Burra opens at $4.40-$4.60/kg MS

Burra Foods has announced an opening milk base price range of $4.40-$4.60 a kilogram milk solids but flagged it expects to pay step ups during the season.
Burra Foods has announced an opening milk base price range of $4.40-$4.60 a kilogram milk solids but flagged it expects to pay step ups during the season.
A COMBINATION of a rapidly improving cropping season and low nitrogen (N) prices has led to a shortage of N based products across eastern Australia.
23 Jun 16 A COMBINATION of a rapidly improving cropping season and low nitrogen (N) prices has led to a shortage of N based products across eastern Australia.
A NEW Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) will be implemented by the Coalition if it is re-elected to streamline and fast-track the delivery of Commonwealth drought loans and lending for water infrastructure projects.
22 Jun 16 A NEW Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) will be implemented by the Coalition if it is re-elected to streamline and fast-track the delivery of Commonwealth drought loans and lending...
Applications close at the end of this month for the largest ever pool of potential Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships, with up to 30 prestigious opportunities available in 2017 to those with the drive, enthusiasm and a thirst for excellence.
22 Jun 16 Applications close at the end of this month for the largest ever pool of potential Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships, with up to 30 prestigious opportunities available in 2017 to...
Swan Marsh, Vic, sharefarmer Brett Craig, a Fonterra supplier through Bonlac, said it’ll be many years, before faith in milk processors was restored.
21 Jun 16 Swan Marsh, Vic, sharefarmer Brett Craig, a Fonterra supplier through Bonlac, said it’ll be many years, before faith in milk processors was restored.
Fonterra Australia has appointed a new managing director for its Australian operation, following the promotion of former managing director Judith Swales to a new role.
21 Jun 16 Fonterra Australia has appointed a new managing director for its Australian operation, following the promotion of former managing director Judith Swales to a new role.
Bega Cheese has announced an opening price of $5 a kilogram milk solids for next season, an 11 per cent fall on this season's price.
21 Jun 16 Bega Cheese has announced an opening price of $5 a kilogram milk solids for next season, an 11 per cent fall on this season's price.
Exclusivity clauses in milk supply contracts remain a barrier to established free market principles and continue to disadvantage milk producers, according to dairy industry advocacy group Dairy Connect today.
20 Jun 16 Exclusivity clauses in milk supply contracts remain a barrier to established free market principles and continue to disadvantage milk producers, according to dairy industry advocacy...
In the latest skirmish in Australia's five-year-old milk war, some of the nation's most popular milk brands are heading to the Federal Court in a bitter fight over the rights to use the term
20 Jun 16 In the latest skirmish in Australia's five-year-old milk war, some of the nation's most popular milk brands are heading to the Federal Court in a bitter fight over the rights to use the...
Farmers and other workers who ride quad bikes are being strongly encouraged to participate in a new online survey to assist with research into the safety of quad-bike use in the workplace.
17 Jun 16 Farmers and other workers who ride quad bikes are being strongly encouraged to participate in a new online survey to assist with research into the safety of quad-bike use in the workplace.
The dairy industry’s peak farmer body, Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) today announced chief executive officer (CEO) Benjamin Stapley has resigned from his position.
17 Jun 16 The dairy industry’s peak farmer body, Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) today announced chief executive officer (CEO) Benjamin Stapley has resigned from his position.
A leading south-western Victorian dairyfarmer says leaving large parts of the industry out of the Federal Government’s concessional loans scheme
16 Jun 16 A leading south-western Victorian dairyfarmer says leaving large parts of the industry out of the Federal Government’s concessional loans scheme "sucks".
Beston Global Foods is benefiting from the fall-out of the Murray Goulburn mayhem in the dairy sector on two fronts.
16 Jun 16 Beston Global Foods is benefiting from the fall-out of the Murray Goulburn mayhem in the dairy sector on two fronts.
Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings​ is expecting a more positive result for the co-operative's Australian operation this season now that the market has a more realistic milk price.
16 Jun 16 Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings​ is expecting a more positive result for the co-operative's Australian operation this season now that the market has a more realistic milk price.
While some world analysts are predicting demand for milk will outstrip supply during the later part of this year, world dairy prices remained unchanged at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight.
16 Jun 16 While some world analysts are predicting demand for milk will outstrip supply during the later part of this year, world dairy prices remained unchanged at the GlobalDairyTrade auction...
A2 Milk has lifted its full-year profit guidance because of strong demand in China and says it is well-placed to respond to any further regulatory change there.
15 Jun 16 A2 Milk has lifted its full-year profit guidance because of strong demand in China and says it is well-placed to respond to any further regulatory change there.
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has announced an opening milk price of $4.80 a kilogram milk solids for 2016/17, a 14 per cent fall on last year's price.
13 Jun 16 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has announced an opening milk price of $4.80 a kilogram milk solids for 2016/17, a 14 per cent fall on last year's price.
World dairy demand will exceed supply in 2016 for the first time in two years and should eventually lead to higher prices, an international dairy research organisation said at its annual conference in Belgium last week.
13 Jun 16  1 World dairy demand will exceed supply in 2016 for the first time in two years and should eventually lead to higher prices, an international dairy research organisation said at its annual...
Dairy Australia’s ‘Tactics for Tight Times’ initiative has released a special checklist to assist dairyfarmers in formulating a plan for winter.
13 Jun 16 Dairy Australia’s ‘Tactics for Tight Times’ initiative has released a special checklist to assist dairyfarmers in formulating a plan for winter.
MANAGEMENT during the calving period can have a big impact on the ability to get back in-calf, according to DairySA Innovation Day keynote speaker Jim Spain.
13 Jun 16 MANAGEMENT during the calving period can have a big impact on the ability to get back in-calf, according to DairySA Innovation Day keynote speaker Jim Spain.
Aginsight director Dr Bruce Kefford has told a Melbourne agricultural summit “remarkable advances” in biosciences would be a key driver in sustainably increasing agricultural productivity.
10 Jun 16 Aginsight director Dr Bruce Kefford has told a Melbourne agricultural summit “remarkable advances” in biosciences would be a key driver in sustainably increasing agricultural productivity.
AgriBio principal research scientist Professor John Forster, has told the second AgriVictoria summit new technology had the potential to future proof Australia’s agricultural industries.
10 Jun 16 AgriBio principal research scientist Professor John Forster, has told the second AgriVictoria summit new technology had the potential to future proof Australia’s agricultural industries.
Nominations have opened for three vacancies on the Dairy Australia board.
10 Jun 16 Nominations have opened for three vacancies on the Dairy Australia board.
Australia's outstanding image for a clean environment, vast grasslands and strict production and safety standards should be the trump card used to penetrate China’s dairy market.
09 Jun 16 Australia's outstanding image for a clean environment, vast grasslands and strict production and safety standards should be the trump card used to penetrate China’s dairy market.
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Given the long and dry summer period, many farms will be searching for feed and/or needing to resow areas of the farm.
28 Apr 16 Given the long and dry summer period, many farms will be searching for feed and/or needing to resow areas of the farm.
The need for more even pasture supply and improved persistence has led one Fleurieu, South Australia, dairy family to trial and achieve early successes with new soft-leaved tall fescues and plantain pastures.
15 Apr 16  1 The need for more even pasture supply and improved persistence has led one Fleurieu, South Australia, dairy family...
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With the Chinese farms growing ever so rapidly, the price of milk will at most be stable and if
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"Farmers were also happy - many had been calling for companies to abandon the conservative
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As I am not a farmer I do get the gist of what your saying.There is one thing that puzzles me is
Dairy Australia has released a new calculator that aims to help farmers make better use of the nutrients contained in dairy effluent and sludge and save money in the process.
08 Mar 16 Dairy Australia has released a new calculator that aims to help farmers make better use of the nutrients contained...
Worksafe Victoria’s call for mandatory roll over or crush protection devices to be fitted to quad bikes has been welcomed by Farmsafe Australia.
23 Feb 16 Worksafe Victoria’s call for mandatory roll over or crush protection devices to be fitted to quad bikes has been...
Nationals senator John Williams criticised Treasurer Scott Morrison's decision to give a Chinese investor three extra years to reduce its stake in the giant Cubbie Station in the middle of an election campaign when the National Party is under pressure over foreign ownership of land.
22 Jun 16 Nationals senator John Williams criticised Treasurer Scott Morrison's decision to give a Chinese investor three...
The prospect of a big gain crop at the end of 2016 has sent forecasts for Australian farm production values jumping to $58.5 million.23 Jun 16 The prospect of a big gain crop at the end of 2016 has sent forecasts for Australian farm production values jumping...