Dairyfarmer flees fire at Glenfyne

Gerrit Bekker lived through the 1983 Ash Wednesday fires on his Glenfyne dairy farm near Cobden and had no desire to relive it on Saturday night.
Gerrit Bekker lived through the 1983 Ash Wednesday fires on his Glenfyne dairy farm near Cobden and had no desire to relive it on Saturday night.
Dairyfarmers are scrambling to save milk supplies while others are tallying significant stock and property losses after severe bushfires swept through the state's south-west.
19 Mar 18 Dairyfarmers are scrambling to save milk supplies while others are tallying significant stock and property losses after severe bushfires swept through the state's south-west.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is giving the dairy industry a week to comment on Saputo’s plans to sell the Koroit milk factory as soon as it takes over Murray Goulburn’s processing assets.
16 Mar 18 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is giving the dairy industry a week to comment on Saputo’s plans to sell the Koroit milk factory as soon as it takes over Murray...
Managing large herds in pasture-based dairying systems presents unique challenges with implications for herd feed supply and milk production.
16 Mar 18 Managing large herds in pasture-based dairying systems presents unique challenges with implications for herd feed supply and milk production.
Historic dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it will keep aside $235 million after its assets are sold to Saputo to deal with potential costs from a class action lawsuit, operating costs and costs associated with winding up the processor.
15 Mar 18 Historic dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it will keep aside $235 million after its assets are sold to Saputo to deal with potential costs from a class action lawsuit,...
When it comes to selecting the right cultivars for his dairy farm, Kevin Wines wants to see every bit of information before he makes a decision.
15 Mar 18 When it comes to selecting the right cultivars for his dairy farm, Kevin Wines wants to see every bit of information before he makes a decision.
DAIRY Australia's Farm Business Fundamentals course has set up south-west Victorian dairy farmer Craig Howard to better manage his business.
14 Mar 18 DAIRY Australia's Farm Business Fundamentals course has set up south-west Victorian dairy farmer Craig Howard to better manage his business.
Fertilisers with lower environmental impacts and reduced costs for farmers are being developed by University of Adelaide researchers in the world-first use of the new advanced material graphene as a fertiliser carrier.
14 Mar 18 Fertilisers with lower environmental impacts and reduced costs for farmers are being developed by University of Adelaide researchers in the world-first use of the new advanced material...
REDUCING greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) intensity is a priority for the Australian dairy industry, and a new tool from Dairy Australia will help farmers identify potential emissions reductions within their business.
13 Mar 18 REDUCING greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) intensity is a priority for the Australian dairy industry, and a new tool from Dairy Australia will help farmers identify potential emissions...
Numurkah, Vic, dairy farmer Rachelle Moon would love a crystal ball insight into where the industry might be heading over the next decade.
13 Mar 18 Numurkah, Vic, dairy farmer Rachelle Moon would love a crystal ball insight into where the industry might be heading over the next decade.
The digital generation will use pen and paper to build connections between urban and farming communities.
12 Mar 18 The digital generation will use pen and paper to build connections between urban and farming communities.
The number of dairy factories sprouting in New Zealand's Waikato region has reached the stage that farmers are concerned the industry has reached a tipping point.
12 Mar 18 The number of dairy factories sprouting in New Zealand's Waikato region has reached the stage that farmers are concerned the industry has reached a tipping point.
On the back of strong predictions for the growth of agriculture in Australia, a massive new trade deal was signed overnight that will give new access to Pacific nations.
09 Mar 18 On the back of strong predictions for the growth of agriculture in Australia, a massive new trade deal was signed overnight that will give new access to Pacific nations.
The Camperdown Dairy company will only be moderately affected by the collapse this week of fresh food delivery company Aussie Farmers Direct (AFD), the company’s chief executive says.
09 Mar 18 The Camperdown Dairy company will only be moderately affected by the collapse this week of fresh food delivery company Aussie Farmers Direct (AFD), the company’s chief executive says.
A prominent Tallygaroopna, Vic, dairyfarmer says the planned $300 million investment in Shepparton, Vic, solar farms shows the market is outrunning planning regulations.
08 Mar 18 A prominent Tallygaroopna, Vic, dairyfarmer says the planned $300 million investment in Shepparton, Vic, solar farms shows the market is outrunning planning regulations.
The Murray Goulburn (MG) sale to Canadian dairy giant Saputo is expected to be completed on May 1, subject to shareholder and statutory approvals.
08 Mar 18 The Murray Goulburn (MG) sale to Canadian dairy giant Saputo is expected to be completed on May 1, subject to shareholder and statutory approvals.
Dairy prices nudged down a fraction at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction by an average 0.6 per cent across all products to reach US$3593 a tonne.
07 Mar 18 Dairy prices nudged down a fraction at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction by an average 0.6 per cent across all products to reach US$3593 a tonne.
Western Victorian Murray Goulburn (MG) supplier Craig Dettling says Saputo’s announcement that it will consider excluding MG’s Koroit, Vic, plant from its proposal to buy the rest of MG is likely to cause more anxiety for MG suppliers.
07 Mar 18 Western Victorian Murray Goulburn (MG) supplier Craig Dettling says Saputo’s announcement that it will consider excluding MG’s Koroit, Vic, plant from its proposal to buy the rest of MG...
RISING incomes, more people and the ongoing Westernisation of diets will continue to fuel demand for dairy products on a global stage, underpinning prospects for increased production in Australia.
07 Mar 18 RISING incomes, more people and the ongoing Westernisation of diets will continue to fuel demand for dairy products on a global stage, underpinning prospects for increased production in...
ANIMAL agricultural industries in Victoria need a response to the ongoing Q fever problem.
06 Mar 18 ANIMAL agricultural industries in Victoria need a response to the ongoing Q fever problem.
Irrigation efficiencies in dairyfarming, driven by the latest technological developments, will be among the areas featured at the 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference and Exhibition.
06 Mar 18 Irrigation efficiencies in dairyfarming, driven by the latest technological developments, will be among the areas featured at the 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference and...
Harvey Norman shares plunged as much as 14 per cent on Wednesday - their biggest drop in 30 years - after toughening competition and lower property revaluation took its half-year profit down by almost a fifth.
05 Mar 18 Harvey Norman shares plunged as much as 14 per cent on Wednesday - their biggest drop in 30 years - after toughening competition and lower property revaluation took its half-year profit...
Murray Goulburn (MG) got a slew of potential buyers last year when its board flagged the cooperative was for sale and news this week that its Koroit plant might need to be sold separately is likely to attract similar strong interest.
05 Mar 18 Murray Goulburn (MG) got a slew of potential buyers last year when its board flagged the cooperative was for sale and news this week that its Koroit plant might need to be sold...
The national consumer watchdog’s agricultural commissioner, Mick Keogh, says Murray Goulburn (MG) will have to look seriously at selling its Koroit factory to a buyer other than foreign dairy giant, Saputo Inc.
02 Mar 18 The national consumer watchdog’s agricultural commissioner, Mick Keogh, says Murray Goulburn (MG) will have to look seriously at selling its Koroit factory to a buyer other than foreign...
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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...