Bega to buy Koroit plant

Bega Cheese confirmed on Wednesday it will be the new owner of the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory.
Bega Cheese confirmed on Wednesday it will be the new owner of the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory.
The head of one of Australia’s biggest dairy processors has given qualified support to a mandatory dairy code.
16 Jul 18 The head of one of Australia’s biggest dairy processors has given qualified support to a mandatory dairy code.
Controlling mastitis using Dairy Australia's Cups On Cups Off (COCO) principles around has paid dividends for Gippsland dairyfarmer Matt Coleman.
16 Jul 18 Controlling mastitis using Dairy Australia's Cups On Cups Off (COCO) principles around has paid dividends for Gippsland dairyfarmer Matt Coleman.
The head of Canadian dairy giant Saputo has defended the company’s opening milk price – described by one dairyfarmer as ‘dismal’.
13 Jul 18 The head of Canadian dairy giant Saputo has defended the company’s opening milk price – described by one dairyfarmer as ‘dismal’.
A fall of five per cent in the latest Global Dairy Trade index – the largest in 15 months – was not entirely unexpected, according to market analysts.
12 Jul 18 A fall of five per cent in the latest Global Dairy Trade index – the largest in 15 months – was not entirely unexpected, according to market analysts.
Dairyfarmers say the Federal Government’s new Milk Price Index is a good start, but processor’s costs need to be included in the new market information tool.
11 Jul 18 Dairyfarmers say the Federal Government’s new Milk Price Index is a good start, but processor’s costs need to be included in the new market information tool.
Consumers will be the eventual losers if supermarkets stick with their $1-a-litre milk price, says outgoing NSW Farmers president Derek Schoen.
10 Jul 18 Consumers will be the eventual losers if supermarkets stick with their $1-a-litre milk price, says outgoing NSW Farmers president Derek Schoen.
DAIRY farmers should be better able to understand and interpret commodity market price signals following the launch of the new Milk Price Index.
09 Jul 18  1 DAIRY farmers should be better able to understand and interpret commodity market price signals following the launch of the new Milk Price Index.
Harvey Norman's disastrous foray into dairy farming is coming to an end with agency Elders appointed to sell the entire Coomboona dairies operation in Victoria.
09 Jul 18 Harvey Norman's disastrous foray into dairy farming is coming to an end with agency Elders appointed to sell the entire Coomboona dairies operation in Victoria.
THE tiny parasite that costs the northern cattle business almost $100 million a year in lost production is headed south, aided by climate change.
09 Jul 18 THE tiny parasite that costs the northern cattle business almost $100 million a year in lost production is headed south, aided by climate change.
The ASB says trade tensions between the United States and China are behind the plunge in prices at the latest global dairy auction.
04 Jul 18 The ASB says trade tensions between the United States and China are behind the plunge in prices at the latest global dairy auction.
The Saputo-owned Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has altered the terms of its milk supply agreements with farmers after the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) found them “potentially unfair.”
02 Jul 18 The Saputo-owned Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has altered the terms of its milk supply agreements with farmers after the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC)...
Leading dairy industry bodies say the reported sale of Murray Goulburn’s Koroit factory to Bega Cheese would be good for south-west Victorian dairy farmers.
02 Jul 18 Leading dairy industry bodies say the reported sale of Murray Goulburn’s Koroit factory to Bega Cheese would be good for south-west Victorian dairy farmers.
Terang, Victoria, farmer Paul Moloney is showing his faith in the dairy industry by giving the former DemoDairy site at Terang a new lease of life as a stand-alone dairy farm.
02 Jul 18 Terang, Victoria, farmer Paul Moloney is showing his faith in the dairy industry by giving the former DemoDairy site at Terang a new lease of life as a stand-alone dairy farm.
Australia’s newest dairy co-operative Mountain Milk Co-op will start trading this Sunday, July 1, creating the opportunity for a new start for a group of committed dairy farmers in the Kiewa Valley of North East Victoria.
29 Jun 18 Australia’s newest dairy co-operative Mountain Milk Co-op will start trading this Sunday, July 1, creating the opportunity for a new start for a group of committed dairy farmers in the...
FLIES dart around Todd Wilson’s head on a crisp winter’s day as he steps into his dairy.
28 Jun 18 FLIES dart around Todd Wilson’s head on a crisp winter’s day as he steps into his dairy.
Infant formula and baby food business Bellamy’s Australia is ramping up demand for organic milk, sealing three new strategic arrangements to draw extra supplies from Tasmania and Victoria.
28 Jun 18 Infant formula and baby food business Bellamy’s Australia is ramping up demand for organic milk, sealing three new strategic arrangements to draw extra supplies from Tasmania and Victoria.
Bega Cheese has announced its opening price for the 2018/19 financial year is $5.85 a kilogram milk solids.
27 Jun 18 Bega Cheese has announced its opening price for the 2018/19 financial year is $5.85 a kilogram milk solids.
THE decision by milk processors to err on the side of caution with their opening milk farmgate prices has been criticised by producers as an unwillingness to take any risk in order to move the dairy game in Australia forward.
27 Jun 18 THE decision by milk processors to err on the side of caution with their opening milk farmgate prices has been criticised by producers as an unwillingness to take any risk in order to...
DAIRY businesses are losing up to $364 million each year in employee turnover, according to Australia’s peak dairy farmer group.
26 Jun 18 DAIRY businesses are losing up to $364 million each year in employee turnover, according to Australia’s peak dairy farmer group.
South Western Victorian dairy farmer Alan Symons was hoping Saputo would announce an opening milk price for the next season that would begin with $6.
25 Jun 18 South Western Victorian dairy farmer Alan Symons was hoping Saputo would announce an opening milk price for the next season that would begin with $6.
Questions around the failure to pass on the increasing value of global dairy trade to farmers and complex pricing structures were key topics at this year’s Dairy Australia Situation and Outlook breakfast.
22 Jun 18 Questions around the failure to pass on the increasing value of global dairy trade to farmers and complex pricing structures were key topics at this year’s Dairy Australia Situation and...
Dairy Australia’s outgoing managing director, Ian Halliday, has bemoaned the take up of business management tools by Australia’s dairyfarmers.
22 Jun 18 Dairy Australia’s outgoing managing director, Ian Halliday, has bemoaned the take up of business management tools by Australia’s dairyfarmers.
Fonterra Australia announced an opening price of $5.85 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) on Thursday and upgraded its forecast closing range to $5.85 to $6.20kgMS for season 2018/19.
21 Jun 18 Fonterra Australia announced an opening price of $5.85 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) on Thursday and upgraded its forecast closing range to $5.85 to $6.20kgMS for season 2018/19.
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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...