Funds flow for drought affected dairy farmers

Sixty dairy farmers in South East Queensland will get a share in $1 million raised from increasing the price of two popular milk brands.
Sixty dairy farmers in South East Queensland will get a share in $1 million raised from increasing the price of two popular milk brands.
Fonterra Australia has increased its farmgate milk price by 10 cents per kilogram of milk solids for the 2017/18 season.
16 Dec 17 Fonterra Australia has increased its farmgate milk price by 10 cents per kilogram of milk solids for the 2017/18 season.
Just weeks after the demise of Murray Goulburn, North East Victoria’s strong links with dairy co-ops have been revived with the formation of Mountain Milk Cooperative.
20 Nov 17 Just weeks after the demise of Murray Goulburn, North East Victoria’s strong links with dairy co-ops have been revived with the formation of Mountain Milk Cooperative.
A portfolio of four large-scale dairy farms in north-west Tasmania that supply milk to Murray Goulburn has been listed for sale with price expectations around $30 million.
17 Nov 17 A portfolio of four large-scale dairy farms in north-west Tasmania that supply milk to Murray Goulburn has been listed for sale with price expectations around $30 million.
North American dairy giant, Saputo Inc, has no intention of splitting up Murray Goulburn’s massive dairy processing business for re-sale to rival players if it wins a $1.3 billion bid for the co-operative’s assets.
16 Nov 17 North American dairy giant, Saputo Inc, has no intention of splitting up Murray Goulburn’s massive dairy processing business for re-sale to rival players if it wins a $1.3 billion bid...
YOU could be forgiven for thinking that new agricultural technology depends on innovative start-up companies, most likely pumped up by a corporate cash injection.
16 Nov 17 YOU could be forgiven for thinking that new agricultural technology depends on innovative start-up companies, most likely pumped up by a corporate cash injection.
The Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd is said to be a bit more that perplexed at the process that saw Murray Goulburn close a takeover tender process apparently early and choose the path of least resistance by opting to sell its business for $1.31 billion to major competitor Saputo.
10 Nov 17 The Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd is said to be a bit more that perplexed at the process that saw Murray Goulburn close a takeover tender process apparently early and...
COOPERATIVES including farmer-owned entities that drive agricultural production are set to benefit from upcoming reforms mooted by the federal government, with the prime measure being methods to enhance access to capital.
09 Nov 17 COOPERATIVES including farmer-owned entities that drive agricultural production are set to benefit from upcoming reforms mooted by the federal government, with the prime measure being...
Australia's biggest agricultural lender National Australia Bank and peer ANZ have reduced their impaired Australian farming loans to just over $500 million.
09 Nov 17 Australia's biggest agricultural lender National Australia Bank and peer ANZ have reduced their impaired Australian farming loans to just over $500 million.
Warakirri Dairies operating company has made a $1.6 million loss for the 2017 financial year, an improvement on the $3.6 million loss in the previous corresponding period.
31 Oct 17 Warakirri Dairies operating company has made a $1.6 million loss for the 2017 financial year, an improvement on the $3.6 million loss in the previous corresponding period.
With Canada's Saputo poised to be named the preferred bidder of Murray Goulburn, fellow suitor Fonterra Australia says it will continue with its own growth plans, including capital investment and adding dairy farmers with the aim of taking more products to Asia.
30 Oct 17 With Canada's Saputo poised to be named the preferred bidder of Murray Goulburn, fellow suitor Fonterra Australia says it will continue with its own growth plans, including capital...
Australia’s leading dairy processor, Murray Goulburn (MG), has announced its milk intake has been slashed by more than a fifth, while revenue has dropped by more than 10 per cent.
22 Aug 17 Australia’s leading dairy processor, Murray Goulburn (MG), has announced its milk intake has been slashed by more than a fifth, while revenue has dropped by more than 10 per cent.
Flood-affected farmers in the Lismore, NSW, local government area have been told they can apply for grants up to $10,000 with other council areas yet to be assessed.
29 Apr 17 Flood-affected farmers in the Lismore, NSW, local government area have been told they can apply for grants up to $10,000 with other council areas yet to be assessed.
Further to the announcement on 12 December 2016, Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) confirms that Ari Mervis has this week commenced as chief executive officer and managing director.
14 Feb 17 Further to the announcement on 12 December 2016, Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) confirms that Ari Mervis has this week commenced as chief executive officer and managing...
The heads of Australia’s state dairy organisations have met with processors, to discuss ways of improving contractual arrangements between farmers and companies.
30 Sep 16 The heads of Australia’s state dairy organisations have met with processors, to discuss ways of improving contractual arrangements between farmers and companies.
Modelling confirms the revamped backpacker tax puts Australia on a competitive footing with New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada, Treasurer Scott Morrison said on Wednesday as he launched a spirited defence of the new measures amid complaints from tourism that it was subsidising agriculture.
28 Sep 16 Modelling confirms the revamped backpacker tax puts Australia on a competitive footing with New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Canada, Treasurer Scott Morrison said on Wednesday as he...
The annual Victorian Dairy Farm Monitor Report has shown the full extent of the “perfect storm” which hit producers last financial year.
23 Sep 16 The annual Victorian Dairy Farm Monitor Report has shown the full extent of the “perfect storm” which hit producers last financial year.
Western Victorian dairy farmers suppliers have reacted angrily to Fonterra’s annual results, showing a net profit of NZ $834 million.
23 Sep 16 Western Victorian dairy farmers suppliers have reacted angrily to Fonterra’s annual results, showing a net profit of NZ $834 million.
Murray Goulburn’s (MG) interim chief executive David Mallinson has defended the company’s conservative approach to its forecast full year milk price, of $4.88 kg/ms.
23 Sep 16 Murray Goulburn’s (MG) interim chief executive David Mallinson has defended the company’s conservative approach to its forecast full year milk price, of $4.88 kg/ms.
A new definition of 'genetically modified' currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new...
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it...
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Such nonsense. But, what does one expect from such a biased source - a dairy industry spokesperson.
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https://www.livekindly.co/vegan-crops-produce-more-protein-animals-beef-eggs/
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Olivia - what you fail to consider is that animals fed the crops you speak of aren't evolved to
There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush, only to discover that the new one is worse than the one it replaced.4:00 AM There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush,...
Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to make smarter use of energy to reduce power bills.
13 Nov 18 Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to...
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...