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MANY will recall this extraordinary sequence of events: In July 2015 record frosts were followed by the biggest August snowfall in years and subsequently soils were colder and wetter for longer than usual in early spring.
MANY will recall this extraordinary sequence of events: In July 2015 record frosts were followed by the biggest August snowfall in years and subsequently soils were colder and wetter for longer than usual in early spring.
THE US farm sector faces an anxious wait to see what President-elect Donald Trump’s ultimate position will be on trade policy, while leading a powerful Republican administration buoyed by his shock victory at yesterday’s election.
10 Nov 16 THE US farm sector faces an anxious wait to see what President-elect Donald Trump’s ultimate position will be on trade policy, while leading a powerful Republican administration buoyed...
Dairy Farmers Milk Co-operative’s (DFMC) new executive officer Mark Kebbell hits the ground running this week at the farmer-run supply group’s annual convention in Brisbane.
09 Nov 16 Dairy Farmers Milk Co-operative’s (DFMC) new executive officer Mark Kebbell hits the ground running this week at the farmer-run supply group’s annual convention in Brisbane.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has confirmed it’s promised dairy industry inquiry is to investigate competition between milk processors including contracts between processors and farmers.
09 Nov 16 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has confirmed it’s promised dairy industry inquiry is to investigate competition between milk processors including contracts...
Gippsland’s Macalister Demonstration Farm has been chosen as the site for a national project, using an extended network of properties to see how to get the best results, no matter what irrigation system was used.
08 Nov 16 Gippsland’s Macalister Demonstration Farm has been chosen as the site for a national project, using an extended network of properties to see how to get the best results, no matter what...
Murray Goulburn may be forced to write off the full amount of the support package provided earlier in the year to its milk suppliers after the group acknowledged that the $183 million scheme was adding to the financial pressures on dairy farmers in Victoria.
07 Nov 16 Murray Goulburn may be forced to write off the full amount of the support package provided earlier in the year to its milk suppliers after the group acknowledged that the $183 million...
October saw nearly triple the month’s long-term average inflows in the River Murray system, after heavy rain in the catchments.
07 Nov 16 October saw nearly triple the month’s long-term average inflows in the River Murray system, after heavy rain in the catchments.
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has returned to profit, citing a lower farmgate milk price as one of the key factors.
07 Nov 16 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has returned to profit, citing a lower farmgate milk price as one of the key factors.
The first 60 grant applications, under the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) dairy fund have been approved.
04 Nov 16 The first 60 grant applications, under the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) dairy fund have been approved.
The founding chairman of a group set up by Andrew Forrest to promote better food safety between Australia and China has been ensnared in one of the biggest milk powder scandals to hit the latter country in recent years.
04 Nov 16 The founding chairman of a group set up by Andrew Forrest to promote better food safety between Australia and China has been ensnared in one of the biggest milk powder scandals to hit...
HAVING met with dumped Western Australian dairyfarmers forced out of the industry, WA Food and Agriculture Minister Mark Lewis is “hopeful” a similar situation can be avoided in January.
03 Nov 16 HAVING met with dumped Western Australian dairyfarmers forced out of the industry, WA Food and Agriculture Minister Mark Lewis is “hopeful” a similar situation can be avoided in January.
Virtual fencing is a step closer towards becoming a commercial reality courtesy of a new partnership between Melbourne-based agri-tech startup Agersens and international agricultural company Gallagher.
03 Nov 16 Virtual fencing is a step closer towards becoming a commercial reality courtesy of a new partnership between Melbourne-based agri-tech startup Agersens and international agricultural...
IT is becoming increasingly common for dairy farmers to use synchronisation programs routinely in their artificial insemination breeding plans.
02 Nov 16 IT is becoming increasingly common for dairy farmers to use synchronisation programs routinely in their artificial insemination breeding plans.
Staggering, whopping, rocketing - dairy analysts have been searching for superlatives to describe the latest leap in world dairy prices as whole milk powder (WMP) climbed by 19.4 per cent overnight.
02 Nov 16 Staggering, whopping, rocketing - dairy analysts have been searching for superlatives to describe the latest leap in world dairy prices as whole milk powder (WMP) climbed by 19.4 per...
While demand from China and Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) countries for Australian milk continues to grow, export margins have been squeezed and could potentially tighten further, according to a recently-released industry report.
01 Nov 16 While demand from China and Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) countries for Australian milk continues to grow, export margins have been squeezed and could potentially...
AS it enters its third year, sales of the SA Dairyfarmers’ Association own brand of milk have continued to climb.
01 Nov 16 AS it enters its third year, sales of the SA Dairyfarmers’ Association own brand of milk have continued to climb.
Applications for the Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s $10,000 Tertiary Scholarships program will close at 5pm on Monday, November 7.
31 Oct 16 Applications for the Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s $10,000 Tertiary Scholarships program will close at 5pm on Monday, November 7.
HAVING dropped three dairy farmer suppliers last month, Brownes Dairy has told three premium-quality cheese maker customers it may not be able to supply them with raw milk for part of next year.
31 Oct 16 HAVING dropped three dairy farmer suppliers last month, Brownes Dairy has told three premium-quality cheese maker customers it may not be able to supply them with raw milk for part of...
Murray Goulburn's four new directors said they would back a review of the board structure at the company's annual general meeting on Friday.
28 Oct 16 Murray Goulburn's four new directors said they would back a review of the board structure at the company's annual general meeting on Friday.
GEA has installed the United Kingdom’s first automatic rotary milking dairy at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
28 Oct 16 GEA has installed the United Kingdom’s first automatic rotary milking dairy at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
Fonterra has stepped up its Australian farmgate milk price to $5.10 a kilogram milk solids (MS).
27 Oct 16 Fonterra has stepped up its Australian farmgate milk price to $5.10 a kilogram milk solids (MS).
UPDATED: Murray Goulburn (MG) has changed its controversial Milk Supply Support Package in a bid to stem the loss of milk supply from the company.
27 Oct 16 UPDATED: Murray Goulburn (MG) has changed its controversial Milk Supply Support Package in a bid to stem the loss of milk supply from the company.
Dairy farmers have warned Australia could soon be importing milk from New Zealand and other countries if the crisis enveloping the dairy industry is not addressed.
26 Oct 16 Dairy farmers have warned Australia could soon be importing milk from New Zealand and other countries if the crisis enveloping the dairy industry is not addressed.
The new Chinese owner of Australia's largest dairy farm - VDL Farms - will export fresh milk to China from next year.
26 Oct 16 The new Chinese owner of Australia's largest dairy farm - VDL Farms - will export fresh milk to China from next year.
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DATA driven quality performance indicators are helping Hans and Kerrin van Wees and Jakob Malmo to achieve high production from a pasture-based dairy system in Gippsland, Victoria. 
03 Apr 18 DATA driven quality performance indicators are helping Hans and Kerrin van Wees and Jakob Malmo to achieve high...
Seed is the most important input into any crop or pasture that is sown.03 Apr 18 Seed is the most important input into any crop or pasture that is sown.
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Amen! From start to finish - especially the "deafening silence". The number of times I've heard
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Miracle Whip changed to Mayo...I know it was bought out by Bega. It is no longer on the shelves.
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Received your email re Crozier Street, V/Harbor. As one of many residents in Rapid Drive,
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...