Farmers urged to have say on code

A leading South Australian dairy farmer has urged his colleagues to attend the Victorian meetings on the proposed Mandatory Dairy Code, after a poor turnout in that state and Tasmania.
A leading South Australian dairy farmer has urged his colleagues to attend the Victorian meetings on the proposed Mandatory Dairy Code, after a poor turnout in that state and Tasmania.
A dairy field trip, organised by the Barossa and Light Regional Science Hub, will take place this Saturday, November 17, which will take participants on a tour of Jersey Fresh.
16 Nov 18 A dairy field trip, organised by the Barossa and Light Regional Science Hub, will take place this Saturday, November 17, which will take participants on a tour of Jersey Fresh.
Australia’s dairy industry is set to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the sector head-on at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra next February 19-21.
15 Nov 18 Australia’s dairy industry is set to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the sector head-on at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra next February 19-21.
Cheesemonger Anthony Femia says consumers in the United States can't get enough of Australian style marinated cheese.
15 Nov 18 Cheesemonger Anthony Femia says consumers in the United States can't get enough of Australian style marinated cheese.
The Italiano family, R & C Italiano & Sons, Wokalup, is offering its complete dairy herd dispersal on Thursday, November 22.
14 Nov 18 The Italiano family, R & C Italiano & Sons, Wokalup, is offering its complete dairy herd dispersal on Thursday, November 22.
A mandatory dairy code of conduct meeting is scheduled for  Thursday, November 15, at Brunswick and Margaret River, WA.
14 Nov 18 A mandatory dairy code of conduct meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 15, at Brunswick and Margaret River, WA.
OPINION: For nearly a decade, dairy farmers have been wearing the pain caused by discounted products, whether it's $1 per litre milk or cheap cheese.
14 Nov 18 OPINION: For nearly a decade, dairy farmers have been wearing the pain caused by discounted products, whether it's $1 per litre milk or cheap cheese.
In the hope to address the power imbalance between dairy farmers and processors, the first of 14 nationwide meetings on the proposed mandatory Code of Conduct was held in Devonport, Tas.
12 Nov 18 In the hope to address the power imbalance between dairy farmers and processors, the first of 14 nationwide meetings on the proposed mandatory Code of Conduct was held in Devonport, Tas.
Murray Goulburn has agreed to settle a court case brought by the competition watchdog over allegations the dairy co-operative misled farmers about how much they would be paid for their milk.
12 Nov 18 Murray Goulburn has agreed to settle a court case brought by the competition watchdog over allegations the dairy co-operative misled farmers about how much they would be paid for their...
A SOLAR array on the roof of Kitchen Farms’ Boyanup, WA, dairy will be funded by a $10,000 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare grant.
09 Nov 18 A SOLAR array on the roof of Kitchen Farms’ Boyanup, WA, dairy will be funded by a $10,000 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare grant.
FEED costs have risen to “stupid” prices in recent months, creating increased stress to the bottom line of Adelaide Hills, SA, dairy farmer Rick Gladigau.
09 Nov 18 FEED costs have risen to “stupid” prices in recent months, creating increased stress to the bottom line of Adelaide Hills, SA, dairy farmer Rick Gladigau.
South-West Victoria is missing out on millions of dollars of potential investment, due to inadequate power infrastructure, according to one regional lobby group.
09 Nov 18 South-West Victoria is missing out on millions of dollars of potential investment, due to inadequate power infrastructure, according to one regional lobby group.
In the middle of one of the worst droughts with water availability falling away by the minute, farmers above natural aquifers are seething as what they say was the unnecessary cuts to their groundwater allocations.
08 Nov 18 In the middle of one of the worst droughts with water availability falling away by the minute, farmers above natural aquifers are seething as what they say was the unnecessary cuts to...
Dairy farmers are battling drought and unsustainable milk prices, yet some are now also being forced to repay the government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA).
08 Nov 18 Dairy farmers are battling drought and unsustainable milk prices, yet some are now also being forced to repay the government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA).
The Australian government has called on China to give dairy and vitamin exporters time to comply with new e-commerce rules that could threaten their access to the booming market if they do not have the appropriate licensing by January.
08 Nov 18 The Australian government has called on China to give dairy and vitamin exporters time to comply with new e-commerce rules that could threaten their access to the booming market if they...
Regional consultations on the proposed mandatory dairy code kick off on Thursday in Tasmania.
07 Nov 18 Regional consultations on the proposed mandatory dairy code kick off on Thursday in Tasmania.
The Global Dairy Trade continued its downward trend at the auction on Tuesday night, with a 2 per cent fall.
07 Nov 18 The Global Dairy Trade continued its downward trend at the auction on Tuesday night, with a 2 per cent fall.
A New Zealand Government discussion paper on the future of the dairy industry says most of the rules governing it are still relevant but change is on the horizon.
07 Nov 18 A New Zealand Government discussion paper on the future of the dairy industry says most of the rules governing it are still relevant but change is on the horizon.
The federal government is tweaking existing schemes to fix the holes in the farm labour workforce, increasing the annual backpacker intake to fill fruitpicking jobs, after the Nationals failed to convince their Coalition partner to create a new agricultural visa.
06 Nov 18 The federal government is tweaking existing schemes to fix the holes in the farm labour workforce, increasing the annual backpacker intake to fill fruitpicking jobs, after the Nationals...
Saputo has not been able to grow milk volumes processed in its new combined Murray Goulburn-Warrnambool Cheese and Butter business despite the integration delivering synergies ahead of schedule.
06 Nov 18 Saputo has not been able to grow milk volumes processed in its new combined Murray Goulburn-Warrnambool Cheese and Butter business despite the integration delivering synergies ahead of...
Lion has ramped up the sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division, releasing a pitch to potential buyers.
05 Nov 18 Lion has ramped up the sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division, releasing a pitch to potential buyers.
Freedom Foods Group and Australian Fresh Milk Holdings (AFMH) have entered into agreement to purchase the Coomboona Dairy operation in Northern Victoria, which was half owned by Harvey Norman and placed in to administration in March owing NAB $36 million.
02 Nov 18 Freedom Foods Group and Australian Fresh Milk Holdings (AFMH) have entered into agreement to purchase the Coomboona Dairy operation in Northern Victoria, which was half owned by Harvey...
Milk production has slumped by more than 10 per cent in dairy regions impacted most by drought.
02 Nov 18 Milk production has slumped by more than 10 per cent in dairy regions impacted most by drought.
Few farm export industries have reaped as much value from the past decade of booming Chinese food trade with Australia as our dairy sector.
02 Nov 18 Few farm export industries have reaped as much value from the past decade of booming Chinese food trade with Australia as our dairy sector.
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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...
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