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Australian manufacturers of beverages made from soybean, almond, rice and other plant-based non-milk sources seem likely to bow to dairy sector pressure and drop the term “milk” from their labels.

Pressure mounts on imitation milk labels  

Australian manufacturers of beverages made from soybean, almond, rice and other plant-based non-milk sources seem likely to bow to dairy
Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully prepare and follow a plan to obtain the most value from these crops. 16 Oct 17 Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully...
The Landcorp manager who led the removal of quad bikes from the company's New Zealand dairy farms two years ago says the move has been a success. 13 Oct 17 The Landcorp manager who led the removal of quad bikes from the company's New Zealand dairy farms two years ago says...
A spanking new Sydney factory and solid growth in local and Asian markets have set the scene for a better than expected trading year for long life milk processor and cereal products maker, Freedom Foods Group.
12 Oct 17 A spanking new Sydney factory and solid growth in local and Asian markets have set the scene for a better than...
Sixty tanker operator roles at Murray Goulburn’s (MG) Koroit, Leongatha, Maffra and Rochester plants in Victoria will be made redundant as the besieged dairy processor battles to cope with a big decline in its milk intake. 11 Oct 17 Sixty tanker operator roles at Murray Goulburn’s (MG) Koroit, Leongatha, Maffra and Rochester plants in Victoria...
Australian manufacturers of beverages made from soybean, almond, rice and other plant-based non-milk sources seem likely to bow to dairy sector pressure and drop the term “milk” from their labels.
9:37 AM Australian manufacturers of beverages made from soybean, almond, rice and other plant-based non-milk sources seem...
About 4000 cattle in New Zealand worth up to $8 million will be slaughtered to halt the spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
19 Oct 17 About 4000 cattle in New Zealand worth up to $8 million will be slaughtered to halt the spread of the cattle disease...
Business management and helping farmers make better use of the information available are major challenges facing the dairy industry, according to the outgoing chief executive of the Gardiner Dairy Foundation Mary Harney.
21 Sep 17 Business management and helping farmers make better use of the information available are major challenges facing the...
Dairy Safely, Home Safely - Building a farm safety culture. That's the focus of the Australian dairy industry's farm safety initiative and a new set of resources to help drive sustainable safety improvements across the dairy industry. 
19 Sep 17 Dairy Safely, Home Safely - Building a farm safety culture. That's the focus of the Australian dairy industry's farm...
TWO of Dairy Australia's most popular publications - InCalf and Rearing Healthy Calves - have been updated with the latest technical and scientific information.
09 Oct 17 TWO of Dairy Australia's most popular publications - InCalf and Rearing Healthy Calves - have been updated with the...
Twenty-three-year-old Michaela Thompson of Rochester, Victoria, has been awarded the coveted Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship at the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show.
03 Oct 17 Twenty-three-year-old Michaela Thompson of Rochester, Victoria, has been awarded the coveted Dairy Youth Travel...
Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and milk vats, must be registered with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
20 Sep 17 Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and...
When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his invention would improve her on-farm productivity and safety.
05 Sep 17 When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his...
Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully prepare and follow a plan to obtain the most value from these crops.16 Oct 17 Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully...
Several new additions to the baled silage marketplace will reduce bale spoilage and the number of decomposing bales that can leak effluent into the soil and water tables close to the ground surface. 
27 Sep 17 Several new additions to the baled silage marketplace will reduce bale spoilage and the number of decomposing bales...