14 KING Island dairyfarmers are saving money and doing their bit for the environment through the use of new solar hot...
Casey and Bonnie Taylor didn't set out to install a computerised dairy -- the system came with the automation equipment they needed.29 Jul 14 Casey and Bonnie Taylor didn't set out to install a computerised dairy -- the system came with the automation...
Many dairy areas have finally received enough rain so that runoff is filling dams and sub soils are wetting up.
However, farmers now need to actively try to avoid or at least minimise pugging damage in waterlogged paddocks.
23 Jul 14 Many dairy areas have finally received enough rain so that runoff is filling dams and sub soils are wetting...
LABORATORY work aimed at developing a variety of the widely used dairy pasture kikuyu that is resistant to the fungal disease yellows, has improved digestibility, tolerance to low temperature and increased yield potential is under way.
21 Jul 14 LABORATORY work aimed at developing a variety of the widely used dairy pasture kikuyu that is resistant to the...