Global prices slip again

Dairy prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction on Tuesday evening by an average 1.2 per cent across all products to reach US$3632 (NZ$5049) a tonne.
Dairy prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction on Tuesday evening by an average 1.2 per cent across all products to reach US$3632 (NZ$5049) a tonne.
Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings, the head of New Zealand's largest company, has announced he will step down but has not named a date.
21 Mar 18 Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings, the head of New Zealand's largest company, has announced he will step down but has not named a date.
An independent expert has endorsed Canadian dairy giant Saputo’s proposed $1.3 billion takeover of troubled Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn, saying the offer is fair and reasonable.
20 Mar 18 An independent expert has endorsed Canadian dairy giant Saputo’s proposed $1.3 billion takeover of troubled Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn, saying the offer is fair and...
Fire-affected South West Victorian farmers will be “absolutely traumatised” by their experience and face a long road to recovery,  United Dairyfarmers of Victoria Wannon branch’s Chris O’Keefe says.
19 Mar 18 Fire-affected South West Victorian farmers will be “absolutely traumatised” by their experience and face a long road to recovery, United Dairyfarmers of Victoria Wannon branch’s Chris...
The weekend’s bushfires across the south-west were some of the largest that many experienced south-west firefighters have seen.
19 Mar 18 The weekend’s bushfires across the south-west were some of the largest that many experienced south-west firefighters have seen.
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.
19 Mar 18 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...
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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...
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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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