WA wheatbelt hay gifted to Qld dairy

THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy farm near Oakey, Queensland, recently.
THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy farm near Oakey, Queensland, recently.
The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences has forecast a slight increase in farmgate milk prices by the end of the financial year.
4:00 AM The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences has forecast a slight increase in farmgate milk prices by the end of the financial year.
A PUBLICITY stunt claimed would help struggling dairy farmers cope with the crippling drought has backfired on supermarket giant Coles.
15 Oct 18 A PUBLICITY stunt claimed would help struggling dairy farmers cope with the crippling drought has backfired on supermarket giant Coles.
World dairy leaders will be tackling some of the big issues facing the industry globally at the World Dairy Summit from October 15-19.
15 Oct 18 World dairy leaders will be tackling some of the big issues facing the industry globally at the World Dairy Summit from October 15-19.
National Party deputy leader and Federal Regional Services Minister Bridget McKenzie has stepped-up the war against misleading labelling of vegetable products as dairy products.
15 Oct 18 National Party deputy leader and Federal Regional Services Minister Bridget McKenzie has stepped-up the war against misleading labelling of vegetable products as dairy products.
With more than 30,000 trees planted in the past 20 years, Mark and Lynne Peterson's irrigation dairy farm, near Nathalia in north-central Victoria, stands out as a lush green oasis in the midst of farms that are relatively bare.
14 Oct 18 With more than 30,000 trees planted in the past 20 years, Mark and Lynne Peterson's irrigation dairy farm, near Nathalia in north-central Victoria, stands out as a lush green oasis in...
Scientists have discovered that tall cows have a lot in common with tall people.
13 Oct 18 Scientists have discovered that tall cows have a lot in common with tall people.
Australia's milk production has taken a hit, the latest figures from Dairy Australia reveal.
12 Oct 18 Australia's milk production has taken a hit, the latest figures from Dairy Australia reveal.
Greenpeace wants the New Zealand Government to immediately ban all farms being converted to dairy there but farmers say they have largely stopped anyway.
12 Oct 18 Greenpeace wants the New Zealand Government to immediately ban all farms being converted to dairy there but farmers say they have largely stopped anyway.
Western Australia’s oldest and largest dairy processor Brownes Dairy is planning to take on Eastern States-based rivals on their home supermarket shelves with a selected range of products.
12 Oct 18 Western Australia’s oldest and largest dairy processor Brownes Dairy is planning to take on Eastern States-based rivals on their home supermarket shelves with a selected range of products.
Applications for the Gardiner Dairy Foundation's 2019 New Zealand Study Tour close on Monday, October 15.
11 Oct 18 Applications for the Gardiner Dairy Foundation's 2019 New Zealand Study Tour close on Monday, October 15.
Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.
11 Oct 18 Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.
Japanese brewer Kirin has kicked off the sale process for its Australian dairy and juice business, Lion Dairy & Drinks, after completing a strategic review earlier this week.
11 Oct 18 Japanese brewer Kirin has kicked off the sale process for its Australian dairy and juice business, Lion Dairy & Drinks, after completing a strategic review earlier this week.
Fonterra Australia has increased its farmgate milk price by 13 cents a kilogram of milk solids to an average $5.98/kg MS.
10 Oct 18 Fonterra Australia has increased its farmgate milk price by 13 cents a kilogram of milk solids to an average $5.98/kg MS.
Following a surge in dairy herds being culled in drought-affected regions, Dairy Australia is set to revise its national milk production forecasts downwards by the end of the month.
10 Oct 18  1 Following a surge in dairy herds being culled in drought-affected regions, Dairy Australia is set to revise its national milk production forecasts downwards by the end of the month.
Gippsland dairyfarmers, Guy and Leanne Gallatly, have a clear goal with herd testing - they want information on their cows so they can make better management decisions.
10 Oct 18 Gippsland dairyfarmers, Guy and Leanne Gallatly, have a clear goal with herd testing - they want information on their cows so they can make better management decisions.
Maize has been grown over centuries and has been proven a beneficial grain for humans as well as cattle.
09 Oct 18 Maize has been grown over centuries and has been proven a beneficial grain for humans as well as cattle.
Last of a long line of dairymen pulls the pin after a winter of discontent.
08 Oct 18 Last of a long line of dairymen pulls the pin after a winter of discontent.
The sustainability of Australia's livestock industries balances upon their profitability and their freedom to farm.
08 Oct 18 The sustainability of Australia's livestock industries balances upon their profitability and their freedom to farm.
Dairy Australia's scholarship program for Greater China is continuing to educate participants from Australia's largest dairy export destination on the value of Australian dairy as a supplier of clean and safe dairy products.
07 Oct 18 Dairy Australia's scholarship program for Greater China is continuing to educate participants from Australia's largest dairy export destination on the value of Australian dairy as a...
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have described a newly identified corn variety that acquires nitrogen by feeding its sugars to beneficial bacteria, which can in turn take up nitrogen from the air.
06 Oct 18 Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have described a newly identified corn variety that acquires nitrogen by feeding its sugars to beneficial bacteria, which can in turn...
A large number of dairy farmers are culling either some or all of their herds as feed and water prices cripple their budgets.
05 Oct 18 A large number of dairy farmers are culling either some or all of their herds as feed and water prices cripple their budgets.
Lockington, Northern Victorian dairyfarmers, Jared and Courtney Ireland, haven't let a limited budget stop them breeding one of Australia's highest genetic merit herds.
05 Oct 18 Lockington, Northern Victorian dairyfarmers, Jared and Courtney Ireland, haven't let a limited budget stop them breeding one of Australia's highest genetic merit herds.
Disbudding calves using pain relief has proven to be a cheaper, safer and more effective alternative to dehorning for NSW dairyfarmer Brad Smith.
04 Oct 18 Disbudding calves using pain relief has proven to be a cheaper, safer and more effective alternative to dehorning for NSW dairyfarmer Brad Smith.
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Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.11 Oct 18 Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.
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...
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The processors don’t realize what’s about to hit them with regards milk supply and security.
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A mastitis vaccine will be a great help to women. I hope this study achieve its goal. Anyways, I
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you are behind the 8 ball guys. Industry at the leading edge- 50 farms is already there. The
The Australian dairy industry is committed to supporting investment and successful operation of Automatic Milking Systems (AMS).24 Sep 18  1 The Australian dairy industry is committed to supporting investment and successful operation of Automatic Milking...
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...
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...