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AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with supermarket pricing wars, disruptive takeover bids and trade deals, Australian dairy farmers are overdue for some good news.

Dairy incomes on the rise  

AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with supermarket pricing wars, disruptive takeover bids and trade deals, Australian dairy farmers
Dairy prices rose slightly at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction but are still down nearly 50% since February.
17 Dec 14 Dairy prices rose slightly at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction but are still down nearly 50% since February.
INDEPENDENT dairy Scenic Rim 4Real Milk is going national, with bold ambitions to take on major processors by establishing dairy co-ops across the nation by 2016. 
15 Dec 14 1 INDEPENDENT dairy Scenic Rim 4Real Milk is going national, with bold ambitions to take on major processors by...
Dairy NSW is offering bursaries in the amount of $2500 each to support two young people who are interested in growing their leadership capacity by attending the Australian Dairy Conference in Launceston Tasmania on February 16-18. 
15 Dec 14 Dairy NSW is offering bursaries in the amount of $2500 each to support two young people who are interested in...
MACQUARIE Group has sold its Melro Park dairy farm near Heywood in south-west Victoria to ACE Farming.
15 Dec 14 MACQUARIE Group has sold its Melro Park dairy farm near Heywood in south-west Victoria to ACE Farming.
AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with supermarket pricing wars, disruptive takeover bids and trade deals, Australian dairy farmers are overdue for some good news.
19 Dec 14 AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with supermarket pricing wars, disruptive takeover bids and trade deals,...
FOOD and liquor giant Coles faces penalties of $10 million and may have to pay as much as $16m in refunds after admitting that it engaged in unconscionable conduct with small grocery suppliers.
19 Dec 14 FOOD and liquor giant Coles faces penalties of $10 million and may have to pay as much as $16m in refunds after...
A COUPLE being recognised for their successes after 20 years in the dairy industry are not entirely comfortable with the recognition, but are keen to demonstrate dairyfarming can be a rewarding career.16 Nov 14 A COUPLE being recognised for their successes after 20 years in the dairy industry are not entirely comfortable with...
WHEN computer engineer-cum-dairy producer Ricardo Rios Pohl started out in the dairy game two decades ago, he quickly learnt he needed to draw on other people's knowledge if his family's business was to survive.15 Nov 14 WHEN computer engineer-cum-dairy producer Ricardo Rios Pohl started out in the dairy game two decades ago, he...
VICTORIAN dairyfarmer Greg Templeton can’t speak highly enough of the Simmental Fleckvieh breed.
08 Dec 14  1 VICTORIAN dairyfarmer Greg Templeton can’t speak highly enough of the Simmental Fleckvieh breed.
QUEENSLAND-based biotechnology company Australian Reproductive Technologies (ART) and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Dairy are setting up a lab near Shanghai to accelerate growth in the Chinese group's dairy herd using IVF technology.
24 Nov 14 QUEENSLAND-based biotechnology company Australian Reproductive Technologies (ART) and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai...
A PROGRAM that helped Tasmanian farmers reduce their energy costs is now being rolled out across Victoria.
31 Oct 14 A PROGRAM that helped Tasmanian farmers reduce their energy costs is now being rolled out across Victoria.
When Grant Sherborne was 17 he became the first dairyfarmer in the southern highlands district south of Sydney to install a travelling irrigator. 
06 Oct 14 When Grant Sherborne was 17 he became the first dairyfarmer in the southern highlands district south of Sydney to...
The corn harvesting method known as snaplage is emerging from obscurity as more dairy producers and nutritionists recognise its advantages.
04 Dec 14 The corn harvesting method known as snaplage is emerging from obscurity as more dairy producers and nutritionists...
THE use of a new maize hybrid and improved agronomy have combined to lift silage yields on the property of Paul Taylor, Koroop, east of Kerang, Vic.
07 Nov 14 THE use of a new maize hybrid and improved agronomy have combined to lift silage yields on the property of Paul...