Northern Vics reject mandatory code

Northern Victorian dairy farmers have again rejected a mandatory dairy code of conduct, proposed by the Federal Government.
Northern Victorian dairy farmers have again rejected a mandatory dairy code of conduct, proposed by the Federal Government.
Mycotoxin testing might be worth considering for farmers looking to increase milk production, lower cell counts and improve empty rates.
06 Feb 19 Mycotoxin testing might be worth considering for farmers looking to increase milk production, lower cell counts and improve empty rates.
As eastern Australia’s farm milk output shrinks, the nation’s biggest dairy farming outfit, Australian Fresh Milk Holdings, has finalised its takeover of Gerry Harvey’s former northern Victorian property to help diversify its supply base.
06 Feb 19 As eastern Australia’s farm milk output shrinks, the nation’s biggest dairy farming outfit, Australian Fresh Milk Holdings, has finalised its takeover of Gerry Harvey’s former northern...
Greg Heffernan believes failing to plan means planning to fail.
06 Feb 19 Greg Heffernan believes failing to plan means planning to fail.
Queensland dairy farmer Rodney Teese says he can no longer cope with the state of the dairy industry and will not be producing milk for human consumption.
05 Feb 19 Queensland dairy farmer Rodney Teese says he can no longer cope with the state of the dairy industry and will not be producing milk for human consumption.
Following scorching criticism of retail milk discounting by a NSW parliamentary inquiry, peak dairy farmer bodies are planning a combined campaign aimed at breaking the eight-year-old $1 a litre milk deadlock.
05 Feb 19  1 Following scorching criticism of retail milk discounting by a NSW parliamentary inquiry, peak dairy farmer bodies are planning a combined campaign aimed at breaking the eight-year-old $1...
Record grain imports from Western Australia are yet to have any real impact on feed prices for Victorian farmers.
04 Feb 19 Record grain imports from Western Australia are yet to have any real impact on feed prices for Victorian farmers.
A temporary bluetongue virus zone lifted in December 2017 is still restricting trade to China from some Victorian properties.
04 Feb 19 A temporary bluetongue virus zone lifted in December 2017 is still restricting trade to China from some Victorian properties.
Keeping a dry cow cool and comfortable is beneficial to it, its calf and a dairy farmers' bottom line, according to US animal scientist Geoff Dahl, who recently presented at a Dairy-SA Heat Stress Management Workshop at Meningie in South Australia.
04 Feb 19 Keeping a dry cow cool and comfortable is beneficial to it, its calf and a dairy farmers' bottom line, according to US animal scientist Geoff Dahl, who recently presented at a Dairy-SA...
Australian dairy farmers are taking action to ensure their teams are tested and vaccinated for Q fever ahead of autumn calving.
03 Feb 19 Australian dairy farmers are taking action to ensure their teams are tested and vaccinated for Q fever ahead of autumn calving.
For Tom Acocks, knowing how much feed he has, what quality it is and wasting as little as possible is the key to running an efficient dairy farm business.
02 Feb 19 For Tom Acocks, knowing how much feed he has, what quality it is and wasting as little as possible is the key to running an efficient dairy farm business.
It took 44 steps for someone to walk from the Moores' front gate to take photographs of their Dorrigo, NSW, dairy which they uploaded online.
01 Feb 19 It took 44 steps for someone to walk from the Moores' front gate to take photographs of their Dorrigo, NSW, dairy which they uploaded online.
Australia's Murray-Darling Basin Authority acted unlawfully and water allocations must undergo a complete overhaul across the system, a South Australian royal commission has found.
01 Feb 19 Australia's Murray-Darling Basin Authority acted unlawfully and water allocations must undergo a complete overhaul across the system, a South Australian royal commission has found.
The extreme temperatures experienced last Friday and subsequent “load shedding” – or rolling power outages – have added to the frustration of many Victorian dairy farmers about power reliability.
31 Jan 19 The extreme temperatures experienced last Friday and subsequent “load shedding” – or rolling power outages – have added to the frustration of many Victorian dairy farmers about power...
Bega Cheese and Saputo Dairy Australia have announced a milk price.
31 Jan 19  1 Bega Cheese and Saputo Dairy Australia have announced a milk price.
At the herd level, culturing milk samples is a really useful practice. The type of mastitis being dealt with can greatly influence control and prevention strategy.
31 Jan 19 At the herd level, culturing milk samples is a really useful practice. The type of mastitis being dealt with can greatly influence control and prevention strategy.
A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray Bridge, South Australia.
30 Jan 19 A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray Bridge, South Australia.
The Aussie Farms map is a toolkit for terrorism and needs to be taken down, says central west, NSW, dairy farmer Erika Chesworth.
30 Jan 19 The Aussie Farms map is a toolkit for terrorism and needs to be taken down, says central west, NSW, dairy farmer Erika Chesworth.
RIST (Rural Industries Skill Training) will officially open its doors to the new Terang College Campus at the old Demo Dairy site at 7161 Princess Highway, on Thursday, January 31.
29 Jan 19 RIST (Rural Industries Skill Training) will officially open its doors to the new Terang College Campus at the old Demo Dairy site at 7161 Princess Highway, on Thursday, January 31.
Australian milk production has plummeted as high feed and water prices continue to bite.
29 Jan 19 Australian milk production has plummeted as high feed and water prices continue to bite.
A local dairy leader says an animal rights group’s interactive map of farms and slaughterhouses is a call to activism by animal liberationists.
28 Jan 19 A local dairy leader says an animal rights group’s interactive map of farms and slaughterhouses is a call to activism by animal liberationists.
European agricultural commodities giant, Louis Dreyfus Company, is to quit its global dairy business by mid-year.
28 Jan 19 European agricultural commodities giant, Louis Dreyfus Company, is to quit its global dairy business by mid-year.
The first Illawarra cow to be named Australia's Grand Champion Cow at International Dairy Week has done it again.
27 Jan 19 The first Illawarra cow to be named Australia's Grand Champion Cow at International Dairy Week has done it again.
The Crawford family from Numbaa, NSW, brought nine animals to show at International Dairy Week and walked away with two grand champion awards.
26 Jan 19 The Crawford family from Numbaa, NSW, brought nine animals to show at International Dairy Week and walked away with two grand champion awards.
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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...