Processors play down supply concerns

Victorian National Party leader Peter Walsh says he’s concerned at what appears to be a disconnect between the number of dairy farmers leaving the industry and processing sector expansion.
Victorian National Party leader Peter Walsh says he’s concerned at what appears to be a disconnect between the number of dairy farmers leaving the industry and processing sector expansion.
Global dairy prices continue to decline with the Global Dairy Trade auction down 3.5 per cent on Tuesday night.
21 Nov 18 Global dairy prices continue to decline with the Global Dairy Trade auction down 3.5 per cent on Tuesday night.
Facing the toughest season in memory, South Australian dairy farmer Geraldine Dohnt sees the value in reaching out to her peers and her community for support.
21 Nov 18 Facing the toughest season in memory, South Australian dairy farmer Geraldine Dohnt sees the value in reaching out to her peers and her community for support.
The build-up of solids or sludge in an effluent system can be problematic as it can reduce the storage volume in single-pond systems and increase transfer of solids into the second pond or storage pond(s) in multiple-pond systems.
20 Nov 18 The build-up of solids or sludge in an effluent system can be problematic as it can reduce the storage volume in single-pond systems and increase transfer of solids into the second pond...
The choice of bedding system and the type of bedding materials used in cow housing facilities will have a substantial impact on the management, and even design, of that facility.
20 Nov 18 The choice of bedding system and the type of bedding materials used in cow housing facilities will have a substantial impact on the management, and even design, of that facility.
When starting dairy farming during the worst drought in a century, a helping hand is much appreciated.
20 Nov 18 When starting dairy farming during the worst drought in a century, a helping hand is much appreciated.
Their rich farming history stretches back to the wool pioneering days of the Macarthur family.
19 Nov 18 Their rich farming history stretches back to the wool pioneering days of the Macarthur family.
AIMING to drive production and breed the best cows they can, South Australian dairy farmers Graeme and Michele Hamilton and their son Craig, are focused on keeping good records to help them make informed decisions.
19 Nov 18 AIMING to drive production and breed the best cows they can, South Australian dairy farmers Graeme and Michele Hamilton and their son Craig, are focused on keeping good records to help...
Grooming behaviour is expressed by many animals, including cows, and helps them maintain a healthy coat and skin.
19 Nov 18 Grooming behaviour is expressed by many animals, including cows, and helps them maintain a healthy coat and skin.
A new report from Dairy Australia has highlighted the important contribution flavoured milk can have as part of a balanced diet.
18 Nov 18 A new report from Dairy Australia has highlighted the important contribution flavoured milk can have as part of a balanced diet.
There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush, only to discover that the new one is worse than the one it replaced.
17 Nov 18 There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush, only to discover that the new one is worse than the one it replaced.
With fodder and grain prices high, it becomes even more important to know how much feed is needed in the coming months to meet milk production requirements.
16 Nov 18 With fodder and grain prices high, it becomes even more important to know how much feed is needed in the coming months to meet milk production requirements.
A leading South Australian dairy farmer has urged his colleagues to attend the Victorian meetings on the proposed Mandatory Dairy Code, after a poor turnout in that state and Tasmania.
16 Nov 18 A leading South Australian dairy farmer has urged his colleagues to attend the Victorian meetings on the proposed Mandatory Dairy Code, after a poor turnout in that state and Tasmania.
A dairy field trip, organised by the Barossa and Light Regional Science Hub, will take place this Saturday, November 17, which will take participants on a tour of Jersey Fresh.
16 Nov 18 A dairy field trip, organised by the Barossa and Light Regional Science Hub, will take place this Saturday, November 17, which will take participants on a tour of Jersey Fresh.
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 next February 19-21.
15 Nov 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 next February 19-21.
Cheesemonger Anthony Femia says consumers in the United States can't get enough of Australian style marinated cheese.
15 Nov 18 Cheesemonger Anthony Femia says consumers in the United States can't get enough of Australian style marinated cheese.
Sixty dairy farmers in South East Queensland will get a share in $1 million raised from increasing the price of two popular milk brands.
15 Nov 18  1 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.
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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...
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it...
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Don't fall for the processors changing their contracts. They can change them back again without
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This is all very nice for specific LIon suppliers but it does absolutely nothig for the wider
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This is well-written, covers what's going on well. It highlights how wrong the processors
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...
The floodplain around Kerang and Swan Hill in north-west Victoria is dotted with depressions and surrounding windblown lunettes.29 Nov 18 The floodplain around Kerang and Swan Hill in north-west Victoria is dotted with depressions and surrounding...
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...