Australian milk production up 3.5%

Australian milk production to the end of April is up 3.5 per cent on the same time last year, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.
Australian milk production to the end of April is up 3.5 per cent on the same time last year, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.
A former professional calf dehorner says a move to a vet-assisted sedated calf disbudding is one of the best decisions she has ever made.
24 May 18 A former professional calf dehorner says a move to a vet-assisted sedated calf disbudding is one of the best decisions she has ever made.
With the Federal Parliament expected to ratify Australia's involvement in a new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by the end of the year, it is worth having a look at what it means for the dairy industry.
24 May 18 With the Federal Parliament expected to ratify Australia's involvement in a new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by the end of the year, it is worth having a look at what it means for the...
Australia’s largest genetics supplier Genetics Australia Cooperative plans to sell part of its landholding for $14.65 million.
23 May 18 Australia’s largest genetics supplier Genetics Australia Cooperative plans to sell part of its landholding for $14.65 million.
Research showing fewer than one-in-10 dairyfarmers still dock cows' tails has prompted renewed calls for farmers to eradicate the practice altogether.
23 May 18 Research showing fewer than one-in-10 dairyfarmers still dock cows' tails has prompted renewed calls for farmers to eradicate the practice altogether.
Years of work to ensure dairy's nutritional bona fides are firmly planted in the Australian consumer psyche have resulted in a broad understanding that dairy is good for you. That is no longer enough.
23 May 18 Years of work to ensure dairy's nutritional bona fides are firmly planted in the Australian consumer psyche have resulted in a broad understanding that dairy is good for you. That is no...
THE quest to find an owner for the former Murray Goulburn factory in Koroit has received a boost with support coming from Moyne Shire Council.
22 May 18 THE quest to find an owner for the former Murray Goulburn factory in Koroit has received a boost with support coming from Moyne Shire Council.
The NSW government has reinstated Australian-owned Norco as its primary milk and dairy supplier to hospitals.
21 May 18 The NSW government has reinstated Australian-owned Norco as its primary milk and dairy supplier to hospitals.
Dairy Australia has called for nominations to fill three vacancies on its board of directors ahead of elections later this year.
21 May 18 Dairy Australia has called for nominations to fill three vacancies on its board of directors ahead of elections later this year.
Bedding - on the surface, it seems quite a straightforward subject: if a farmer is going to put cows in a housing facility they need to provide something to make the cows' resting time comfortable and to soak up the manure.
21 May 18 Bedding - on the surface, it seems quite a straightforward subject: if a farmer is going to put cows in a housing facility they need to provide something to make the cows' resting time...
Money may not grow on trees, but planting them can help put dollars in the pockets of dairyfarmers.
18 May 18 Money may not grow on trees, but planting them can help put dollars in the pockets of dairyfarmers.
In an effort to figure out how to stop cows belching so much methane, a team of researchers has unearthed the bugs that live in the first of a cow's four stomachs.
18 May 18 In an effort to figure out how to stop cows belching so much methane, a team of researchers has unearthed the bugs that live in the first of a cow's four stomachs.
SOUTH East South Australian dairyfarmers Don and Jen Stolp have worked to find the balance between their New Zealand knowledge and the Australian environment.
17 May 18 SOUTH East South Australian dairyfarmers Don and Jen Stolp have worked to find the balance between their New Zealand knowledge and the Australian environment.
MILK processor Norco has been dumped as the primary milk supplier to NSW north coast hospitals and replaced by foreign-owned company Dairy Farmers.
17 May 18 MILK processor Norco has been dumped as the primary milk supplier to NSW north coast hospitals and replaced by foreign-owned company Dairy Farmers.
Science is the key to the long-term sustainability of the global dairy industry, according to the new director general of the International Dairy Federation Caroline Emond.
16 May 18 Science is the key to the long-term sustainability of the global dairy industry, according to the new director general of the International Dairy Federation Caroline Emond.
Prices at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction on Tuesday lifted 1.9 per cent overall to reach US$3637.
16 May 18 Prices at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction on Tuesday lifted 1.9 per cent overall to reach US$3637.
A SOUTH East South Australian dairy consultant is one of four up-and-coming scientists set to travel to the United States to attend one of the world’s biggest dairy science conferences.
15 May 18 A SOUTH East South Australian dairy consultant is one of four up-and-coming scientists set to travel to the United States to attend one of the world’s biggest dairy science conferences.
A group of young Victorian dairy representatives saw first hand in February the impact a serious disease outbreak is having on the New Zealand industry.
15 May 18 A group of young Victorian dairy representatives saw first hand in February the impact a serious disease outbreak is having on the New Zealand industry.
A new biological worm control product has been approved for use by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
14 May 18 A new biological worm control product has been approved for use by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
BALANCING the commitments of a young family with four children aged  six and under and running a 370 cow dairy farm enterprise at Benger is the tightrope Mick and Sophia Giumelli walk daily.
14 May 18 BALANCING the commitments of a young family with four children aged six and under and running a 370 cow dairy farm enterprise at Benger is the tightrope Mick and Sophia Giumelli walk daily.
Saputo Australia has announced a step up for its southern milk region and NSW suppliers.
11 May 18 Saputo Australia has announced a step up for its southern milk region and NSW suppliers.
Herd testing has given Brad and Meagan O'Shannessy a quick and clear understanding of their cows' production and performance, resulting in easier culling, decision making and even pregnancy testing.
11 May 18 Herd testing has given Brad and Meagan O'Shannessy a quick and clear understanding of their cows' production and performance, resulting in easier culling, decision making and even...
Labor has backed the government to pull the Murray Darling Basin Plan from the fire.
10 May 18 Labor has backed the government to pull the Murray Darling Basin Plan from the fire.
KIEWA’S historic dairy plant will not close with new owner Saputo deciding to keep it open and retain cream cheese production at the factory.
10 May 18 KIEWA’S historic dairy plant will not close with new owner Saputo deciding to keep it open and retain cream cheese production at the factory.
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DATA driven quality performance indicators are helping Hans and Kerrin van Wees and Jakob Malmo to achieve high production from a pasture-based dairy system in Gippsland, Victoria. 
03 Apr 18 DATA driven quality performance indicators are helping Hans and Kerrin van Wees and Jakob Malmo to achieve high...
Seed is the most important input into any crop or pasture that is sown.03 Apr 18 Seed is the most important input into any crop or pasture that is sown.
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Why does Adam insist on doing the biding of the processors? That is their line and he has
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The dairy industry is unnatural, unhealthy and extremely cruel.
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