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The annual Victorian Dairy Farm Monitor Report has shown the full extent of the “perfect storm” which hit producers last financial year.

Survey shows full impact of dairy “storm”  

The annual Victorian Dairy Farm Monitor Report has shown the full extent of the “perfect storm” which hit producers last financial year.
MARKETING of WAFarmers First fresh milk in Dalian, China, has a tick of approval from WAFarmers president Tony York. 26 Sep 16 MARKETING of WAFarmers First fresh milk in Dalian, China, has a tick of approval from WAFarmers president Tony York.
Victorian dairy farmers have welcomed a further $3million funding for the Cattle Underpass Scheme (CUPS). 23 Sep 16 Victorian dairy farmers have welcomed a further $3million funding for the Cattle Underpass Scheme (CUPS).
Murray Goulburn’s (MG) interim chief executive David Mallinson has defended the company’s conservative approach to its forecast full year milk price, of $4.88 a kilogram milk solids. 15 Sep 16 Murray Goulburn’s (MG) interim chief executive David Mallinson has defended the company’s conservative approach to...
There’s been a sceptical reaction to Coles Farmer’s Fund milk, although dairy producers said the grants would be welcome.
15 Sep 16 There’s been a sceptical reaction to Coles Farmer’s Fund milk, although dairy producers said the grants would be...
MARKETING of WAFarmers First fresh milk in Dalian, China, has a tick of approval from WAFarmers president Tony York.26 Sep 16 MARKETING of WAFarmers First fresh milk in Dalian, China, has a tick of approval from WAFarmers president Tony York.
The Burrumbuttock Hay Runners are turning their attention to Victoria’s struggling dairy farmers.23 Sep 16 The Burrumbuttock Hay Runners are turning their attention to Victoria’s struggling dairy farmers.
BRUCE Manintveld and Fiona Baker were good operators when they started as Focus Farmers two years ago – now they are even better.
12 Aug 16 BRUCE Manintveld and Fiona Baker were good operators when they started as Focus Farmers two years ago – now they are...
Food and beverage company Lion Co. is changing tack on its Asian expansion strategy, pulling the plug on a new stand-alone unit and integrating it into the core dairy and drinks business.
05 Aug 16 Food and beverage company Lion Co. is changing tack on its Asian expansion strategy, pulling the plug on a new...
A Western Victorian dairy farm has reduced calf mortality rates and improved heifer growth rates by changing its calf-rearing system.08 Sep 16 A Western Victorian dairy farm has reduced calf mortality rates and improved heifer growth rates by changing its...
Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth. The results, published in the Journal of Endocrinology, could lead to a better understanding of how to prevent milk fever (hypocalcaemia) in cows.
15 Jul 16 Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels...
Australia’s first clear-roofed deep-litter cow shelter has proven its worth during its first year  of operation, helping a south-west Victorian dairy farm to better pasture, production and  cow health outcomes.
04 Aug 16 Australia’s first clear-roofed deep-litter cow shelter has proven its worth during its first year of operation,...
Tasmanian dairyfarmers hit by record flooding earlier this month are slowly getting their farms back on track.28 Jun 16 Tasmanian dairyfarmers hit by record flooding earlier this month are slowly getting their farms back on track.
Given the long and dry summer period, many farms will be searching for feed and/or needing to resow areas of the farm.
28 Apr 16 Given the long and dry summer period, many farms will be searching for feed and/or needing to resow areas of the farm.
The need for more even pasture supply and improved persistence has led one Fleurieu, South Australia, dairy family to trial and achieve early successes with new soft-leaved tall fescues and plantain pastures.
15 Apr 16  1 The need for more even pasture supply and improved persistence has led one Fleurieu, South Australia, dairy family...