Communities reel from MG decision

Rochester, Vic, Edith Creek, Tas, and Kiewa, Vic, communities are in shock following the decision by Murray Goulburn to close its factories in those towns.
Rochester, Vic, Edith Creek, Tas, and Kiewa, Vic, communities are in shock following the decision by Murray Goulburn to close its factories in those towns.
FOR decades Kiewa Country milk cartons have graced store shelves, but Murray Goulburn will not guarantee the brand will continue.
03 May 17 FOR decades Kiewa Country milk cartons have graced store shelves, but Murray Goulburn will not guarantee the brand will continue.
Rochester, Vic, organisations have vowed to help the Rochester community in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that the Murray Goulburn dairy-processing plant would close.
03 May 17 Rochester, Vic, organisations have vowed to help the Rochester community in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that the Murray Goulburn dairy-processing plant would close.
Corporate advisers convinced the Murray Goulburn dairy co-operative its unpopular retrospective claw-back of farmgate payments was driving the company into the ground.
03 May 17 Corporate advisers convinced the Murray Goulburn dairy co-operative its unpopular retrospective claw-back of farmgate payments was driving the company into the ground.
South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to electricity outages.
03 May 17 South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to electricity outages.
Disappointment and bewilderment sum up the reaction from Queensland dairyfarmers after the Parliamentary committee report into the Fair Milk Price Logo Bill recommended that it not be passed.
02 May 17 Disappointment and bewilderment sum up the reaction from Queensland dairyfarmers after the Parliamentary committee report into the Fair Milk Price Logo Bill recommended that it not be...
Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MG) has buckled under the weight of bad publicity and dairy industry pressure, abandoning its controversial milk price repayment program.
02 May 17 Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MG) has buckled under the weight of bad publicity and dairy industry pressure, abandoning its controversial milk price repayment program.
About 35 vehicles collide with livestock on Tasmanian roads each year, on average.
02 May 17 About 35 vehicles collide with livestock on Tasmanian roads each year, on average.
Victorian dairyfarmers have welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission action against Murray Goulburn.
01 May 17 Victorian dairyfarmers have welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission action against Murray Goulburn.
Guns and tools worth thousands of dollars were stolen during two burglaries targeting a business and dairy farm in south-west Victoria at the weekend.
01 May 17 Guns and tools worth thousands of dollars were stolen during two burglaries targeting a business and dairy farm in south-west Victoria at the weekend.
Dairyfarmer groups have welcomed the news that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will launch legal proceedings over last year's price stepdown.
01 May 17 Dairyfarmer groups have welcomed the news that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will launch legal proceedings over last year's price stepdown.
A shift by consumers to eat more natural foods such as Western Star butter underpinned Fonterra’s decision to build new $6.2 million cold storage facilities at Cobden, Victoria, Fonterra Cobden plant manager Bruce Manson says.
30 Apr 17 A shift by consumers to eat more natural foods such as Western Star butter underpinned Fonterra’s decision to build new $6.2 million cold storage facilities at Cobden, Victoria, Fonterra...
Flood-affected farmers in the Lismore, NSW, local government area have been told they can apply for grants up to $10,000 with other council areas yet to be assessed.
29 Apr 17 Flood-affected farmers in the Lismore, NSW, local government area have been told they can apply for grants up to $10,000 with other council areas yet to be assessed.
THE competition watch-dog has announced it is taking legal action against Murray Goulburn following an investigation into last year’s dairy industry crisis but won’t be pursuing claims against another milk processor Fonterra Australia.
28 Apr 17 THE competition watch-dog has announced it is taking legal action against Murray Goulburn following an investigation into last year’s dairy industry crisis but won’t be pursuing claims...
Investors were breathing a sigh of relief that Donald Trump averted any immediate trade showdown with China, but disturbing signs are emerging of a new unlikely trade war between the United States and Canada.
28 Apr 17 Investors were breathing a sigh of relief that Donald Trump averted any immediate trade showdown with China, but disturbing signs are emerging of a new unlikely trade war between the...
Burra Foods suppliers will receive their Burra Supply Incentive in their milk payments from next month, rather than having to wait until the end of the season.
28 Apr 17 Burra Foods suppliers will receive their Burra Supply Incentive in their milk payments from next month, rather than having to wait until the end of the season.
Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has announced the appointment of David Inall as its new chief executive officer (CEO).
27 Apr 17 Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has announced the appointment of David Inall as its new chief executive officer (CEO).
A South Australian Dairy Industry Fund project exploring what farmers want to see in their contractual arrangements with milk processors is attracting national interest.
27 Apr 17 A South Australian Dairy Industry Fund project exploring what farmers want to see in their contractual arrangements with milk processors is attracting national interest.
The Gardiner Dairy Foundation has announced that four Tertiary Scholarships have been awarded to students undertaking study in 2017.
27 Apr 17 The Gardiner Dairy Foundation has announced that four Tertiary Scholarships have been awarded to students undertaking study in 2017.
The A2 Milk Company is more upbeat about nutritional formula sales to China having previously warned it was anticipating lower sales in the second half of 2016-17 than the first half.
26 Apr 17 The A2 Milk Company is more upbeat about nutritional formula sales to China having previously warned it was anticipating lower sales in the second half of 2016-17 than the first half.
Bega Cheese says it is on track to wrap up its purchase of Mondelez’s Kraft brand grocery business in Australia and New Zealand on or before June 30.
26 Apr 17 Bega Cheese says it is on track to wrap up its purchase of Mondelez’s Kraft brand grocery business in Australia and New Zealand on or before June 30.
DIVERSIFYING their business helped South Australian dairyfarmers Lorraine and Brian Robertson remain in the industry when dairy giants Murray Goulburn and Fonterra dropped prices to below the cost of production in 2016.
24 Apr 17 DIVERSIFYING their business helped South Australian dairyfarmers Lorraine and Brian Robertson remain in the industry when dairy giants Murray Goulburn and Fonterra dropped prices to...
A FAIR Milk Price Logo Bill would help south-west dairy farmers, but more sweeping changes are needed, according to a south-west dairy farmer.
21 Apr 17 A FAIR Milk Price Logo Bill would help south-west dairy farmers, but more sweeping changes are needed, according to a south-west dairy farmer.
The federal government’s sudden cancellation of the 457 skilled migrant visa program is spreading uncertainty and concern among dairy industry players.
21 Apr 17 The federal government’s sudden cancellation of the 457 skilled migrant visa program is spreading uncertainty and concern among dairy industry players.
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Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre as part of the Dairy On PAR project.
05 May 17 Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute...
Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
24 Mar 17 Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown...
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Farmers angry at the unfairness to them or to other farmers who switched, and / or who are
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Where was the ADF support for dairy farmers back in April 2016? Nobody from ADF spoke out
As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
9:42 AM As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to electricity outages. 
03 May 17 South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to...
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