Code of practice revealed

The Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors is a major achievement for the industry and will help ensure greater transparency and fairness in milk supply and pricing.
The Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors is a major achievement for the industry and will help ensure greater transparency and fairness in milk supply and pricing.
The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
29 Jun 17 The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it will no longer accept excess seasonal milk, from other processors, during October to December.
29 Jun 17 Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it will no longer accept excess seasonal milk, from other processors, during October to December.
Existing institutional shareholders have rushed in to grab an extra slice of Bega Cheese, blocking new investor hopes of taking part in a $160 million capital raising by the dairy company.
28 Jun 17 Existing institutional shareholders have rushed in to grab an extra slice of Bega Cheese, blocking new investor hopes of taking part in a $160 million capital raising by the dairy company.
Japanese beer giant Kirin Holdings is believed to be reconsidering the future of its Australian dairy business, Lion Dairy & Drinks.
28 Jun 17 Japanese beer giant Kirin Holdings is believed to be reconsidering the future of its Australian dairy business, Lion Dairy & Drinks.
YOU probably wouldn’t expect to see a dairy factory right in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD, but just off Brunswick Street is a small, boutique dairy that supplies milk to hundreds of small businesses in the area.
27 Jun 17 YOU probably wouldn’t expect to see a dairy factory right in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD, but just off Brunswick Street is a small, boutique dairy that supplies milk to hundreds of...
Australia's largest mainland dairy farmer, Ace Farming, has brought in a major US-based investor to buy up two huge dairy farms in southern NSW, giving the industry a big boost of confidence following a difficult period for farmers.
26 Jun 17 Australia's largest mainland dairy farmer, Ace Farming, has brought in a major US-based investor to buy up two huge dairy farms in southern NSW, giving the industry a big boost of...
THERE is no doubt farmers need to be mindful when operating equipment in the workplace.
26 Jun 17 THERE is no doubt farmers need to be mindful when operating equipment in the workplace.
Moving into a new financial year is a busy planning period for dairy farm businesses. Dairy Australia's farm business management team suggest six things farmers can do now to help set up for the year ahead.
26 Jun 17 Moving into a new financial year is a busy planning period for dairy farm businesses. Dairy Australia's farm business management team suggest six things farmers can do now to help set up...
Bega Cheese has launched a $160 million capital raising plan.
23 Jun 17 Bega Cheese has launched a $160 million capital raising plan.
BREAKING: Murray Goulburn has increased its opening price to $5.20 a kilogram milk solids.
22 Jun 17  1 BREAKING: Murray Goulburn has increased its opening price to $5.20 a kilogram milk solids.
New Zealand Federated Farmers say the slight fall in the latest global dairy auction should not ring alarm bells.
21 Jun 17 New Zealand Federated Farmers say the slight fall in the latest global dairy auction should not ring alarm bells.
Fonterra has moved to clarify confusion over its opening price, after criticism from the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) and suppliers.
19 Jun 17 Fonterra has moved to clarify confusion over its opening price, after criticism from the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) and suppliers.
Feeding Pastures for Profit (FPFP) courses are being delivered across all dairy regions, providing farmers with guidance on how to achieve a profitable balance between home-grown feed and supplement use.
19 Jun 17 Feeding Pastures for Profit (FPFP) courses are being delivered across all dairy regions, providing farmers with guidance on how to achieve a profitable balance between home-grown feed...
THE Midfield Group is making a bold play to attract more dairy farmers to supply its new milk powder plant in Penola, South Australia, that is due to open next month.
16 Jun 17 THE Midfield Group is making a bold play to attract more dairy farmers to supply its new milk powder plant in Penola, South Australia, that is due to open next month.
ONE OF the major components of fertility in dairy cows is the management of the artificial insemination (AI) program. There is no single 'silver bullet' to achieving good pregnancy rates - it is all about attention to detail for several things.
16 Jun 17 ONE OF the major components of fertility in dairy cows is the management of the artificial insemination (AI) program. There is no single 'silver bullet' to achieving good pregnancy rates...
An analysis of opening dairy farmgate prices by Australian Dairyfarmer reveals the extent to which Murray Goulburn has slipped as a market leader.
15 Jun 17 An analysis of opening dairy farmgate prices by Australian Dairyfarmer reveals the extent to which Murray Goulburn has slipped as a market leader.
Fonterra Australia has announced an opening price of $5.30 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) for season 2017/18.
14 Jun 17 Fonterra Australia has announced an opening price of $5.30 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) for season 2017/18.
Troubled dairy company Bellamy's has unveiled a $60.4 million capital raising as part of a major overhaul that will see it take control of a new canning facility and recast its supply arrangement with sector giant Fonterra.
14 Jun 17 Troubled dairy company Bellamy's has unveiled a $60.4 million capital raising as part of a major overhaul that will see it take control of a new canning facility and recast its supply...
Increasing demand for A2 milk is a threat to the New Zealand dairy industry, according to NZ agribusiness expert Keith Woodford.
14 Jun 17 Increasing demand for A2 milk is a threat to the New Zealand dairy industry, according to NZ agribusiness expert Keith Woodford.
Australian dairy manufacturer Bulla Dairy Foods has taken the lead on new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) requirements.
13 Jun 17 Australian dairy manufacturer Bulla Dairy Foods has taken the lead on new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) requirements.
Australia's breeding indices work in identifying sires that produce more profitable herds, Professor Ben Hayes told the Herd 17 conference in March.
13 Jun 17 Australia's breeding indices work in identifying sires that produce more profitable herds, Professor Ben Hayes told the Herd 17 conference in March.
A niche Australian dairy powder maker Nature One Dairy has signed a strategic partnership with Chinese pharmacy giant Sinopharm.
12 Jun 17 A niche Australian dairy powder maker Nature One Dairy has signed a strategic partnership with Chinese pharmacy giant Sinopharm.
Murray Goulburn will sell the three milk processing facilities it is closing, including Edith Creek, but have not decided when the sale will happen.
12 Jun 17 Murray Goulburn will sell the three milk processing facilities it is closing, including Edith Creek, but have not decided when the sale will happen.
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Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation system. 
16 Apr 19 Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation...
A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts labour and fuel costs.
16 Apr 19 A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts...
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This project was doomed from the start. Sri Lanka's Department of Animal Production and Health
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What an awesome article, this will save so much time and money for farmers across the world with
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is expected that by 2025 the adoption of technologies for data capturing and monitoring system parameters will increase.
08 Apr 19 An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is...
Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the establishment and maintenance of traditional physical fences.
08 Apr 19 Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the...
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...