Warakirri Dairies makes loss but cropping profitable

Warakirri Dairies operating company has made a $1.6 million loss for the 2017 financial year, an improvement on the $3.6 million loss in the previous corresponding period.
Warakirri Dairies operating company has made a $1.6 million loss for the 2017 financial year, an improvement on the $3.6 million loss in the previous corresponding period.
With Canada's Saputo poised to be named the preferred bidder of Murray Goulburn, fellow suitor Fonterra Australia says it will continue with its own growth plans, including capital investment and adding dairy farmers with the aim of taking more products to Asia.
30 Oct 17 With Canada's Saputo poised to be named the preferred bidder of Murray Goulburn, fellow suitor Fonterra Australia says it will continue with its own growth plans, including capital...
Murray Goulburn suppliers have reacted with shock and anger, at the announcement the co-operative was likely to be sold to Canadian based Saputo.
27 Oct 17 Murray Goulburn suppliers have reacted with shock and anger, at the announcement the co-operative was likely to be sold to Canadian based Saputo.
Dairy Co-operative Murray Goulburn's unit trust share price jumped almost 10 per cent after its pending sale to Canada's big cheese, Saputo, was announced on Friday morning.
27 Oct 17 Dairy Co-operative Murray Goulburn's unit trust share price jumped almost 10 per cent after its pending sale to Canada's big cheese, Saputo, was announced on Friday morning.
The huge debt hanging over Murray Goulburn sealed its fate.
27 Oct 17 The huge debt hanging over Murray Goulburn sealed its fate.
Murray-Goulburn suppliers have reacted with shock, to the announcement the co-operative’s board to sell to Canadian giant, Saputo.
27 Oct 17 Murray-Goulburn suppliers have reacted with shock, to the announcement the co-operative’s board to sell to Canadian giant, Saputo.
BREAKING: Murray Goulburn will be sold to Canadian dairy giant Saputo, the company announced today.
27 Oct 17 BREAKING: Murray Goulburn will be sold to Canadian dairy giant Saputo, the company announced today.
The dairy and food company Bega Cheese has signalled its willingness to make further acquisitions and expand, telling shareholders fresh opportunities for growth would inevitably arise.
25 Oct 17 The dairy and food company Bega Cheese has signalled its willingness to make further acquisitions and expand, telling shareholders fresh opportunities for growth would inevitably arise.
The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling upon aspiring students from dairy communities to apply for 2018 Tertiary Scholarships.
25 Oct 17 The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling upon aspiring students from dairy communities to apply for 2018 Tertiary Scholarships.
Work being carried out by university researchers in collaboration with dairy farmers is creating a genetic tool which will enhance the selection process when it comes to fat colour in the meat of Jersey bobby calves.
24 Oct 17 Work being carried out by university researchers in collaboration with dairy farmers is creating a genetic tool which will enhance the selection process when it comes to fat colour in...
A leading Australian dairy market analyst's forecast range for the 2017/18 average southern Australia farmgate milk price has fallen 10 cents a kilogram milk solid to $5.70-$5.90/kg.
24 Oct 17 A leading Australian dairy market analyst's forecast range for the 2017/18 average southern Australia farmgate milk price has fallen 10 cents a kilogram milk solid to $5.70-$5.90/kg.
Australia’s Legendairy Capital for 2017 is Ringarooma, from the heart of Tasmania’s north-east.
23 Oct 17 Australia’s Legendairy Capital for 2017 is Ringarooma, from the heart of Tasmania’s north-east.
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.
23 Oct 17 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...
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 Mycoplasma bovis.
Despite Fonterra putting more whole milk powder into the latest global dairy auction, demand failed to match supply as dairy prices fell 1 per cent to an average US$3204.
19 Oct 17 Despite Fonterra putting more whole milk powder into the latest global dairy auction, demand failed to match supply as dairy prices fell 1 per cent to an average US$3204.
FARM authorities have detected signs of exposure to the bluetongue virus (BTV) in dairy heifers at Echuca on the NSW-Victorian border.
16 Oct 17 FARM authorities have detected signs of exposure to the bluetongue virus (BTV) in dairy heifers at Echuca on the NSW-Victorian border.
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 prepare and follow a plan to obtain the most value from these crops.
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 the move has been a success.
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 expected trading year for long life milk processor and cereal products...
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 will be made redundant as the besieged dairy processor battles to cope...
THE dairy industry has entered a phase of “recovery” for most of the southern milk-producing region but there are increasing seasonal and price challenges for northern and domestic-focused regions.
11 Oct 17 THE dairy industry has entered a phase of “recovery” for most of the southern milk-producing region but there are increasing seasonal and price challenges for northern and...
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter stepped up its price on Thursday to an average $5.60 per kilogram milk solids.
09 Oct 17 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter stepped up its price on Thursday to an average $5.60 per kilogram milk solids.
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 latest technical and scientific information.
A New Zealand farmer and his company have been fined a combined $NZ58,875 after each admitted two dirty dairying offences in a
06 Oct 17 A New Zealand farmer and his company have been fined a combined $NZ58,875 after each admitted two dirty dairying offences in a "particularly sensitive" environment.
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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...
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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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