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After a week of verbally savaging supermarkets over their milk pricing tactics and drought publicity “stunts”, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, has flagged major milk market reforms are in the wind in a bid to bring the powerful retailers to heel.

Littleproud flags milk market reform  

After a week of verbally savaging supermarkets over their milk pricing tactics and drought publicity “stunts”, Agriculture Minister
FUNDING research into sub-clinical mastitis in dairy herds continues to be the focus of Western Dairy’s veterinary scholarship program.
17 Oct 18 FUNDING research into sub-clinical mastitis in dairy herds continues to be the focus of Western Dairy’s veterinary...
THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy farm near Oakey, Queensland, recently.
16 Oct 18 THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double...
The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences has forecast a slight increase in farmgate milk prices by the end of the financial year.
16 Oct 18 The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences has forecast a slight increase in farmgate...
A PUBLICITY stunt claimed would help struggling dairy farmers cope with the crippling drought has backfired on supermarket giant Coles.
15 Oct 18 A PUBLICITY stunt claimed would help struggling dairy farmers cope with the crippling drought has backfired on...
Cheese exports hold the key to growth in major dairy production regions around the world.2:03 PM Cheese exports hold the key to growth in major dairy production regions around the world.
After a week of verbally savaging supermarkets over their milk pricing tactics and drought publicity “stunts”, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, has flagged major milk market reforms are in the wind in a bid to bring the powerful retailers to heel.
19 Oct 18  1 After a week of verbally savaging supermarkets over their milk pricing tactics and drought publicity “stunts”,...
With more than 30,000 trees planted in the past 20 years, Mark and Lynne Peterson's irrigation dairy farm, near Nathalia in north-central Victoria, stands out as a lush green oasis in the midst of farms that are relatively bare.14 Oct 18 With more than 30,000 trees planted in the past 20 years, Mark and Lynne Peterson's irrigation dairy farm, near...
Last of a long line of dairymen pulls the pin after a winter of discontent.08 Oct 18 Last of a long line of dairymen pulls the pin after a winter of discontent.
FUNDING research into sub-clinical mastitis in dairy herds continues to be the focus of Western Dairy’s veterinary scholarship program.
17 Oct 18 FUNDING research into sub-clinical mastitis in dairy herds continues to be the focus of Western Dairy’s veterinary...
Scientists have discovered that tall cows have a lot in common with tall people.13 Oct 18 Scientists have discovered that tall cows have a lot in common with tall people.
The Australian dairy industry is committed to supporting investment and successful operation of Automatic Milking Systems (AMS).24 Sep 18  1 The Australian dairy industry is committed to supporting investment and successful operation of Automatic Milking...
The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.11 Sep 18 The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms...
Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.11 Oct 18 Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.
While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy farmers as they work to conserve as much quality feed and fibre as possible. 
13 Sep 18 While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy...