Funds flow for drought affected dairy farmers

Sixty dairy farmers in South East Queensland will get a share in $1 million raised from increasing the price of two popular milk brands.
Sixty dairy farmers in South East Queensland will get a share in $1 million raised from increasing the price of two popular milk brands.
The Italiano family, R & C Italiano & Sons, Wokalup, is offering its complete dairy herd dispersal on Thursday, November 22.
14 Nov 18 The Italiano family, R & C Italiano & Sons, Wokalup, is offering its complete dairy herd dispersal on Thursday, November 22.
A mandatory dairy code of conduct meeting is scheduled for  Thursday, November 15, at Brunswick and Margaret River, WA.
14 Nov 18 A mandatory dairy code of conduct meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 15, at Brunswick and Margaret River, WA.
OPINION: For nearly a decade, dairy farmers have been wearing the pain caused by discounted products, whether it's $1 per litre milk or cheap cheese.
14 Nov 18 OPINION: For nearly a decade, dairy farmers have been wearing the pain caused by discounted products, whether it's $1 per litre milk or cheap cheese.
Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to make smarter use of energy to reduce power bills.
13 Nov 18 Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to make smarter use of energy to reduce power bills.
A new definition of
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
When pasture is limited and supplies of fodder are reduced, farmer may need to consider using alternative fibre options that they may not have used before.
13 Nov 18 When pasture is limited and supplies of fodder are reduced, farmer may need to consider using alternative fibre options that they may not have used before.
In the hope to address the power imbalance between dairy farmers and processors, the first of 14 nationwide meetings on the proposed mandatory Code of Conduct was held in Devonport, Tas.
12 Nov 18 In the hope to address the power imbalance between dairy farmers and processors, the first of 14 nationwide meetings on the proposed mandatory Code of Conduct was held in Devonport, Tas.
Accurate and up-to-date paperwork is crucial for all dairy farmers. But as a farm manager, Allen Hook says the ability to keep precise records is what keeps him in a job.
12 Nov 18 Accurate and up-to-date paperwork is crucial for all dairy farmers. But as a farm manager, Allen Hook says the ability to keep precise records is what keeps him in a job.
Murray Goulburn has agreed to settle a court case brought by the competition watchdog over allegations the dairy co-operative misled farmers about how much they would be paid for their milk.
12 Nov 18 Murray Goulburn has agreed to settle a court case brought by the competition watchdog over allegations the dairy co-operative misled farmers about how much they would be paid for their...
A SOLAR array on the roof of Kitchen Farms’ Boyanup, WA, dairy will be funded by a $10,000 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare grant.
09 Nov 18 A SOLAR array on the roof of Kitchen Farms’ Boyanup, WA, dairy will be funded by a $10,000 Lion Dairy Pride Landcare grant.
FEED costs have risen to “stupid” prices in recent months, creating increased stress to the bottom line of Adelaide Hills, SA, dairy farmer Rick Gladigau.
09 Nov 18 FEED costs have risen to “stupid” prices in recent months, creating increased stress to the bottom line of Adelaide Hills, SA, dairy farmer Rick Gladigau.
South-West Victoria is missing out on millions of dollars of potential investment, due to inadequate power infrastructure, according to one regional lobby group.
09 Nov 18 South-West Victoria is missing out on millions of dollars of potential investment, due to inadequate power infrastructure, according to one regional lobby group.
US researchers tracking sick calves with auto-detectors found they displayed symptoms two days before the condition became apparent.
08 Nov 18 US researchers tracking sick calves with auto-detectors found they displayed symptoms two days before the condition became apparent.
In the middle of one of the worst droughts with water availability falling away by the minute, farmers above natural aquifers are seething as what they say was the unnecessary cuts to their groundwater allocations.
08 Nov 18 In the middle of one of the worst droughts with water availability falling away by the minute, farmers above natural aquifers are seething as what they say was the unnecessary cuts to...
Dairy farmers are battling drought and unsustainable milk prices, yet some are now also being forced to repay the government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA).
08 Nov 18 Dairy farmers are battling drought and unsustainable milk prices, yet some are now also being forced to repay the government’s Farm Household Allowance (FHA).
The Australian government has called on China to give dairy and vitamin exporters time to comply with new e-commerce rules that could threaten their access to the booming market if they do not have the appropriate licensing by January.
08 Nov 18 The Australian government has called on China to give dairy and vitamin exporters time to comply with new e-commerce rules that could threaten their access to the booming market if they...
Rearing 6000 calves each year, Joanne Leigh has learnt a lot about calf rearing. As one of the guest speakers at the Dairy On PAR calf roadshow in Tasmania last year, Mrs Leigh was able to share a lot of useful tips with the 120 people who came along to one of the four sessions.
07 Nov 18 Rearing 6000 calves each year, Joanne Leigh has learnt a lot about calf rearing. As one of the guest speakers at the Dairy On PAR calf roadshow in Tasmania last year, Mrs Leigh was able...
Regional consultations on the proposed mandatory dairy code kick off on Thursday in Tasmania.
07 Nov 18 Regional consultations on the proposed mandatory dairy code kick off on Thursday in Tasmania.
The Global Dairy Trade continued its downward trend at the auction on Tuesday night, with a 2 per cent fall.
07 Nov 18 The Global Dairy Trade continued its downward trend at the auction on Tuesday night, with a 2 per cent fall.
A New Zealand Government discussion paper on the future of the dairy industry says most of the rules governing it are still relevant but change is on the horizon.
07 Nov 18 A New Zealand Government discussion paper on the future of the dairy industry says most of the rules governing it are still relevant but change is on the horizon.
In Australia, the majority of the animal welfare standards within our dairy industry are far superior to those in some other countries.
06 Nov 18 In Australia, the majority of the animal welfare standards within our dairy industry are far superior to those in some other countries.
The federal government is tweaking existing schemes to fix the holes in the farm labour workforce, increasing the annual backpacker intake to fill fruitpicking jobs, after the Nationals failed to convince their Coalition partner to create a new agricultural visa.
06 Nov 18 The federal government is tweaking existing schemes to fix the holes in the farm labour workforce, increasing the annual backpacker intake to fill fruitpicking jobs, after the Nationals...
Saputo has not been able to grow milk volumes processed in its new combined Murray Goulburn-Warrnambool Cheese and Butter business despite the integration delivering synergies ahead of schedule.
06 Nov 18 Saputo has not been able to grow milk volumes processed in its new combined Murray Goulburn-Warrnambool Cheese and Butter business despite the integration delivering synergies ahead of...
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Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation system. 
16 Apr 19 Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation...
A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts labour and fuel costs.
16 Apr 19 A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts...
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This project was doomed from the start. Sri Lanka's Department of Animal Production and Health
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What an awesome article, this will save so much time and money for farmers across the world with
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is expected that by 2025 the adoption of technologies for data capturing and monitoring system parameters will increase.
08 Apr 19 An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is...
Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the establishment and maintenance of traditional physical fences.
08 Apr 19 Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the...
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...