Dairy code meetings start Thursday

Regional consultations on the proposed mandatory dairy code kick off on Thursday in Tasmania.
Regional consultations on the proposed mandatory dairy code kick off on Thursday in Tasmania.
The Global Dairy Trade continued its downward trend at the auction on Tuesday night, with a 2 per cent fall.
07 Nov 18 The Global Dairy Trade continued its downward trend at the auction on Tuesday night, with a 2 per cent fall.
A New Zealand Government discussion paper on the future of the dairy industry says most of the rules governing it are still relevant but change is on the horizon.
07 Nov 18 A New Zealand Government discussion paper on the future of the dairy industry says most of the rules governing it are still relevant but change is on the horizon.
In Australia, the majority of the animal welfare standards within our dairy industry are far superior to those in some other countries.
06 Nov 18 In Australia, the majority of the animal welfare standards within our dairy industry are far superior to those in some other countries.
The federal government is tweaking existing schemes to fix the holes in the farm labour workforce, increasing the annual backpacker intake to fill fruitpicking jobs, after the Nationals failed to convince their Coalition partner to create a new agricultural visa.
06 Nov 18 The federal government is tweaking existing schemes to fix the holes in the farm labour workforce, increasing the annual backpacker intake to fill fruitpicking jobs, after the Nationals...
Saputo has not been able to grow milk volumes processed in its new combined Murray Goulburn-Warrnambool Cheese and Butter business despite the integration delivering synergies ahead of schedule.
06 Nov 18 Saputo has not been able to grow milk volumes processed in its new combined Murray Goulburn-Warrnambool Cheese and Butter business despite the integration delivering synergies ahead of...
Modern milk replacers can be used to successfully rear healthy calves.
05 Nov 18 Modern milk replacers can be used to successfully rear healthy calves.
Lion has ramped up the sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division, releasing a pitch to potential buyers.
05 Nov 18 Lion has ramped up the sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division, releasing a pitch to potential buyers.
The first reaction by farmers and consultants when looking at and assessing silage is to pick up a handful and smell it.
05 Nov 18 The first reaction by farmers and consultants when looking at and assessing silage is to pick up a handful and smell it.
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.
02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.
Freedom Foods Group and Australian Fresh Milk Holdings (AFMH) have entered into agreement to purchase the Coomboona Dairy operation in Northern Victoria, which was half owned by Harvey Norman and placed in to administration in March owing NAB $36 million.
02 Nov 18 Freedom Foods Group and Australian Fresh Milk Holdings (AFMH) have entered into agreement to purchase the Coomboona Dairy operation in Northern Victoria, which was half owned by Harvey...
Milk production has slumped by more than 10 per cent in dairy regions impacted most by drought.
02 Nov 18 Milk production has slumped by more than 10 per cent in dairy regions impacted most by drought.
Few farm export industries have reaped as much value from the past decade of booming Chinese food trade with Australia as our dairy sector.
02 Nov 18 Few farm export industries have reaped as much value from the past decade of booming Chinese food trade with Australia as our dairy sector.
The keys to making the most of silage include producing quality feed, ensuring the feeding infrastructure is right and managing feeding.
02 Nov 18 The keys to making the most of silage include producing quality feed, ensuring the feeding infrastructure is right and managing feeding.
A research team from the University of Melbourne and Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture responsible for conducting modelling work to test and validate Fert$mart nitrogen best management practices provide an insight into how these latest guidelines have been prepared and relate to the various dairy regions.
01 Nov 18 A research team from the University of Melbourne and Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture responsible for conducting modelling work to test and validate Fert$mart nitrogen best management...
The following best management practices were developed to ensure maximum nitrogen use efficiency (NUE), while also minimising avoidable environmental losses.
01 Nov 18 The following best management practices were developed to ensure maximum nitrogen use efficiency (NUE), while also minimising avoidable environmental losses.
The Australian government has started formal consultations on a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
01 Nov 18 The Australian government has started formal consultations on a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
When ensiling forages such as high-moisture corn or reconstituted grain, the main outcome is to produce a palatable, waste-free and high-quality product.
01 Nov 18 When ensiling forages such as high-moisture corn or reconstituted grain, the main outcome is to produce a palatable, waste-free and high-quality product.
Gippsland dairyfarmers Trevor Saunders and Anthea Day are committed to making rapid genetic gain in their 750-cow dairy herd, Araluen Park, and have the figures to prove their efforts are paying substantial dividends.
31 Oct 18 Gippsland dairyfarmers Trevor Saunders and Anthea Day are committed to making rapid genetic gain in their 750-cow dairy herd, Araluen Park, and have the figures to prove their efforts...
Australian milk production is forecast to fall in 2018/19 to its lowest level in more than 20 years.
31 Oct 18  1 Australian milk production is forecast to fall in 2018/19 to its lowest level in more than 20 years.
At a time when feed represents 40-60 per cent of milk production costs, every gram of nutrient counts.
30 Oct 18 At a time when feed represents 40-60 per cent of milk production costs, every gram of nutrient counts.
Fifth-generation dairy farmers from Dubbo, NSW, are struggling to keep their milk and cream products on the shelves as supermarkets push the ‘drought levy’ milk brands to customers.
29 Oct 18 Fifth-generation dairy farmers from Dubbo, NSW, are struggling to keep their milk and cream products on the shelves as supermarkets push the ‘drought levy’ milk brands to customers.
The daughters of high Balanced Performance Index (BPI) bulls produce more milk solids, make more money and last longer in the herd.
26 Oct 18 The daughters of high Balanced Performance Index (BPI) bulls produce more milk solids, make more money and last longer in the herd.
AN INVESTMENT in the dairy industry has paid off for Beston Global Food Company, which is selling South Australian-sourced cheese into supermarkets and restaurants across the globe.
26 Oct 18 AN INVESTMENT in the dairy industry has paid off for Beston Global Food Company, which is selling South Australian-sourced cheese into supermarkets and restaurants across the globe.
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A new definition of 'genetically modified' currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new...
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it...
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Such nonsense. But, what does one expect from such a biased source - a dairy industry spokesperson.
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https://www.livekindly.co/vegan-crops-produce-more-protein-animals-beef-eggs/
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Olivia - what you fail to consider is that animals fed the crops you speak of aren't evolved to
There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush, only to discover that the new one is worse than the one it replaced.4:00 AM There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush,...
Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to make smarter use of energy to reduce power bills.
13 Nov 18 Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to...
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...