Fonterra moves in on NE Victoria

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is circling disgruntled Murray-Goulburn suppliers in the North East
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is circling disgruntled Murray-Goulburn suppliers in the North East
YOUNG farmers have gathered in Melbourne to attend the Young Dairy Network of Australia's annual forum. P
25 Nov 16 YOUNG farmers have gathered in Melbourne to attend the Young Dairy Network of Australia's annual forum. P
Australian milk production has plummetted 10.3 per cent this year on the back of low milk prices and tough seasonal conditions.
24 Nov 16 Australian milk production has plummetted 10.3 per cent this year on the back of low milk prices and tough seasonal conditions.
OUTRAGED farmers have blasted federal politicians for neglecting the needs of primary producers by failing to resolve the political deadlock over the backpacker tax during the final weeks of Parliament.
24 Nov 16 OUTRAGED farmers have blasted federal politicians for neglecting the needs of primary producers by failing to resolve the political deadlock over the backpacker tax during the final...
Victorian and New South Wales primary producers have called for a halt in any further water recovery, under the Murray Darling Basin plan.
24 Nov 16  1 Victorian and New South Wales primary producers have called for a halt in any further water recovery, under the Murray Darling Basin plan.
A former Coca Cola managing director, Mark Clark, has joined the Murray Goulburn (MG) as an independent non-executive director.
23 Nov 16 A former Coca Cola managing director, Mark Clark, has joined the Murray Goulburn (MG) as an independent non-executive director.
Farmers should not lose faith in co-operatives; farming needs to recharge the collaborative model, says the man chairing one of Australia's most successful dairy co-operatives.
22 Nov 16 Farmers should not lose faith in co-operatives; farming needs to recharge the collaborative model, says the man chairing one of Australia's most successful dairy co-operatives.
Australian cattle, sheep and goat producers will have their knowledge of on-farm food safety requirements assessed from January next year.
22 Nov 16 Australian cattle, sheep and goat producers will have their knowledge of on-farm food safety requirements assessed from January next year.
The opportunity for a close-up look at a once-a-day milking operation attracted farmers from across Gippsland and Victoria to Yannathan last week.
21 Nov 16 The opportunity for a close-up look at a once-a-day milking operation attracted farmers from across Gippsland and Victoria to Yannathan last week.
The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last  three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward.
21 Nov 16 The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward.
Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
18 Nov 16 Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) chief executive Phillip Glyde has acknowledged there has been significant socio-economic disruption, from the implementation of the Basin plan.
18 Nov 16  1 Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) chief executive Phillip Glyde has acknowledged there has been significant socio-economic disruption, from the implementation of the Basin plan.
Administrators have been appointed to run beleaguered Victorian milk company National Dairy Products (NDP).
17 Nov 16 Administrators have been appointed to run beleaguered Victorian milk company National Dairy Products (NDP).
Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn  may have overstated its earnings and in fact lost money heavily last financial year, a forensic accountant has claimed, raising a new round of questions over the accounts for the group.
17 Nov 16 Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn may have overstated its earnings and in fact lost money heavily last financial year, a forensic accountant has claimed, raising a new round of...
More consumers are choosing to support dairyfarmers by ignoring $1-a-litre supermarket own brand milk, according to the retail giants at an inquiry into farmgate milk prices.
17 Nov 16 More consumers are choosing to support dairyfarmers by ignoring $1-a-litre supermarket own brand milk, according to the retail giants at an inquiry into farmgate milk prices.
The head of Fonterra’s Australian operations, Judith Swales, has told a Senate inquiry the company warned the milk price was not sustainable.
16 Nov 16 The head of Fonterra’s Australian operations, Judith Swales, has told a Senate inquiry the company warned the milk price was not sustainable.
Murray Goulburn (MG) chairman Phillip Tracy has told a Senate inquiry the co-operative had started a review of its milk price payment mechanism.
16 Nov 16 Murray Goulburn (MG) chairman Phillip Tracy has told a Senate inquiry the co-operative had started a review of its milk price payment mechanism.
The New Zealand earthquake did not play a part in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction result, which saw dairy prices rise for the third consecutive fortnight, according to NZ ASB analyst Nathan Penny.
16 Nov 16 The New Zealand earthquake did not play a part in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction result, which saw dairy prices rise for the third consecutive fortnight, according to NZ ASB analyst...
Some ugly numbers in a bumper payout year convinced the Ferris family to take the palm kernel truck off speed dial and go all-grass dairyfarming.
15 Nov 16 Some ugly numbers in a bumper payout year convinced the Ferris family to take the palm kernel truck off speed dial and go all-grass dairyfarming.
The Caldermeade Farm & Cafe in Victoria's Gippsland, an hour outside Melbourne, is on sale with price expectations between $6 million and $7 million.
15 Nov 16 The Caldermeade Farm & Cafe in Victoria's Gippsland, an hour outside Melbourne, is on sale with price expectations between $6 million and $7 million.
The managing director of the beleaguered Victorian milk broker National Dairy, Tony Esposito, has said the company would survive, despite losing suppliers.
14 Nov 16 The managing director of the beleaguered Victorian milk broker National Dairy, Tony Esposito, has said the company would survive, despite losing suppliers.  | NDP on verge of collapse:... 
Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during this time they have focused intensively on how they manage their forage base and feeding systems.
14 Nov 16 Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during this time they have focused intensively on how they manage their...
At a time when Australia’s dairy industry has been under unprecedented pressure, dairy farmers of the NSW Mid Coast have rallied with Hunter Local Land Services (Hunter LLS) to start the innovative Mid-Coast Adaptable Dairy Farming Systems Project.
13 Nov 16 At a time when Australia’s dairy industry has been under unprecedented pressure, dairy farmers of the NSW Mid Coast have rallied with Hunter Local Land Services (Hunter LLS) to start the...
Ross McInnes has stepped down as the chairman of Subtropical Dairy Programme after seven years.
12 Nov 16 Ross McInnes has stepped down as the chairman of Subtropical Dairy Programme after seven years.
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The hotter the stack, the more the farmer has stuffed the nutritive value of that stack.22 Sep 17 The hotter the stack, the more the farmer has stuffed the nutritive value of that stack.
If some silage making rules are bent or broken, it can affect the environment.21 Sep 17 If some silage making rules are bent or broken, it can affect the environment.
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At what event was this said ?
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One of the most effective ways to combat the fake markets is to mass serialise the original
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ok then, lets extend it further, anything that is not raw dairy cow/sheep/goat/buffalo milk, is
Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and milk vats, must be registered with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
20 Sep 17 Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and...
When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his invention would improve her on-farm productivity and safety.
05 Sep 17 When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his...
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...