Fonterra not off hook yet: Keogh

Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh has defended the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) decision not to pursue Fonterra over last year’s step-down, in the same way it did with Murray Goulburn (MG).
Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh has defended the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) decision not to pursue Fonterra over last year’s step-down, in the same way it did with Murray Goulburn (MG).
One of the great aspects of Cows Create Careers is that it appeals to the dairy community, not just students.
12 May 17 One of the great aspects of Cows Create Careers is that it appeals to the dairy community, not just students.
Dairyfarmers who have completed a Taking Stock session in the last 12 months can now access a second round of support to review how things have gone against the action plan they originally put together.
12 May 17 Dairyfarmers who have completed a Taking Stock session in the last 12 months can now access a second round of support to review how things have gone against the action plan they...
Dairyfarmers have cast serious doubts on the deal offered by Fonterra, saying it has the potential to further divide the industry.
11 May 17  1 Dairyfarmers have cast serious doubts on the deal offered by Fonterra, saying it has the potential to further divide the industry.
Australian dairyfarmers can now access the latest lameness research and management techniques in one comprehensive document following the release of Dairy Australia's Healthy Hooves Manual.
11 May 17 Australian dairyfarmers can now access the latest lameness research and management techniques in one comprehensive document following the release of Dairy Australia's Healthy Hooves...
The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
11 May 17 The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
Fonterra Australia has announced a forecast closing farmgate price of $5.70 to $6.10 a kilogram/milk solids (kg/MS) for the 2017/18 season.
10 May 17 Fonterra Australia has announced a forecast closing farmgate price of $5.70 to $6.10 a kilogram/milk solids (kg/MS) for the 2017/18 season.
Fonterra is expected to announce its response to Murray Goulburn’s (MG) decision to reverse its milk supply support package (MSSP) tomorrow.
10 May 17 Fonterra is expected to announce its response to Murray Goulburn’s (MG) decision to reverse its milk supply support package (MSSP) tomorrow.
Biosecurity is everyone's business, according to a dairyfarmer and veterinarian at Kongwak, Gippsland, Victoria.
10 May 17 Biosecurity is everyone's business, according to a dairyfarmer and veterinarian at Kongwak, Gippsland, Victoria.
THINKING strategically has enabled Mid North Coast NSW dairyfarmers Adam and Donna Darley to turn challenges into strengths and fully capitalise on the natural assets they have at their fingertips.
10 May 17 THINKING strategically has enabled Mid North Coast NSW dairyfarmers Adam and Donna Darley to turn challenges into strengths and fully capitalise on the natural assets they have at their...
NSW-based Norco Co-operative has extended its contract to supply Coles’ discount-priced house brand milk in northern NSW and Queensland until 2023.
09 May 17 NSW-based Norco Co-operative has extended its contract to supply Coles’ discount-priced house brand milk in northern NSW and Queensland until 2023.
Dairy has a strong future in the North East despite this week’s Tangambalanga factory closure announcement, says the region’s leading industry advocate.
09 May 17 Dairy has a strong future in the North East despite this week’s Tangambalanga factory closure announcement, says the region’s leading industry advocate.
More evidence is emerging of the damage that changes to the 457 skilled migrant visa scheme will do with confirmation hundreds of dairies will be affected by the overhaul.
08 May 17 More evidence is emerging of the damage that changes to the 457 skilled migrant visa scheme will do with confirmation hundreds of dairies will be affected by the overhaul.
I am going to take a slightly lateral approach to describing the issues affecting the dairy industry to hopefully bring about a more long-term solution to better understand the underlying problem with which farmers and manufacturers are dealing.
08 May 17 I am going to take a slightly lateral approach to describing the issues affecting the dairy industry to hopefully bring about a more long-term solution to better understand the...
Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre as part of the Dairy On PAR project.
05 May 17 Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre as part of the Dairy On PAR project.
South Australian dairyfarmer David Basham has been selected as the Liberal candidate for the electorate of Finniss in the March state election.
04 May 17  1 South Australian dairyfarmer David Basham has been selected as the Liberal candidate for the electorate of Finniss in the March state election.
HARVEY Fresh owner Parmalat Australia has told Western Australian dairyfarmer suppliers it wants 70 per cent of them to agree to new proposals for its contracted fresh milk supply base.
04 May 17 HARVEY Fresh owner Parmalat Australia has told Western Australian dairyfarmer suppliers it wants 70 per cent of them to agree to new proposals for its contracted fresh milk supply base.
My name is Montanna. I'm 15, from Tasmania and am part of Australia's dairy industry.
04 May 17 My name is Montanna. I'm 15, from Tasmania and am part of Australia's dairy industry.
A guaranteed minimum milk price is part of the package the Midfield Group is offering dairyfarmers to supply the new $80 million Penola, South Australia, milk plant that is scheduled to open in July.
03 May 17 A guaranteed minimum milk price is part of the package the Midfield Group is offering dairyfarmers to supply the new $80 million Penola, South Australia, milk plant that is scheduled to...
Prices lifted by 3.6 per cent at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight, slightly against expectations.
03 May 17 Prices lifted by 3.6 per cent at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight, slightly against expectations.
Circular Head Council is keen to engage with any investors interested in buying the dairy processing facility at Edith Creek, Tasmania.
03 May 17 Circular Head Council is keen to engage with any investors interested in buying the dairy processing facility at Edith Creek, Tasmania.
Rochester, Vic, Edith Creek, Tas, and Kiewa, Vic, communities are in shock following the decision by Murray Goulburn to close its factories in those towns.
03 May 17 Rochester, Vic, Edith Creek, Tas, and Kiewa, Vic, communities are in shock following the decision by Murray Goulburn to close its factories in those towns.
FOR decades Kiewa Country milk cartons have graced store shelves, but Murray Goulburn will not guarantee the brand will continue.
03 May 17 FOR decades Kiewa Country milk cartons have graced store shelves, but Murray Goulburn will not guarantee the brand will continue.
Rochester, Vic, organisations have vowed to help the Rochester community in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that the Murray Goulburn dairy-processing plant would close.
03 May 17 Rochester, Vic, organisations have vowed to help the Rochester community in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that the Murray Goulburn dairy-processing plant would close.
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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...
Seed is the most important input into any crop or pasture that is sown.03 Apr 18 Seed is the most important input into any crop or pasture that is sown.
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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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The solution is simple - the wheel base width at the rear axle needs to be extended 25cm on
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