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The brunt of the dairy industry crisis has hit the Britnell Family, who have made the tough decision to switch dairy processors for the survival of their farm business.
The brunt of the dairy industry crisis has hit the Britnell Family, who have made the tough decision to switch dairy processors for the survival of their farm business.
The last 20 years of runaway growth for the New Zealand dairy industry will soon come to an end as environmental limits are reached, Rabobank says.
17 Aug 17 The last 20 years of runaway growth for the New Zealand dairy industry will soon come to an end as environmental limits are reached, Rabobank says.
For the fourth time in the last five auctions, global dairy prices have fallen slightly, including a small decline in New Zealand's key export product whole milk powder (WMP).
16 Aug 17 For the fourth time in the last five auctions, global dairy prices have fallen slightly, including a small decline in New Zealand's key export product whole milk powder (WMP).
Ambassador for Yamaha country singer Lee Kernaghan is a believer in helmet use.
14 Aug 17 Ambassador for Yamaha country singer Lee Kernaghan is a believer in helmet use.
Dairy farmers are taking their campaign against “fake” milk products direct to consumers.
11 Aug 17  2 Dairy farmers are taking their campaign against “fake” milk products direct to consumers.
The Chinese-born owner of the nation’s biggest dairyfarming operation and one of Australia’s oldest agricultural businesses assures sceptics he will keep his foreign investment commitments to expand the Tasmanian operation.
10 Aug 17 The Chinese-born owner of the nation’s biggest dairyfarming operation and one of Australia’s oldest agricultural businesses assures sceptics he will keep his foreign investment...
Shares in infant formula maker Bellamy's have rocketed to their highest level this year after the company confirmed that its recently acquired Melbourne factory had got its China export licence back.
09 Aug 17 Shares in infant formula maker Bellamy's have rocketed to their highest level this year after the company confirmed that its recently acquired Melbourne factory had got its China export...
Bega Cheese has netted $172.7 million from a share offer to institutional investors and existing shareholders launched in June.
09 Aug 17 Bega Cheese has netted $172.7 million from a share offer to institutional investors and existing shareholders launched in June.
From 17 to 20 July, Livestock Improvement (LIC) Australia came together with around 150 farmers from Tasmania, Gippsland and North Victoria to focus on cow quality and the potential to increase the profitability that lies within most herds.
08 Aug 17 From 17 to 20 July, Livestock Improvement (LIC) Australia came together with around 150 farmers from Tasmania, Gippsland and North Victoria to focus on cow quality and the potential to...
The first time Jackie Wilmann turned up to a working bee at the Poowong Consolidated School and saw tractors ready to help, she knew she was in a close-knit farming community.
08 Aug 17 The first time Jackie Wilmann turned up to a working bee at the Poowong Consolidated School and saw tractors ready to help, she knew she was in a close-knit farming community.
Practitioners of once-a-day milking and others interested in the logistics of implementing it attended an information workshop at Orbost, Victoria, earlier this year.
07 Aug 17 Practitioners of once-a-day milking and others interested in the logistics of implementing it attended an information workshop at Orbost, Victoria, earlier this year.
A flexible approach to robotic milking in pasture-based systems could offer dairy businesses opportunities to improve labour efficiency, reduce the need for on-call staff and improve energy efficiency at certain times of the year.
07 Aug 17 A flexible approach to robotic milking in pasture-based systems could offer dairy businesses opportunities to improve labour efficiency, reduce the need for on-call staff and improve...
Australian milk production fell 6.9 per cent in 2016-17, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.
04 Aug 17 Australian milk production fell 6.9 per cent in 2016-17, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.
Fonterra's Chinese investment partner Beingmate has forecast a hefty loss of $70 million for the first six months of the year and announced a sell-off of dairy farm assets.
04 Aug 17 Fonterra's Chinese investment partner Beingmate has forecast a hefty loss of $70 million for the first six months of the year and announced a sell-off of dairy farm assets.
DAIRYFARMERS wanting to save thousands of dollars in a tight season are encouraged to access Sustainability Victoria's Boosting Productivity energy assessment grants.
04 Aug 17 DAIRYFARMERS wanting to save thousands of dollars in a tight season are encouraged to access Sustainability Victoria's Boosting Productivity energy assessment grants.
Dairy Australia has announced nominees to stand for election to its board as non-executive directors at the annual general meeting in November.
03 Aug 17 Dairy Australia has announced nominees to stand for election to its board as non-executive directors at the annual general meeting in November.
Even before Lu Xianfeng completed the $280 million purchase of Australia's largest dairy farm in April 2016, the Chinese billionaire was looking to sell.
03 Aug 17 Even before Lu Xianfeng completed the $280 million purchase of Australia's largest dairy farm in April 2016, the Chinese billionaire was looking to sell.
A group of at least seven overseas workers claim they have been paid below minimum wages while employed at a South Western Victorian dairy farm.
02 Aug 17 A group of at least seven overseas workers claim they have been paid below minimum wages while employed at a South Western Victorian dairy farm.
Butter prices took the biggest hit in the Global Dairy Trade auction last night with a 4.9 per cent drop.
02 Aug 17 Butter prices took the biggest hit in the Global Dairy Trade auction last night with a 4.9 per cent drop.
Renae Bice spent her childhood learning how a dairy farm works, now she wants to find out how the wider industry operates.
02 Aug 17 Renae Bice spent her childhood learning how a dairy farm works, now she wants to find out how the wider industry operates.
MILK production is up but fertility is down - it must be the semen company's fault. Wrong.
01 Aug 17  1 MILK production is up but fertility is down - it must be the semen company's fault. Wrong.
Heywood, Victoria, farmers Steve and Tania Luckin believe that developing operating plans and setting goals is critical to the success of their business. Here they discuss their farm business approach.
01 Aug 17 Heywood, Victoria, farmers Steve and Tania Luckin believe that developing operating plans and setting goals is critical to the success of their business. Here they discuss their farm...
A NEW Dairy Effluent management program has been delivered to dairyfarmers at Lismore, Dorrigo and Kempsey on the NSW North Coast.
31 Jul 17 A NEW Dairy Effluent management program has been delivered to dairyfarmers at Lismore, Dorrigo and Kempsey on the NSW North Coast.
Gary Helou was far from happy. Late in the summer of 2016, the then chief executive of Murray Goulburn, the nation's biggest dairy foods company, had dispatched senior staff to China as part of a push to sell more infant formula.
31 Jul 17  1 Gary Helou was far from happy. Late in the summer of 2016, the then chief executive of Murray Goulburn, the nation's biggest dairy foods company, had dispatched senior staff to China as...
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While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy farmers as they work to conserve as much quality feed and fibre as possible. 
13 Sep 18 While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy...
Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right. 
12 Sep 18 Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing...
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Give them the increase. It is only 10c a litre. I would happily pay 50c a litre increase and I
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Mr Irvin seems to be talking up the milk price, on behalf of the farmers or is he just saying
The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.11 Sep 18 The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms...
The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production is underway.
06 Sep 18 The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production...
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...