Global market still vital to Australia

The global dairy market is still vital to Australia, despite exports taking a smaller share of production, the Australian Dairy Conference in Adelaide in February was told.
The global dairy market is still vital to Australia, despite exports taking a smaller share of production, the Australian Dairy Conference in Adelaide in February was told.
Farmers at the first Victorian Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy inquiry hearing, in Traralgon, have expressed grave concerns they could still be affected by price clawbacks.
15 Feb 17 Farmers at the first Victorian Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy inquiry hearing, in Traralgon, have expressed grave concerns they could still be affected by...
A Farmers’ Fund grant has helped a South Gippsland young farmer weather a tough season.
14 Feb 17  1 A Farmers’ Fund grant has helped a South Gippsland young farmer weather a tough season.
Further to the announcement on 12 December 2016, Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) confirms that Ari Mervis has this week commenced as chief executive officer and managing director.
14 Feb 17 Further to the announcement on 12 December 2016, Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) confirms that Ari Mervis has this week commenced as chief executive officer and managing...
In the days after Bellamy's Australia admitted in a vaguely worded statement to problems in China, the infant formula maker hurriedly established a war room in the Melbourne offices of law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
13 Feb 17 In the days after Bellamy's Australia admitted in a vaguely worded statement to problems in China, the infant formula maker hurriedly established a war room in the Melbourne offices of...
The current state of the dairy industry is causing angst among farmers.
11 Feb 17 The current state of the dairy industry is causing angst among farmers.
A $3 million plan to get 30 underpasses constructed in NSW for dairy farms is still sitting on the drawing books despite a promise from the NSW State Government to pursue the idea.
10 Feb 17 A $3 million plan to get 30 underpasses constructed in NSW for dairy farms is still sitting on the drawing books despite a promise from the NSW State Government to pursue the idea.
SALES of Woolworth's premium house-brand milk Farmers' Own continue to grow on the back of consumer desire to support dairyfarmers.
10 Feb 17 SALES of Woolworth's premium house-brand milk Farmers' Own continue to grow on the back of consumer desire to support dairyfarmers.
Troubled milk broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) will now go into liquidation.
09 Feb 17 Troubled milk broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) will now go into liquidation.
From little things big things grow. That famous line from Paul Kelly's song certainly holds true for a Dubbo, NSW, family-run dairy operation, Little Big Dairy Company.
09 Feb 17 From little things big things grow. That famous line from Paul Kelly's song certainly holds true for a Dubbo, NSW, family-run dairy operation, Little Big Dairy Company.
LEGISLATIVE amendments aimed at expediting the delivery of Farm Household Allowance support payments to aid farmers in financial strife, will be introduced in federal parliament on Thursday.
09 Feb 17 LEGISLATIVE amendments aimed at expediting the delivery of Farm Household Allowance support payments to aid farmers in financial strife, will be introduced in federal parliament on...
World dairy prices rose 1.3 per cent at auction overnight.
08 Feb 17 World dairy prices rose 1.3 per cent at auction overnight.
PRACTICAL examples demonstrating how the laws of supply and demand were simply not delivering a fair farmgate milk price were provided by frustrated and desperate dairy producers this week as part of a fair trading investigation.
08 Feb 17 PRACTICAL examples demonstrating how the laws of supply and demand were simply not delivering a fair farmgate milk price were provided by frustrated and desperate dairy producers this...
New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP).
06 Feb 17 New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the...
INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday had started, more than 100 dairyfarmers were in the room.
06 Feb 17 INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday...
South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
06 Feb 17 South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
06 Feb 17 DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
03 Feb 17 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
03 Feb 17 Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
02 Feb 17  1 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
Milk price step downs should only be applied as an “extreme option”, Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin, told the Senate dairy inquiry on Thursday.
02 Feb 17 Milk price step downs should only be applied as an “extreme option”, Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin, told the Senate dairy inquiry on Thursday.
Claims by the former Murray Goulburn (MG) chief executive Gary Helou that corporate regulators were yet to contact him, have been met with alarm by a Victorian dairy industry leader.
02 Feb 17 Claims by the former Murray Goulburn (MG) chief executive Gary Helou that corporate regulators were yet to contact him, have been met with alarm by a Victorian dairy industry leader.
Fonterra Australia has lifted its average farmgate milk price to $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids.
02 Feb 17 Fonterra Australia has lifted its average farmgate milk price to $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids.
Gary Helou has stood by the strategy he adopted as Murray Goulburn's managing director despite the catastrophic farmgate milk price cut last April.
01 Feb 17 Gary Helou has stood by the strategy he adopted as Murray Goulburn's managing director despite the catastrophic farmgate milk price cut last April.
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Effective pasture management is one of the most important aspects of successful dairy production, yet many dairyfarmers are not using pasture measurement equipment.17 Feb 18 Effective pasture management is one of the most important aspects of successful dairy production, yet many...
ALLORA, Qld, dairy farmers Andrew and Chris Mullins, Queensland, have been operating in partnership for the past ten years and have a clear vision on how they produce, plus manage, their forage feeding systems. 
05 Feb 18 ALLORA, Qld, dairy farmers Andrew and Chris Mullins, Queensland, have been operating in partnership for the past ten...
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Received your email re Crozier Street, V/Harbor. As one of many residents in Rapid Drive,
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The dairy industry has so distressed me and members of my family that my adult daughter is
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Just wondering if it is true that you will be discontinuing the Devondale long life cream
Like a lot of dairyfarmers, Steven and Leanne Wieland's Boonah, Qld, business has grown in the past decade.13 Feb 18 Like a lot of dairyfarmers, Steven and Leanne Wieland's Boonah, Qld, business has grown in the past decade.
A Western Australian dairyfarmer says his simple effluent management system is the most cost-effective and labour efficient for his farm.
06 Feb 18 A Western Australian dairyfarmer says his simple effluent management system is the most cost-effective and labour...
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...