Bega chief blasts MG

Dollar-a-litre house-branded milk is not responsible for the dairy crisis in Victoria and the shockwaves it is sending through the Australian industry.
Dollar-a-litre house-branded milk is not responsible for the dairy crisis in Victoria and the shockwaves it is sending through the Australian industry.
The milk price crisis has prompted a change in the leadership structure at Australia's peak dairy farmer representative organisation Australian Dairy Farmers.
12:00 PM The milk price crisis has prompted a change in the leadership structure at Australia's peak dairy farmer representative organisation Australian Dairy Farmers.
UPDATED: Dairyfarmers are rallying in three capital cities today to highlight the milk price crisis.
25 May 16 UPDATED: Dairyfarmers are rallying in three capital cities today to highlight the milk price crisis.
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter's profit has been slashed 88 per cent as a result of falling global markets.
25 May 16 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter's profit has been slashed 88 per cent as a result of falling global markets.
The Victorian dairy industry and the State Government have united to deliver an $11.4 million support package for dairyfarmers affected by the global fall in milk prices and decisions by some processors to cut the prices paid to their suppliers.
25 May 16 The Victorian dairy industry and the State Government have united to deliver an $11.4 million support package for dairyfarmers affected by the global fall in milk prices and decisions by...
THE Coalition will seek to implement a transparent milk price index if re-elected, to avoid a repeat of the dairy industry viability crisis caused by late season retrospective price cuts from Murray Goulburn and Fonterra.
25 May 16 THE Coalition will seek to implement a transparent milk price index if re-elected, to avoid a repeat of the dairy industry viability crisis caused by late season retrospective price cuts...
The dairy industry’s retrospective repayment impost hitting almost two thirds of Australia’s milk producers provides real grounds for dismantling the controversial $1 a litre supermarket milk price, says dairy advocacy body Dairy Connect.
24 May 16 The dairy industry’s retrospective repayment impost hitting almost two thirds of Australia’s milk producers provides real grounds for dismantling the controversial $1 a litre supermarket...
Dairyfarmers are planning to rally in capital cities, including Melbourne, tomorrow to protest about the farmgate milk price cuts.
24 May 16 Dairyfarmers are planning to rally in capital cities, including Melbourne, tomorrow to protest about the farmgate milk price cuts.
LONG-serving Devondale Murray Goulburn director Ken Jones said market pressure forced the dairy co-operative to make the “very, very hard decision” to cut its farmgate price to farmers.
24 May 16 LONG-serving Devondale Murray Goulburn director Ken Jones said market pressure forced the dairy co-operative to make the “very, very hard decision” to cut its farmgate price to farmers.
The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has welcomed a support packaged announced by ANZ Bank to help farmers affected by milk-price cuts.
23 May 16 The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has welcomed a support packaged announced by ANZ Bank to help farmers affected by milk-price cuts.
In 2015 I ran for a position as a director on the board of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Ltd. In the past few weeks, I have had many comments – mostly “you dodged a bullet”.
23 May 16 In 2015 I ran for a position as a director on the board of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Ltd. In the past few weeks, I have had many comments – mostly “you dodged a bullet”.
It was November 2010 and Coles' director of merchandise, John Durkan, was looking for the magic ingredient to turbocharge the supermarket retailer's turnaround plan.
23 May 16 It was November 2010 and Coles' director of merchandise, John Durkan, was looking for the magic ingredient to turbocharge the supermarket retailer's turnaround plan.
Support programs are being rolled out across Victoria to help farmers manage the sudden milk price cut.
23 May 16 Support programs are being rolled out across Victoria to help farmers manage the sudden milk price cut.
In the past two weeks, there has been shock and anger expressed, followed by accusations at supplier meetings, in the press and other dairy industry forums. The reasons for which are well documented.
20 May 16  1 In the past two weeks, there has been shock and anger expressed, followed by accusations at supplier meetings, in the press and other dairy industry forums. The reasons for which are...
FEDERAL Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Barnaby Joyce is continuing to shape an assistance package with targeted measures, to support embattled dairyfarmers hit by the unexpected late season downgrades on farm gate prices.
19 May 16 FEDERAL Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Barnaby Joyce is continuing to shape an assistance package with targeted measures, to support embattled dairyfarmers hit by the...
As legal teams jostle to file claims against big dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn, the wider co-op sector is rallying to quell a backlash against farmer-owned collective enterprises.
18 May 16 As legal teams jostle to file claims against big dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn, the wider co-op sector is rallying to quell a backlash against farmer-owned collective enterprises.
Farmers have met a decision by Coles to create a milk brand that will deliver funding for the struggling industry with cynical laughter.
18 May 16  1 Farmers have met a decision by Coles to create a milk brand that will deliver funding for the struggling industry with cynical laughter.
Murray Goulburn directors will waive their fees for the next two months in response to questions about board remuneration, chairman Philip Tracy has told suppliers in the embattled dairy company's latest newsletter.
18 May 16 Murray Goulburn directors will waive their fees for the next two months in response to questions about board remuneration, chairman Philip Tracy has told suppliers in the embattled dairy...
World milk prices have continued their gradual climb from recent lows, although today's 2.6 per cent rise should not see a change to Fonterra's New Zealand final farmgate price of $3.90 per kilogram of milksolids.
18 May 16 World milk prices have continued their gradual climb from recent lows, although today's 2.6 per cent rise should not see a change to Fonterra's New Zealand final farmgate price of $3.90...
Dairy giant Fonterra says the milk price bubble it has been warning about has burst and low prices are here to stay.
18 May 16 Dairy giant Fonterra says the milk price bubble it has been warning about has burst and low prices are here to stay.
International hoof health expert, Fred Hoekstra, is debunking hoof health myths and offering lameness prevention advice at seminars for Victorian dairyfarmers this week.
18 May 16 International hoof health expert, Fred Hoekstra, is debunking hoof health myths and offering lameness prevention advice at seminars for Victorian dairyfarmers this week.
Australia's biggest milk producer Murray Goulburn and its board is being sued by investors for allegedly misleading investors ahead of its float last year.
16 May 16 Australia's biggest milk producer Murray Goulburn and its board is being sued by investors for allegedly misleading investors ahead of its float last year.
Rod Newton joined Murray Goulburn last year because he trusted this giant co-operative to buy, process and sell the milk produced by his 600 cows at a price that could sustain his family.
16 May 16 Rod Newton joined Murray Goulburn last year because he trusted this giant co-operative to buy, process and sell the milk produced by his 600 cows at a price that could sustain his family.
A controversial suggestion that a 50 cent levy be applied to every litre of fresh milk sold has divided the dairy industry, with some describing it as a knee-jerk response to an industry in crisis.
13 May 16  1 A controversial suggestion that a 50 cent levy be applied to every litre of fresh milk sold has divided the dairy industry, with some describing it as a knee-jerk response to an industry...
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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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Given that MG is now being investigated by the ACCC over whether the price cuts involved
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What Coles is not telling us ,is that milk brand earns Coles the biggest margin,so it is a win
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Ok simone,fair enough you don't want the levy ,as president of Australian dairy farmers what do
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...
Australian farmers have differing opinions on the proposed Bayer purchase of Monsanto.25 May 16 Australian farmers have differing opinions on the proposed Bayer purchase of Monsanto.
AACo announces net profit of $68.8 million.25 May 16 AACo announces net profit of $68.8 million.