Dairy joins chorus on water plan

Victoria’s peak dairy body has added its calls to stop a further 450 gigalitres of irrigation water being turned over for environmental use.
Victoria’s peak dairy body has added its calls to stop a further 450 gigalitres of irrigation water being turned over for environmental use.
Gippsland milk processor Burra has again stepped up the milk price it offers its more than 170 farmers, by another ten cents kg/ms.
05 Dec 16 Gippsland milk processor Burra has again stepped up the milk price it offers its more than 170 farmers, by another ten cents kg/ms.
The collapse in the value of organic baby formula company Bellamy's came as a surprise to just about everyone in the Australian market.
05 Dec 16 The collapse in the value of organic baby formula company Bellamy's came as a surprise to just about everyone in the Australian market.
Murray Goulburn's deal with  American infant nutrition giant Mead Johnson Nutrition has fallen over, compounding issues with the proposed expansion of its Koroit, Victoria, factory.
05 Dec 16 Murray Goulburn's deal with American infant nutrition giant Mead Johnson Nutrition has fallen over, compounding issues with the proposed expansion of its Koroit, Victoria, factory.
From November 2016, new commonwealth laws, which aim to protect small businesses came into effect.
02 Dec 16 From November 2016, new commonwealth laws, which aim to protect small businesses came into effect.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes the resolution of the backpacker tax.
02 Dec 16 The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes the resolution of the backpacker tax.
The first cheese vat has been installed at Fonterra’s Stanhope, Victoria, plant.
01 Dec 16 The first cheese vat has been installed at Fonterra’s Stanhope, Victoria, plant.
A leading Queensland racehorse owner has bought into Victorian infant formula manufacturer, Camperdown Dairy International (CDI), after one of its key backers sold his majority share.
01 Dec 16 A leading Queensland racehorse owner has bought into Victorian infant formula manufacturer, Camperdown Dairy International (CDI), after one of its key backers sold his majority share.
Record rainfall and growing concern over the politics of the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) have not been enough to dent the values and demand for water entitlements in Australia's booming farming regions such as the Murrumbidgee Valley.
30 Nov 16 Record rainfall and growing concern over the politics of the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) have not been enough to dent the values and demand for water entitlements in Australia's booming...
Dairy Australia members have elected three candidates to the organisation’s board at the company’s annual general meeting, but still have another seat to fill.
28 Nov 16 Dairy Australia members have elected three candidates to the organisation’s board at the company’s annual general meeting, but still have another seat to fill.
A2 Milk Company’s rapid earnings and market transformation in the past year has been “considerably in excess of management expectations” says chairman David Hearn, with pre-tax profits continuing to soar in 2016-17.
28 Nov 16 A2 Milk Company’s rapid earnings and market transformation in the past year has been “considerably in excess of management expectations” says chairman David Hearn, with pre-tax profits...
The late Max Jelbart was awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) Pat Rowley Outstanding Service Award posthumously at the ADIC breakfast on Friday.
28 Nov 16 The late Max Jelbart was awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) Pat Rowley Outstanding Service Award posthumously at the ADIC breakfast on Friday.
A Gippsland milk producer has stepped up its payments by 50 cents a kilogram milk solids.
28 Nov 16 A Gippsland milk producer has stepped up its payments by 50 cents a kilogram milk solids.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is circling disgruntled Murray-Goulburn suppliers in the North East
28 Nov 16 New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is circling disgruntled Murray-Goulburn suppliers in the North East
YOUNG farmers have gathered in Melbourne to attend the Young Dairy Network of Australia's annual forum. P
25 Nov 16 YOUNG farmers have gathered in Melbourne to attend the Young Dairy Network of Australia's annual forum. P
Australian milk production has plummetted 10.3 per cent this year on the back of low milk prices and tough seasonal conditions.
24 Nov 16 Australian milk production has plummetted 10.3 per cent this year on the back of low milk prices and tough seasonal conditions.
OUTRAGED farmers have blasted federal politicians for neglecting the needs of primary producers by failing to resolve the political deadlock over the backpacker tax during the final weeks of Parliament.
24 Nov 16 OUTRAGED farmers have blasted federal politicians for neglecting the needs of primary producers by failing to resolve the political deadlock over the backpacker tax during the final...
Victorian and New South Wales primary producers have called for a halt in any further water recovery, under the Murray Darling Basin plan.
24 Nov 16  1 Victorian and New South Wales primary producers have called for a halt in any further water recovery, under the Murray Darling Basin plan.
A former Coca Cola managing director, Mark Clark, has joined the Murray Goulburn (MG) as an independent non-executive director.
23 Nov 16 A former Coca Cola managing director, Mark Clark, has joined the Murray Goulburn (MG) as an independent non-executive director.
Farmers should not lose faith in co-operatives; farming needs to recharge the collaborative model, says the man chairing one of Australia's most successful dairy co-operatives.
22 Nov 16 Farmers should not lose faith in co-operatives; farming needs to recharge the collaborative model, says the man chairing one of Australia's most successful dairy co-operatives.
Australian cattle, sheep and goat producers will have their knowledge of on-farm food safety requirements assessed from January next year.
22 Nov 16 Australian cattle, sheep and goat producers will have their knowledge of on-farm food safety requirements assessed from January next year.
The opportunity for a close-up look at a once-a-day milking operation attracted farmers from across Gippsland and Victoria to Yannathan last week.
21 Nov 16 The opportunity for a close-up look at a once-a-day milking operation attracted farmers from across Gippsland and Victoria to Yannathan last week.
The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last  three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward.
21 Nov 16 The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward.
Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
18 Nov 16 Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
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Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during this time they have focused intensively on how they manage their forage base and feeding systems.14 Nov 16 Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during...
Grasses of the future will make animals healthier, more productive and reduce their impact on the environment.
11 Nov 16 Grasses of the future will make animals healthier, more productive and reduce their impact on the environment.
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A plan to have the commonwealth funds buy up water to then hand back that very same water after
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Virtual fencing is a step closer towards becoming a commercial reality courtesy of a new partnership between Melbourne-based agri-tech startup Agersens and international agricultural company Gallagher.03 Nov 16 Virtual fencing is a step closer towards becoming a commercial reality courtesy of a new partnership between...
GEA has installed the United Kingdom’s first automatic rotary milking dairy at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
28 Oct 16 GEA has installed the United Kingdom’s first automatic rotary milking dairy at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
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...