Chance to bring knowledge home

Fresh from participating in Dairy Australia's 2018 Dairy Science Travel Grants program, Mikaela Baker feels privileged to have been given a rare opportunity to broaden her knowledge and experience in dairy.
Fresh from participating in Dairy Australia's 2018 Dairy Science Travel Grants program, Mikaela Baker feels privileged to have been given a rare opportunity to broaden her knowledge and experience in dairy.
Bega Cheese is offering ordinary shareholders the chance to buy up to $15,000 in new shares, at a discount, as part of a $250 million capital raising to help bolster its books after its big Koroit dairy factory purchase.
14 Sep 18 Bega Cheese is offering ordinary shareholders the chance to buy up to $15,000 in new shares, at a discount, as part of a $250 million capital raising to help bolster its books after its...
Greater farmer bargaining power under a new code of conduct is unlikely to influence retailers' cheap milk price plans
12 Sep 18 Greater farmer bargaining power under a new code of conduct is unlikely to influence retailers' cheap milk price plans
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud welcomes Australian Dairy Farmers new support for a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
11 Sep 18 Agriculture Minister David Littleproud welcomes Australian Dairy Farmers new support for a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
Dairy farmers need more quality feed supplies and better farmgate returns to pay for them.
11 Sep 18 Dairy farmers need more quality feed supplies and better farmgate returns to pay for them.
“Unreal” is how national dairy handler champion Clinton Keir, Sunshine Coast, Qld, described winning the competition.
07 Sep 18 “Unreal” is how national dairy handler champion Clinton Keir, Sunshine Coast, Qld, described winning the competition.
DAIRYFARMERS are counting on consumers to show the might of people power by signing a petition that will see them earn an extra 10 cents for every litre of milk they produce.
06 Sep 18 DAIRYFARMERS are counting on consumers to show the might of people power by signing a petition that will see them earn an extra 10 cents for every litre of milk they produce.
Prices fell again on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
05 Sep 18 Prices fell again on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
A New Zealand cafe owner is being shut down because he is refusing to use cow milk in his coffees.
05 Sep 18 A New Zealand cafe owner is being shut down because he is refusing to use cow milk in his coffees.
Five years ago, the idea of working in the Australian dairy industry was the last thing on the mind of Ireland’s Rosemary Corcoran – today, she couldn’t think of anything better.
04 Sep 18 Five years ago, the idea of working in the Australian dairy industry was the last thing on the mind of Ireland’s Rosemary Corcoran – today, she couldn’t think of anything better.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 99 per cent of Australia's trade with Indonesia will have tariffs reduced or eliminated under a new free trade deal.
04 Sep 18 Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 99 per cent of Australia's trade with Indonesia will have tariffs reduced or eliminated under a new free trade deal.
The message from dairyfarmers wanting a price increase on their product has been made loud and clear in a NSW South Coast town, with giant signs appearing on the highway.
03 Sep 18  1 The message from dairyfarmers wanting a price increase on their product has been made loud and clear in a NSW South Coast town, with giant signs appearing on the highway.
Montreal: American farmers have been frothing against Canada's strict management of its dairy industry for years - so it was not entirely surprising that when hopes of reworking a NAFTA deal evaporated this week, they did so over milk products.
03 Sep 18 Montreal: American farmers have been frothing against Canada's strict management of its dairy industry for years - so it was not entirely surprising that when hopes of reworking a NAFTA...
Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
03 Sep 18 Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among processors.
01 Sep 18  1 Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among...
Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
31 Aug 18 Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
The cost of feed – whether fodder or irrigation water – is driving a sell off of dairy cows in Northern Victoria.
29 Aug 18 The cost of feed – whether fodder or irrigation water – is driving a sell off of dairy cows in Northern Victoria.
With 750 cows being milked now, growing to more than 1000 by the end of calving, sourcing hay and fodder is a constant and expensive exercise for Maffra dairy farmer Justin Johnston.
23 Aug 18 With 750 cows being milked now, growing to more than 1000 by the end of calving, sourcing hay and fodder is a constant and expensive exercise for Maffra dairy farmer Justin Johnston.
Prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
22 Aug 18 Prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
FACTORS that make some Western Australian dairyfarmers “better suited” to supply milk to one processor over another will become increasingly important as the State’s industry undergoes significant change.
22 Aug 18 FACTORS that make some Western Australian dairyfarmers “better suited” to supply milk to one processor over another will become increasingly important as the State’s industry undergoes...
The Bega signs officially went up at Koroit on Friday, marking the first day of business for the company at the former Murray Goulburn factory.
20 Aug 18 The Bega signs officially went up at Koroit on Friday, marking the first day of business for the company at the former Murray Goulburn factory.
Brighter prospects of higher Victorian farm gate milk prices, due to a downturn in global milk supply, may be dampened by a sharp jump in production costs, according to analysts.
17 Aug 18 Brighter prospects of higher Victorian farm gate milk prices, due to a downturn in global milk supply, may be dampened by a sharp jump in production costs, according to analysts.
National hay and fodder prices have skyrocketed in recent months, imposing further hardships on farmers dealing with unfavourable seasonal conditions.
17 Aug 18 National hay and fodder prices have skyrocketed in recent months, imposing further hardships on farmers dealing with unfavourable seasonal conditions.
Northern Victorian dairy farmers say the triple whammy of high water, grain and hay prices have left many in a precarious position.
16 Aug 18 Northern Victorian dairy farmers say the triple whammy of high water, grain and hay prices have left many in a precarious position.
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While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy farmers as they work to conserve as much quality feed and fibre as possible. 
13 Sep 18 While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy...
Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right. 
12 Sep 18 Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing...
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Give them the increase. It is only 10c a litre. I would happily pay 50c a litre increase and I
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Mr Irvin seems to be talking up the milk price, on behalf of the farmers or is he just saying
The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.11 Sep 18 The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms...
The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production is underway.
06 Sep 18 The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production...
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...