Mixed reaction to ACCC report

DAIRY leaders have expressed mixed reaction to the findings and recommendations of an extensive independent examination of competition flaws impacting their sector including slamming major supermarkets not being rebuked for selling milk at $1 per litre.
DAIRY leaders have expressed mixed reaction to the findings and recommendations of an extensive independent examination of competition flaws impacting their sector including slamming major supermarkets not being rebuked for selling milk at $1 per litre.
DAIRY farmers will go head to head with one of Australian agriculture’s biggest and most outspoken critics - Animals Australia - at a public forum in Melbourne.
03 May 18  1 DAIRY farmers will go head to head with one of Australian agriculture’s biggest and most outspoken critics - Animals Australia - at a public forum in Melbourne.
Turmoil at Australia’s biggest dairy company, Tasmania’s Moon Lake Investments, has raised serious questions about the role of the Foreign Investment Review Board, say China experts.
03 May 18 Turmoil at Australia’s biggest dairy company, Tasmania’s Moon Lake Investments, has raised serious questions about the role of the Foreign Investment Review Board, say China experts.
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Dairy prices have dipped 1.1 per cent in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction on Tuesday night to reach an average price of US$3465 per tonne.
02 May 18 Dairy prices have dipped 1.1 per cent in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction on Tuesday night to reach an average price of US$3465 per tonne.
FOUR weeks ago more than three years of planning came to fruition for Dale and Paula Fortescue, Eungelladale, Eungella, Qld, when they launched their own branded milk.
01 May 18 FOUR weeks ago more than three years of planning came to fruition for Dale and Paula Fortescue, Eungelladale, Eungella, Qld, when they launched their own branded milk.
North-west Tasmanian farmers and agronomists say irrigating Australia’s largest dairy, Moon Lake Investments’ Van Dieman’s Land Farms, would significantly benefit production.
01 May 18 North-west Tasmanian farmers and agronomists say irrigating Australia’s largest dairy, Moon Lake Investments’ Van Dieman’s Land Farms, would significantly benefit production.
Making more money out of dairy in these difficult times often involves a smarter approach to management, not necessarily harder work.
30 Apr 18 Making more money out of dairy in these difficult times often involves a smarter approach to management, not necessarily harder work.
Even 60 years of progress and achievement has not stopped Genetics Australia from aiming higher.
27 Apr 18 Even 60 years of progress and achievement has not stopped Genetics Australia from aiming higher.
Corporate farming is on the nose, with the likes of Gerry Harvey writing down two-thirds of his involvement in big milk while New Zealand owned Raleigh Dairy Holdings on the North Coast near Bellingen has gone belly up in a bid to make a profit from just cents-a-litre production.
27 Apr 18 Corporate farming is on the nose, with the likes of Gerry Harvey writing down two-thirds of his involvement in big milk while New Zealand owned Raleigh Dairy Holdings on the North Coast...
Niche dairy processor Camperdown Dairy Company (CDC) has signed a significant new processing agreement with an international food company.
26 Apr 18 Niche dairy processor Camperdown Dairy Company (CDC) has signed a significant new processing agreement with an international food company.
A disagreement over the future direction of Australia’s biggest dairy, Tasmania’s Moon Lake Investments, has led to the resignation of its board.
26 Apr 18 A disagreement over the future direction of Australia’s biggest dairy, Tasmania’s Moon Lake Investments, has led to the resignation of its board.
Balance needs to be restored to the Murray Darling Basin Plan, a  Moama, NSW, water forum has been told.
23 Apr 18 Balance needs to be restored to the Murray Darling Basin Plan, a Moama, NSW, water forum has been told.
The Foreign Investment Review Board has approved the sale of Murray Goulburn to Saputo.
18 Apr 18 The Foreign Investment Review Board has approved the sale of Murray Goulburn to Saputo.
Dairy prices rose by 2.7 per cent at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction to reach an average of US$3587 per tonne.
18 Apr 18 Dairy prices rose by 2.7 per cent at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction to reach an average of US$3587 per tonne.
Dairy Australia has launched an international recruitment process after managing director Ian Halliday announced on Monday he would not seek to renew his contract when it expires at the end of the year.
16 Apr 18 Dairy Australia has launched an international recruitment process after managing director Ian Halliday announced on Monday he would not seek to renew his contract when it expires at the...
REPORTS suggest US president Donald Trump has made an about-face on his decision not to participate in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.
16 Apr 18 REPORTS suggest US president Donald Trump has made an about-face on his decision not to participate in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.
Does a herd's genetics matter to the farm's bottom line? How do farmers know?
13 Apr 18 Does a herd's genetics matter to the farm's bottom line? How do farmers know?
Consumer law firm, Slater and Gordon, is swooping in to grab a piece of what’s left of the Murray Goulburn dairy business, launching a class action case on behalf of disenchanted shareholders.
11 Apr 18 Consumer law firm, Slater and Gordon, is swooping in to grab a piece of what’s left of the Murray Goulburn dairy business, launching a class action case on behalf of disenchanted...
One of big challenges facing agricultural co-operatives is to avoid being seen by their members, and the wider community, as a benevolent society.
09 Apr 18 One of big challenges facing agricultural co-operatives is to avoid being seen by their members, and the wider community, as a benevolent society.
Moon Lake’s sister company VAN Dairy will start exporting organic UHT milk and yoghurt to China by the middle of the year.
09 Apr 18 Moon Lake’s sister company VAN Dairy will start exporting organic UHT milk and yoghurt to China by the middle of the year.
It was a momentous day in the 68-year history of the Murray Goulburn Co-operative, as farmer shareholders voted in favour of the $1.3 billion takeover by Canada's giant Saputo.
05 Apr 18 It was a momentous day in the 68-year history of the Murray Goulburn Co-operative, as farmer shareholders voted in favour of the $1.3 billion takeover by Canada's giant Saputo.
A sharp increase in demand for irrigation water in the Katunga area of northern Victoria has caused frustrating delays for farmers, as they try to establish fresh pastures.
05 Apr 18 A sharp increase in demand for irrigation water in the Katunga area of northern Victoria has caused frustrating delays for farmers, as they try to establish fresh pastures.
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Nestled away in a corner of Gunbower Island is the most northern dairy farm in the Campaspe Shire, owned and operated by Stephen and Brooke Brown, just a few kilometres out of Gunbower, Vic.
04 Jul 18 Nestled away in a corner of Gunbower Island is the most northern dairy farm in the Campaspe Shire, owned and...
Australia and New Zealand are known as predominantly pasture-based dairy systems.29 Jun 18 Australia and New Zealand are known as predominantly pasture-based dairy systems.
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This is rubbish compared to what was originally proposed
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The helmet requirement is plain stupid as is mandatory helmets on pushbikes - have a read of the
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Why does Adam insist on doing the biding of the processors? That is their line and he has
At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 cows.10 Jul 18 At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 cows.
Dairyfarmers around Australia have used grants to install new equipment in the dairy to help cut energy costs.
01 Jun 18 Dairyfarmers around Australia have used grants to install new equipment in the dairy to help cut energy costs.
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...