NSW dairy inquiry identifies cost pressure

A NSW Upper House inquiry has pinpointed that the dairy industry needs immediate help to end the cost pressures driving many dairyfarmers to the wall.
A NSW Upper House inquiry has pinpointed that the dairy industry needs immediate help to end the cost pressures driving many dairyfarmers to the wall.
Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance persistence of pasture.
26 Dec 18 Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance persistence of pasture.
A big moo-ry Christmas from the team at Australian Dairyfarmer - editors Carlene Dowie and advertising manager Peter Roach.
25 Dec 18 A big moo-ry Christmas from the team at Australian Dairyfarmer - editors Carlene Dowie and advertising manager Peter Roach.
OPINION: If anyone doubts the impact of consumer and wider society demands on our industry, a few stories that have appeared on our website recently should change their view.
24 Dec 18 OPINION: If anyone doubts the impact of consumer and wider society demands on our industry, a few stories that have appeared on our website recently should change their view.
Australia's dairy industry is set to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the sector head-on at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra from February 19-21.
23 Dec 18 Australia's dairy industry is set to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the sector head-on at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra from February 19-21.
A spotlight is being put on safety as the summer school holidays approach and children and visitors begin spending more time on the nation's dairy farms.
22 Dec 18 A spotlight is being put on safety as the summer school holidays approach and children and visitors begin spending more time on the nation's dairy farms.
The remnant company shell left in the wake of this year’s sale of Murray Goulburn’s dairy business assets to Saputo Inc is planning to delist itself from the Australian Securities Exchange.
21 Dec 18 The remnant company shell left in the wake of this year’s sale of Murray Goulburn’s dairy business assets to Saputo Inc is planning to delist itself from the Australian Securities...
BEGA shares tumbled more than 12 per cent after the dairy manufacturer said drought and farmgate pricing pressure would hurt its milk processing division and overall bottom line in the coming year.
20 Dec 18 BEGA shares tumbled more than 12 per cent after the dairy manufacturer said drought and farmgate pricing pressure would hurt its milk processing division and overall bottom line in the...
Global Dairy Trade auction prices increased 1.7 per cent on Tuesday night, consolidating the gains achieved in the previous auction on December 4.
19 Dec 18 Global Dairy Trade auction prices increased 1.7 per cent on Tuesday night, consolidating the gains achieved in the previous auction on December 4.
Seven of Victoria’s young dairy leaders have been selected to participate in the 2019 New Zealand Study Tour in February.
17 Dec 18 Seven of Victoria’s young dairy leaders have been selected to participate in the 2019 New Zealand Study Tour in February.
This highly productive dairy farm is located at Dixie in the Western District.
17 Dec 18 This highly productive dairy farm is located at Dixie in the Western District.
Australia’s Water ministers have reached agreement on a new test, guaranteeing positive, or neutral, socio-economic outcomes for any further recovery of Murray Darling Basin environmental water.
14 Dec 18 Australia’s Water ministers have reached agreement on a new test, guaranteeing positive, or neutral, socio-economic outcomes for any further recovery of Murray Darling Basin...
A ban on retrospective milk price step downs and having opening milk prices available on a central database on June 1 to allow farmers to easily compare price offers are among the issues being discussed in the proposed mandatory dairy industry code of conduct.
14 Dec 18 A ban on retrospective milk price step downs and having opening milk prices available on a central database on June 1 to allow farmers to easily compare price offers are among the issues...
Fonterra's New Zealand suppliers are crying foul after the co-op cut the level of payments they were expecting to receive.
13 Dec 18 Fonterra's New Zealand suppliers are crying foul after the co-op cut the level of payments they were expecting to receive.
A leading corporate law expert says the reaction to the penalties imposed on former Murray Goulburn head Gary Helou is perfectly understandable.
13 Dec 18 A leading corporate law expert says the reaction to the penalties imposed on former Murray Goulburn head Gary Helou is perfectly understandable.
Australia’s peak dairy industry body has added its voice to calls to the Federal Government to release the Sefton & Associates socio-economic neutrality test report, on the further recovery of environmental upwater.
12 Dec 18 Australia’s peak dairy industry body has added its voice to calls to the Federal Government to release the Sefton & Associates socio-economic neutrality test report, on the further...
Dairy product export volumes and values had dipped overall this financial year, in line with production levels, according to the latest figures released last week.
12 Dec 18 Dairy product export volumes and values had dipped overall this financial year, in line with production levels, according to the latest figures released last week.
It is crucial an increase is made to the farm gate milk price otherwise dairy farms around the country could be forced to close, a Bega Valley farmer has said.
10 Dec 18 It is crucial an increase is made to the farm gate milk price otherwise dairy farms around the country could be forced to close, a Bega Valley farmer has said.
WESTERN Dairy has a new chairwoman and two new directors.
10 Dec 18 WESTERN Dairy has a new chairwoman and two new directors.
Dry seasonal conditions across northern Victoria and east Gippsland continue to take their toll on the state’s rural sector, with Victorian farmer confidence remaining subdued at near-decade lows.
09 Dec 18 Dry seasonal conditions across northern Victoria and east Gippsland continue to take their toll on the state’s rural sector, with Victorian farmer confidence remaining subdued at...
Victorian irrigators would be about one billion dollars richer if they sold their water to the Commonwealth today rather than in 2008, according to the Victorian Farmers Federation.
08 Dec 18 Victorian irrigators would be about one billion dollars richer if they sold their water to the Commonwealth today rather than in 2008, according to the Victorian Farmers Federation.
A Gippsland dairy farmer has been appointed United Dairyfarmers of Victoria president.
07 Dec 18 A Gippsland dairy farmer has been appointed United Dairyfarmers of Victoria president.
It has been a big year for the dairy industry and Australian Dairy Farmers – sometimes difficult, but often rewarding.
07 Dec 18 It has been a big year for the dairy industry and Australian Dairy Farmers – sometimes difficult, but often rewarding.
The former boss of one-time dairy giant Murray Goulburn has copped $200,000 in penalties after admitting the company lied about a likely payment to farmers for the 2016 season.
06 Dec 18 The former boss of one-time dairy giant Murray Goulburn has copped $200,000 in penalties after admitting the company lied about a likely payment to farmers for the 2016 season.
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Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance persistence of pasture. 
26 Dec 18 Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance...
A new definition of 'genetically modified' currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new...
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What I find confusion and strange is that the NEW AUSTRALIAN DAIRY PLAN has not got any form or
Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group, located at Cape Grim, Tasmania.29 Dec 18 Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group,...
Australian Dairyfarmer's Jeanette Severs checked out the range of new and interesting products and services on show at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo in September, while Peter Roach caught up with suppliers at the Elmore Field Days in October.02 Dec 18 Australian Dairyfarmer's Jeanette Severs checked out the range of new and interesting products and services on show...
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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...