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Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.

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Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according
New Zealand's largest company Fonterra has posted a net profit of $418 million for the six months to January 31, up 2 per cent on last year.
22 Mar 17 New Zealand's largest company Fonterra has posted a net profit of $418 million for the six months to January 31, up...
Dairyfarmers will have woken up to a pleasant surprise as world dairy prices rose slightly at the GlobalDairyTrade auction on Tuesday night after two consecutive drops.
22 Mar 17 Dairyfarmers will have woken up to a pleasant surprise as world dairy prices rose slightly at the GlobalDairyTrade...
Fonterra has confirmed it will be seeking “sizeable” quantities of milk, from northern Victoria, following claims its representatives were approaching regional dairy farmers to sign them up.
20 Mar 17 Fonterra has confirmed it will be seeking “sizeable” quantities of milk, from northern Victoria, following claims...
The cycle between high and low global dairy prices has got quicker in recent years and dairy farmers need to set up their businesses to manage it, Dairy Australia (DA) farmer director Jeff Odgers says.

20 Mar 17 The cycle between high and low global dairy prices has got quicker in recent years and dairy farmers need to set up...
The world's largest dairy exporter, Fonterra Co-operative, will seek strategic alliances rather than pursue growth via acquisition, confirming it is not interested in buying its customer, troubled infant formula maker Bellamy's Australia.10:40 AM The world's largest dairy exporter, Fonterra Co-operative, will seek strategic alliances rather than pursue growth...
Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) David Jochinke has said he was pleased there would now be a wide-ranging socio-economic assessment of the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s southern region.23 Mar 17 Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) David Jochinke has said he was pleased there would now be a wide-ranging...
The DairySage mentoring program kicked off at Maleny, Qld, last year with mentees and mentors coming together for a two-day workshop.07 Mar 17 The DairySage mentoring program kicked off at Maleny, Qld, last year with mentees and mentors coming together for a...
As a pilot program, Subtropical Dairy has developed a series of resources and tools to help northern Australian dairy businesses estimate the potential profit from making a change to their business.
07 Mar 17 As a pilot program, Subtropical Dairy has developed a series of resources and tools to help northern Australian...
A special section at the 2017 Wagyu conference in Albury, NSW, will explain how Holstein breeders can access significant premiums by joining the bottom half of their herds to Wagyu to produce F1 males and females.4:56 PM A special section at the 2017 Wagyu conference in Albury, NSW, will explain how Holstein breeders can access...
Troubled Victorian milk-broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) is to be wound up.
23 Feb 17 Troubled Victorian milk-broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) is to be wound up.
A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate on a paddock, which risked contaminating groundwater.
14 Mar 17 A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate...
DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows comfortable in hot and humid weather.

06 Jan 17 DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows...
Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
1:03 PM Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown...
Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing at the end of April last year. 
27 Feb 17 Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing...