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Australian milk production plummeted 10.3 per cent in July compared with last year, with massive drops in Tasmania, South Australia and northern Victoria, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.

Milk production plummets 10.3%  

Australian milk production plummeted 10.3 per cent in July compared with last year, with massive drops in Tasmania, South Australia and
The head of a dairy industry lobby group has expressed concerns about a proposed milk price index, ahead of tomorrow's Melbourne symposium. 24 Aug 16 The head of a dairy industry lobby group has expressed concerns about a proposed milk price index, ahead of...
A milk futures broker says whole milk powder buyers have been 'caught napping' by a potential shortfall in the product, explaining why the price has risen 28.8 per cent at the last two global dairy auctions.
22 Aug 16 A milk futures broker says whole milk powder buyers have been "caught napping" by a potential shortfall in the...
Australian consumers will spend almost $114 million more on branded milk this year in an effort to support dairyfarmers through a boycott of $1 private label milk, according to consumer group Choice. 19 Aug 16 Australian consumers will spend almost $114 million more on branded milk this year in an effort to support...
Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce said it was important Murray Goulburn (MG) explained to their suppliers what steps it would take to support farmers and restore confidence to the dairy sector. 18 Aug 16 Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce said it was important Murray Goulburn (MG) explained to their suppliers...
Australian milk production plummeted 10.3 per cent in July compared with last year, with massive drops in Tasmania, South Australia and northern Victoria, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.25 Aug 16 Australian milk production plummeted 10.3 per cent in July compared with last year, with massive drops in Tasmania,...
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce has announced an upcoming Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) inquiry into the national dairy industry.
25 Aug 16 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce has announced an upcoming...
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...
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...
It is difficult to know what to write at the moment. The dairy industry is reeling and farmers everywhere are assessing the damage and making plans for the future.13 Jul 16 It is difficult to know what to write at the moment. The dairy industry is reeling and farmers everywhere are...
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...