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NEW Zealand's Federated Farmers have predicted the next six months will be

'Brutal' outlook for NZ dairy farmers  

NEW Zealand's Federated Farmers have predicted the next six months will be "brutal" for the country's dairy farmers as they cope with
Western Australian dairy farmers relying on centre-pivot irrigators to grow feed for their herds could face a hike of more than $1100 a month in their power bills after July.
26 May 15 Western Australian dairy farmers relying on centre-pivot irrigators to grow feed for their herds could face a hike...
LIKE many farmers, dairyfarmer Trevor Mills was so absorbed in the business of farming that he didn’t pay much attention to the natural world on his family’s dairy farm in Drouin, Victoria. 25 May 15 LIKE many farmers, dairyfarmer Trevor Mills was so absorbed in the business of farming that he didn’t pay much...
Australia’s milk production continued to grow in April, according to the latest statistics from Dairy Australia.
22 May 15 Australia’s milk production continued to grow in April, according to the latest statistics from Dairy Australia.
A 310-HECTARE Gippsland dairy farm has been sold to Chinese investors for more than $8 million
Notman's Dairy, 185 Ogilvys Road, Poowong, is listed as having been sold for $8.1m, equating to $9000 per 0.4ha (one acre).
21 May 15 A 310-HECTARE Gippsland dairy farm has been sold to Chinese investors for more than $8 million Notman's Dairy, 185...
NEW Zealand's Federated Farmers have predicted the next six months will be 'brutal' for the country's dairy farmers as they cope with tight cash flows following Fonterra's announcement of a cut in this season's milk payout price to NZ$4.40 per kilograms of milk solids.
28 May 15 NEW Zealand's Federated Farmers have predicted the next six months will be "brutal" for the country's dairy farmers...
BRISBANE Lions and Gold Coast Suns aren't the only Queenslanders that are struggling – just take a look at the State's dairyfarmers.28 May 15 BRISBANE Lions and Gold Coast Suns aren't the only Queenslanders that are struggling – just take a look at the...
A 310-HECTARE Gippsland dairy farm has been sold to Chinese investors for more than $8 million
Notman's Dairy, 185 Ogilvys Road, Poowong, is listed as having been sold for $8.1m, equating to $9000 per 0.4ha (one acre).
21 May 15 A 310-HECTARE Gippsland dairy farm has been sold to Chinese investors for more than $8 million Notman's Dairy, 185...
I've always thought it a privilege that I work so closely with family-owned farming businesses. These operations never fail to impress me with their vision, resilience and ability to win in challenging times. 
20 May 15 I've always thought it a privilege that I work so closely with family-owned farming businesses. These operations...
A NEW Australian genetic breeding value will help Australian farmers breed a herd that produces the same amount of milk for less feed.26 May 15 A NEW Australian genetic breeding value will help Australian farmers breed a herd that produces the same amount of...
A new blog aims to help dairyfarmers keep on top of dairy fertility and herd management.18 May 15 A new blog aims to help dairyfarmers keep on top of dairy fertility and herd management.
When Malcolm and Kellee Hick were planning their automatic milking system (AMS), they quickly decided that out-of-parlour feed stations were a necessity, not an optional extra. 
14 May 15 When Malcolm and Kellee Hick were planning their automatic milking system (AMS), they quickly decided that...
ENERGY is a a major cost for dairyfarmers, and one that keeps inexorably rising - which is why Dairy Australia has launched an initiative to identify energy waste in dairies.
13 Apr 15 ENERGY is a a major cost for dairyfarmers, and one that keeps inexorably rising - which is why Dairy Australia has...
ON THEIR notoriously wet dairy farm in South Gippsland, Tim and Grit Cashin often apply nitrogen generously in the hope that it will last a bit longer in the system - and trigger extra grass growth.
19 May 15 ON THEIR notoriously wet dairy farm in South Gippsland, Tim and Grit Cashin often apply nitrogen generously in the...
KRISTEN Clark, along with her sister Donna and mother Helen, produces 6.5 million litres of milk a year at Finley, NSW.
05 Apr 15  1 KRISTEN Clark, along with her sister Donna and mother Helen, produces 6.5 million litres of milk a year at Finley,...