Slow milk price recovery forecast

PREDICTIONS show a recovery in the dairy price in 2017 but experts warn it will be “slow and modest”.
PREDICTIONS show a recovery in the dairy price in 2017 but experts warn it will be “slow and modest”.
AFTER finishing high school, Ashleigh Gamble, 26, moved from her family home in Bamawm, Victoria, to study beauty therapy in Melbourne.
07 Jan 17 AFTER finishing high school, Ashleigh Gamble, 26, moved from her family home in Bamawm, Victoria, to study beauty therapy in Melbourne.
DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows comfortable in hot and humid weather.
06 Jan 17 DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows comfortable in hot and humid weather.
The Brown Swiss cow that helped lead the 'Save the Dairyfarmer' rally in Melbourne will be part of the team Ben Govett takes to International Dairy Week (IDW) this year.
05 Jan 17 The Brown Swiss cow that helped lead the 'Save the Dairyfarmer' rally in Melbourne will be part of the team Ben Govett takes to International Dairy Week (IDW) this year.
Fonterra milk and cream prices have risen in New Zealand shops this week, just as world dairy prices took another hit at the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction overnight.
04 Jan 17 Fonterra milk and cream prices have risen in New Zealand shops this week, just as world dairy prices took another hit at the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction overnight.
This year's Australian Dairy Conference aims to get delegates thinking beyond the farm gate. For the first time in its history, the event heads to Adelaide and will be held at the National Wine Centre of Australia from February 14 to February 16.
04 Jan 17 This year's Australian Dairy Conference aims to get delegates thinking beyond the farm gate. For the first time in its history, the event heads to Adelaide and will be held at the...
Long-serving Gardiner Dairy Foundation board member Mike Carroll is stepping down after six years.
03 Jan 17 Long-serving Gardiner Dairy Foundation board member Mike Carroll is stepping down after six years.
Hannah Wandel wants young dairyfarmers and industry people, as well as students in dairying regions, to follow her footsteps from the country to creating change in Canberra.
02 Jan 17 Hannah Wandel wants young dairyfarmers and industry people, as well as students in dairying regions, to follow her footsteps from the country to creating change in Canberra.
THE ability of dairyfarmers to adapt to a changing environment has been put to the test in a three-year project.
30 Dec 16 THE ability of dairyfarmers to adapt to a changing environment has been put to the test in a three-year project.
Independent grocer group Harris Farm Markets is joining the backlash against cheap $1 a litre milk, pulling discount house brands from its shelves.
29 Dec 16 Independent grocer group Harris Farm Markets is joining the backlash against cheap $1 a litre milk, pulling discount house brands from its shelves.
The Gardiner Dairy Foundation (GDF) held its fourth annual Australian Dairy Leadership Alumni Summit earlier this month, bringing together leaders of the industry to discuss global megatrends and future challenges.
26 Dec 16 The Gardiner Dairy Foundation (GDF) held its fourth annual Australian Dairy Leadership Alumni Summit earlier this month, bringing together leaders of the industry to discuss global...
Wishing all our readers a happy Christmas and a New Year filled with better prices and great seasons.
25 Dec 16 Wishing all our readers a happy Christmas and a New Year filled with better prices and great seasons.
A herd of young cattle can count themselves lucky after they were saved by farmers from a rock ledge on the Shoalhaven River.
23 Dec 16 A herd of young cattle can count themselves lucky after they were saved by farmers from a rock ledge on the Shoalhaven River.
Troubled milk products group Bellamy's Australia's problems are self-inflicted, key competitors said on Wednesday as they sought to distance themselves from its difficulties.
23 Dec 16 Troubled milk products group Bellamy's Australia's problems are self-inflicted, key competitors said on Wednesday as they sought to distance themselves from its difficulties.
Flamboyant dairy broker Antonio Esposito did not face farmers at a meeting in Melbourne on Wednesday, which was set to decide the fate of his debt-ridden company.
22 Dec 16 Flamboyant dairy broker Antonio Esposito did not face farmers at a meeting in Melbourne on Wednesday, which was set to decide the fate of his debt-ridden company.
This first annual general meeting of DataGene on December 16 heralded a new era in herd improvement for the Australian dairy industry.
22 Dec 16 This first annual general meeting of DataGene on December 16 heralded a new era in herd improvement for the Australian dairy industry.
As the futures market predicted earlier this week, world dairy prices have flatlined following the overnight global dairy auction.
21 Dec 16 As the futures market predicted earlier this week, world dairy prices have flatlined following the overnight global dairy auction.
The Camperdown Dairy Company (CDC) is to buy a 4.2 hectare site on the outskirts of Camperdown, Victoria, for what it expects will be a dramatic expansion in the company’s operations.
21 Dec 16 The Camperdown Dairy Company (CDC) is to buy a 4.2 hectare site on the outskirts of Camperdown, Victoria, for what it expects will be a dramatic expansion in the company’s operations.
A federal government roundtable discussion with the dairy industry at Camperdown, Vic, on Friday was left in no doubt about the frustration felt by dairy farmers at the limitatons of its dairy assistance package.
19 Dec 16 A federal government roundtable discussion with the dairy industry at Camperdown, Vic, on Friday was left in no doubt about the frustration felt by dairy farmers at the limitatons of its...
DAIRY industry lobby group Australian Dairy Farmers has announced that president David Basham has stood aside from the role to pursue other interests for a period of three months.
19 Dec 16 DAIRY industry lobby group Australian Dairy Farmers has announced that president David Basham has stood aside from the role to pursue other interests for a period of three months.
A transport company and milk processors Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) and Tatura Milk are among unsecured creditors, owed money by failed Victorian broker, National Dairy Products.
15 Dec 16 A transport company and milk processors Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) and Tatura Milk are among unsecured creditors, owed money by failed Victorian broker, National Dairy Products.
Just when the nutritional dairy powder market looks to be turning a little sour for some, the diverse food and beverage business Freedom Foods is expanding its footprint.
15 Dec 16 Just when the nutritional dairy powder market looks to be turning a little sour for some, the diverse food and beverage business Freedom Foods is expanding its footprint.
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) intends to sell some of its environmental water allocation on the northern Victorian water market.
14 Dec 16 The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) intends to sell some of its environmental water allocation on the northern Victorian water market.
Centrelink was labelled a joke and a disgrace at Monday’s dairy roundtable meeting at Tangambalanga, Vic, involving dairyfarmers, and representatives from the departments of Human Services and Agriculture.
12 Dec 16 Centrelink was labelled a joke and a disgrace at Monday’s dairy roundtable meeting at Tangambalanga, Vic, involving dairyfarmers, and representatives from the departments of Human...
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Effective pasture management is one of the most important aspects of successful dairy production, yet many dairyfarmers are not using pasture measurement equipment.17 Feb 18 Effective pasture management is one of the most important aspects of successful dairy production, yet many...
ALLORA, Qld, dairy farmers Andrew and Chris Mullins, Queensland, have been operating in partnership for the past ten years and have a clear vision on how they produce, plus manage, their forage feeding systems. 
05 Feb 18 ALLORA, Qld, dairy farmers Andrew and Chris Mullins, Queensland, have been operating in partnership for the past ten...
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Just wondering if it is true that you will be discontinuing the Devondale long life cream
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The disconnect here is that Farmers believe they are selling a Value Added Product (and, that is
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Read the building regulations, there has been changes for farm buildings. None of this is
Like a lot of dairyfarmers, Steven and Leanne Wieland's Boonah, Qld, business has grown in the past decade.13 Feb 18 Like a lot of dairyfarmers, Steven and Leanne Wieland's Boonah, Qld, business has grown in the past decade.
A Western Australian dairyfarmer says his simple effluent management system is the most cost-effective and labour efficient for his farm.
06 Feb 18 A Western Australian dairyfarmer says his simple effluent management system is the most cost-effective and labour...
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...