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Brody Kennedy reckons the next 12 months will be tough enough without having to deal with any unwanted surprises.

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Brody Kennedy reckons the next 12 months will be tough enough without having to deal with any unwanted surprises.
Plunging in milk prices and volumes has prompted Dairy Australia to move quickly to slash its television marketing budget and other costs.
21 Jul 16 Plunging in milk prices and volumes has prompted Dairy Australia to move quickly to slash its television marketing...
Overall world dairy prices were unchanged at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, but whole milk powder (WMP) rose 1.9 per cent. 20 Jul 16 Overall world dairy prices were unchanged at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, but whole milk powder (WMP)...
Farm services business Ruralco has lost its live export licence to export cattle from southern Australia after dairy cattle it flew to Japan tested positive for Bovine Johne's Disease (BJD) when they arrived.
18 Jul 16 Farm services business Ruralco has lost its live export licence to export cattle from southern Australia after dairy...
A Tasmanian court has awarded King Island quad bike crash victim Holly Raper almost $12 million in damages. 
18 Jul 16 A Tasmanian court has awarded King Island quad bike crash victim Holly Raper almost $12 million in damages.
Brody Kennedy reckons the next 12 months will be tough enough without having to deal with any unwanted surprises.
4:00 AM Brody Kennedy reckons the next 12 months will be tough enough without having to deal with any unwanted surprises.
The consumer backlash against cheap house brand milk sold by supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles has given a kick along to dairy aggregator Australian Dairy Farms Group, which has struck a deal to sell its premium milk brand Camperdown Dairy Co in 220 Woolworths supermarkets in Victoria.
25 Jul 16 The consumer backlash against cheap house brand milk sold by supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles has given a...
Dairy Australia’s ‘Tactics for Tight Times’ initiative has released a special checklist to assist dairyfarmers in formulating a plan for winter.13 Jun 16 Dairy Australia’s ‘Tactics for Tight Times’ initiative has released a special checklist to assist dairyfarmers in...
Aginsight director Dr Bruce Kefford has told a Melbourne agricultural summit “remarkable advances” in biosciences would be a key driver in sustainably increasing agricultural productivity.
10 Jun 16 Aginsight director Dr Bruce Kefford has told a Melbourne agricultural summit “remarkable advances” in biosciences...
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...
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.
More than half of Tasmanian farmers could be paying less in energy costs for irrigation, according to a leading national expert in irrigation management.28 Jun 16 More than half of Tasmanian farmers could be paying less in energy costs for irrigation, according to a leading...
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...