Pain continues for MG

The pain continues for Murray Goulburn with it announcing today the loss of its contract with Woolworths to supply private label cheese, UHT, adult milk powder and cream.
The pain continues for Murray Goulburn with it announcing today the loss of its contract with Woolworths to supply private label cheese, UHT, adult milk powder and cream.
29 Jul 16 "Look after your bones to live the life you want" is the key message of this year's Healthy Bones Action Week to be held nationally from August 1 to 7.
When Josh Balcombe, from Warrion, Victoria, signed up as a participant in the Improving Herds project in 2015, little did he know he was arming himself with a valuable tool for tackling a season with unimaginable challenges.
28 Jul 16 When Josh Balcombe, from Warrion, Victoria, signed up as a participant in the Improving Herds project in 2015, little did he know he was arming himself with a valuable tool for tackling...
In response to the milk price crisis, dairyfarmers in Victoria and Tasmania are advocating for on-ground support to retain farm workers, as it will deliver benefits to rural communities as well as farms.
27 Jul 16 In response to the milk price crisis, dairyfarmers in Victoria and Tasmania are advocating for on-ground support to retain farm workers, as it will deliver benefits to rural communities...
Brody Kennedy reckons the next 12 months will be tough enough without having to deal with any unwanted surprises.
26 Jul 16 Brody Kennedy reckons the next 12 months will be tough enough without having to deal with any unwanted surprises.
The consumer backlash against cheap house brand milk sold by supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles has given a kick along to dairy aggregator Australian Dairy Farms Group, which has struck a deal to sell its premium milk brand Camperdown Dairy Co in 220 Woolworths supermarkets in Victoria.
25 Jul 16 The consumer backlash against cheap house brand milk sold by supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles has given a kick along to dairy aggregator Australian Dairy Farms Group, which has...
A SWING to beef among dairyfarmers hard hit by plummeting farmgate milk returns looks even more likely with solid price lifts for Wagyu cross calves.
22 Jul 16 A SWING to beef among dairyfarmers hard hit by plummeting farmgate milk returns looks even more likely with solid price lifts for Wagyu cross calves.
The newly formed Levy Poll Advisory Committee is calling on dairyfarmers to nominate for levy payer representative positions.
21 Jul 16 The newly formed Levy Poll Advisory Committee is calling on dairyfarmers to nominate for levy payer representative positions.
Plunging in milk prices and volumes has prompted Dairy Australia to move quickly to slash its television marketing budget and other costs.
21 Jul 16 Plunging in milk prices and volumes has prompted Dairy Australia to move quickly to slash its television marketing budget and other costs.
Overall world dairy prices were unchanged at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, but whole milk powder (WMP) rose 1.9 per cent.
20 Jul 16 Overall world dairy prices were unchanged at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, but whole milk powder (WMP) rose 1.9 per cent.
Farm services business Ruralco has lost its live export licence to export cattle from southern Australia after dairy cattle it flew to Japan tested positive for Bovine Johne's Disease (BJD) when they arrived.
18 Jul 16 Farm services business Ruralco has lost its live export licence to export cattle from southern Australia after dairy cattle it flew to Japan tested positive for Bovine Johne's Disease...
A Tasmanian court has awarded King Island quad bike crash victim Holly Raper almost $12 million in damages.
18 Jul 16 A Tasmanian court has awarded King Island quad bike crash victim Holly Raper almost $12 million in damages.
Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth. The results, published in the Journal of Endocrinology, could lead to a better understanding of how to prevent milk fever (hypocalcaemia) in cows.
15 Jul 16 Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had...
Darling Downs dairyfarmers will soon have a new, direct link to the lucrative Asian baby formula market through a new dairy facility adjacent to the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport.
15 Jul 16 Darling Downs dairyfarmers will soon have a new, direct link to the lucrative Asian baby formula market through a new dairy facility adjacent to the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport.
A Chinese government-owned enterprise has increased its stake in Murray Goulburn for the third time in six weeks, taking its interest to more than seven per cent.
15 Jul 16  1 A Chinese government-owned enterprise has increased its stake in Murray Goulburn for the third time in six weeks, taking its interest to more than seven per cent.
A terrifying display of strength has left a permanent mark on a dairy farm at Latrobe, Tasmania, after the Mersey River dumped thousands of river rocks over the rural property.
15 Jul 16 A terrifying display of strength has left a permanent mark on a dairy farm at Latrobe, Tasmania, after the Mersey River dumped thousands of river rocks over the rural property.
At least seven candidates, from Western Victorian, Tasmanian and South Australia, are believed to be standing for election, as supplier directors on the Murray Goulburn (MG) board.
14 Jul 16 At least seven candidates, from Western Victorian, Tasmanian and South Australia, are believed to be standing for election, as supplier directors on the Murray Goulburn (MG) board.
MILK over-supply due to a good season, loss of a private-label supermarket contract and European dairy dumping are blamed for five more WA dairy farmers being told their milk is not wanted.
14 Jul 16 MILK over-supply due to a good season, loss of a private-label supermarket contract and European dairy dumping are blamed for five more WA dairy farmers being told their milk is not...
MANY southern export-orientated dairyfarmers will be milking for prices below the cost of production for the next year.
14 Jul 16 MANY southern export-orientated dairyfarmers will be milking for prices below the cost of production for the next year.
It is difficult to know what to write at the moment. The dairy industry is reeling and farmers everywhere are assessing the damage and making plans for the future.
13 Jul 16 It is difficult to know what to write at the moment. The dairy industry is reeling and farmers everywhere are assessing the damage and making plans for the future.
NORTHERN milk processors have opted to build a secure foundation for local supply in preparation for when the turnaround in global dairy prices comes, holding farmgate prices rather than following the big southern drops.
12 Jul 16 NORTHERN milk processors have opted to build a secure foundation for local supply in preparation for when the turnaround in global dairy prices comes, holding farmgate prices rather than...
Futures were a risk management tool that could be used in the dairy industry, but farmers needed to be significantly educated in how it all worked before going down that path, Australian Dairy Farmers acting president David Basham said.
11 Jul 16 Futures were a risk management tool that could be used in the dairy industry, but farmers needed to be significantly educated in how it all worked before going down that path, Australian... | Finding a solution to price... 
Futures markets could provide a way for the Australian dairy industry to mitigate the price volatility that severely impacts on farmers, according to KPMG chief economist Brendan Rynne.
11 Jul 16 Futures markets could provide a way for the Australian dairy industry to mitigate the price volatility that severely impacts on farmers, according to KPMG chief economist Brendan Rynne.  | Risk management tools needed 
Dairy Australia has been successful in obtaining a Commonwealth Government grant for the development of virtual herding technology.
08 Jul 16 Dairy Australia has been successful in obtaining a Commonwealth Government grant for the development of virtual herding technology.
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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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Blame Australian politicians, they were dopy enough to listen to America to agree to sanctions,
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Very interesting! One wonders their intentions? Also, there is another major Chinese
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Blaming Putin is rubbish. Blame the idiot who runs America and you cannot except much from him
Tasmanian dairyfarmers hit by record flooding earlier this month are slowly getting their farms back on track.28 Jun 16 Tasmanian dairyfarmers hit by record flooding earlier this month are slowly getting their farms back on track.
More than half of Tasmanian farmers could be paying less in energy costs for irrigation, according to a leading national expert in irrigation management.28 Jun 16 More than half of Tasmanian farmers could be paying less in energy costs for irrigation, according to a leading...
Sapphire director Brenton Strauss has appeared before the Murray Bridge Magistrates' Court today over dealings with his failed grain trading company.27 Jul 16 Sapphire director Brenton Strauss has appeared before the Murray Bridge Magistrates' Court today over dealings with...
Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is poised to launch three new brands to reinforce its surging export marketing offensive.29 Jul 16  1 Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is poised to launch three new brands to reinforce its surging export...