Bega to close Coburg factory

Bega Cheese is to close its Coburg cheddar and mozzarella cheese plant in Melbourne because its capacity and city location are not considered conducive to expected future company growth.
Bega Cheese is to close its Coburg cheddar and mozzarella cheese plant in Melbourne because its capacity and city location are not considered conducive to expected future company growth.
Milk pricing systems look set for a shake up as southern Australia processors grapple with falling supply.
27 Feb 19 Milk pricing systems look set for a shake up as southern Australia processors grapple with falling supply.
Supermarket discounted milk was in the firing line at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra on Thursday.
25 Feb 19 Supermarket discounted milk was in the firing line at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra on Thursday.
Supermarket big guns, Coles and Aldi, are refusing to budge, but Woolworths continues to be widely applauded for finally breaking the controversial $1 a litre price ceiling on cheap house brand milk.
21 Feb 19 Supermarket big guns, Coles and Aldi, are refusing to budge, but Woolworths continues to be widely applauded for finally breaking the controversial $1 a litre price ceiling on cheap...
A Shorten Labor Government will task the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with testing the efficacy of a minimum farmgate milk price and to make recommendations on the best design options.
20 Feb 19 A Shorten Labor Government will task the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with testing the efficacy of a minimum farmgate milk price and to make recommendations on the best...
The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.
20 Feb 19 The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.
Dairy farmers converge on Canberra this week for the Australian Dairy Conference.
19 Feb 19 Dairy farmers converge on Canberra this week for the Australian Dairy Conference.
Woolworths’ announcement that it is scrapping its $1 a litre milk campaign and passing on 10 cents a litre to dairy farmer suppliers may be a green shoot in the current dairy landscape.
19 Feb 19 Woolworths’ announcement that it is scrapping its $1 a litre milk campaign and passing on 10 cents a litre to dairy farmer suppliers may be a green shoot in the current dairy landscape.
The dairy farmer at the centre of a stoush with Western Australian vegan activists says he didn’t know they were still in the area when he discharged a firearm on his property last week.
19 Feb 19 The dairy farmer at the centre of a stoush with Western Australian vegan activists says he didn’t know they were still in the area when he discharged a firearm on his property last week.
Woolworths has bowed to dairy farmer pressure and rising consumer concern about the drought, vowing to lift the price of house brand milk from $1 to 1.10 a litre nationwide, from tomorrow.
18 Feb 19 Woolworths has bowed to dairy farmer pressure and rising consumer concern about the drought, vowing to lift the price of house brand milk from $1 to 1.10 a litre nationwide, from tomorrow.
THE viral videos I see on Facebook usually feature cats, dodgy parking or terrible dancing, but this week, it was a heartfelt live video filmed by third-generation Fleurieu Peninsula dairyfarmer and former Stock Journal journalist Casey Treloar that kept reappearing on my feed.
18 Feb 19 THE viral videos I see on Facebook usually feature cats, dodgy parking or terrible dancing, but this week, it was a heartfelt live video filmed by third-generation Fleurieu Peninsula...
Australia's dairy industry leaders have been exhorted to step outside their comfort zone and be courageous to help tackle the industry's problems.
15 Feb 19 Australia's dairy industry leaders have been exhorted to step outside their comfort zone and be courageous to help tackle the industry's problems.
Bega Cheese is to spend $34 million building a new lactoferrin extraction plant at its newly acquired Koroit dairy plant in Victoria’s south west.
15 Feb 19 Bega Cheese is to spend $34 million building a new lactoferrin extraction plant at its newly acquired Koroit dairy plant in Victoria’s south west.
Echuca, Vic, dairy farmer Marshall Jacobs says the burst of extreme hot weather in the last few weeks has cemented his decision to give the game away.
14 Feb 19 Echuca, Vic, dairy farmer Marshall Jacobs says the burst of extreme hot weather in the last few weeks has cemented his decision to give the game away.
Power outages in the south-west Victoria cost dairy farmers, without generator backup, thousands of dollars a year in lost production.
14 Feb 19 Power outages in the south-west Victoria cost dairy farmers, without generator backup, thousands of dollars a year in lost production.
THE ongoing drought and rising feed prices have been the tipping point that forced Victor Harbor, South Australia, dairyfarmers Stephen Treloar and Colin Dohnt to sell their dairy herd.
13 Feb 19 THE ongoing drought and rising feed prices have been the tipping point that forced Victor Harbor, South Australia, dairyfarmers Stephen Treloar and Colin Dohnt to sell their dairy herd.
A young Dutch dairy farmer says he recognises that continued use of antibiotics on his cows in the future is unviable.
12 Feb 19 A young Dutch dairy farmer says he recognises that continued use of antibiotics on his cows in the future is unviable.
Four years ago, Ashley and Lisa Mezenberg, Denison, Victoria, signed up for the modernisation scheme in the Macalister Irrigation District (MID), which led them to consider what type of automated watering system they would invest in for their farm.
12 Feb 19 Four years ago, Ashley and Lisa Mezenberg, Denison, Victoria, signed up for the modernisation scheme in the Macalister Irrigation District (MID), which led them to consider what type of...
Fonterra Australia has announced a milk price increase.
11 Feb 19 Fonterra Australia has announced a milk price increase.
MAINTAINING a top quality genetic-base ensures Kate and Jason Kirk get the most out of their stringent feeding regime.
11 Feb 19 MAINTAINING a top quality genetic-base ensures Kate and Jason Kirk get the most out of their stringent feeding regime.
Saputo's international division, including its Australian operations, helped lift its profitability in the last quarter.
08 Feb 19 Saputo's international division, including its Australian operations, helped lift its profitability in the last quarter.
Dairy Australia says northern Victorian milk production is set to continue to plummet, as intense heat compounds the effects of high water and feed prices.
08 Feb 19 Dairy Australia says northern Victorian milk production is set to continue to plummet, as intense heat compounds the effects of high water and feed prices.
The Subtropical Dairy program is warning farmers in northern drought-affected areas to be aware of the risks in feeding stressed or stunted sorghum crops to animals.
07 Feb 19 The Subtropical Dairy program is warning farmers in northern drought-affected areas to be aware of the risks in feeding stressed or stunted sorghum crops to animals.
Global dairy prices surged on Wednesday night with the Global Dairy Trade auction recording its biggest jump in more than two years.
07 Feb 19 Global dairy prices surged on Wednesday night with the Global Dairy Trade auction recording its biggest jump in more than two years.
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Using an alternative plant type like plantain in grazed pastures could help lower a farm's greenhouse gas emissions, AgResearch scientists in New Zealand have found.
10:39 AM Using an alternative plant type like plantain in grazed pastures could help lower a farm's greenhouse gas emissions,...
Over summer in south-eastern Australia, with limited rainfall on rain-fed areas of the farm, leaf emergence rates slow, pasture growth rates decline and there is increased grazing pressure on any irrigated areas of the farm. 
23 Mar 19 Over summer in south-eastern Australia, with limited rainfall on rain-fed areas of the farm, leaf emergence rates...
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
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ABOUT TIME SOMEONE REALISED THE MILK INDUSTRY IS NEAR EXTINCT. tO PRODUCE MILK COSTS MONEY MUCH
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Hello Frank, I suspect that the air entry problems I have experienced in silage bales over the
MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori. That's no surprise given the herd is milked through a robotic dairy.
23 Jan 19 MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori....
Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group, located at Cape Grim, Tasmania.29 Dec 18 Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group,...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...