Australian infant formula maker banned in China

Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) chief executive Phillip Glyde has acknowledged there has been significant socio-economic disruption, from the implementation of the Basin plan.
18 Nov 16  1 Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) chief executive Phillip Glyde has acknowledged there has been significant socio-economic disruption, from the implementation of the Basin plan.
Administrators have been appointed to run beleaguered Victorian milk company National Dairy Products (NDP).
17 Nov 16 Administrators have been appointed to run beleaguered Victorian milk company National Dairy Products (NDP).
Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn  may have overstated its earnings and in fact lost money heavily last financial year, a forensic accountant has claimed, raising a new round of questions over the accounts for the group.
17 Nov 16 Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn may have overstated its earnings and in fact lost money heavily last financial year, a forensic accountant has claimed, raising a new round of...
More consumers are choosing to support dairyfarmers by ignoring $1-a-litre supermarket own brand milk, according to the retail giants at an inquiry into farmgate milk prices.
17 Nov 16 More consumers are choosing to support dairyfarmers by ignoring $1-a-litre supermarket own brand milk, according to the retail giants at an inquiry into farmgate milk prices.
The head of Fonterra’s Australian operations, Judith Swales, has told a Senate inquiry the company warned the milk price was not sustainable.
16 Nov 16 The head of Fonterra’s Australian operations, Judith Swales, has told a Senate inquiry the company warned the milk price was not sustainable.
Murray Goulburn (MG) chairman Phillip Tracy has told a Senate inquiry the co-operative had started a review of its milk price payment mechanism.
16 Nov 16 Murray Goulburn (MG) chairman Phillip Tracy has told a Senate inquiry the co-operative had started a review of its milk price payment mechanism.
The New Zealand earthquake did not play a part in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction result, which saw dairy prices rise for the third consecutive fortnight, according to NZ ASB analyst Nathan Penny.
16 Nov 16 The New Zealand earthquake did not play a part in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction result, which saw dairy prices rise for the third consecutive fortnight, according to NZ ASB analyst...
Some ugly numbers in a bumper payout year convinced the Ferris family to take the palm kernel truck off speed dial and go all-grass dairyfarming.
15 Nov 16 Some ugly numbers in a bumper payout year convinced the Ferris family to take the palm kernel truck off speed dial and go all-grass dairyfarming.
The Caldermeade Farm & Cafe in Victoria's Gippsland, an hour outside Melbourne, is on sale with price expectations between $6 million and $7 million.
15 Nov 16 The Caldermeade Farm & Cafe in Victoria's Gippsland, an hour outside Melbourne, is on sale with price expectations between $6 million and $7 million.
The managing director of the beleaguered Victorian milk broker National Dairy, Tony Esposito, has said the company would survive, despite losing suppliers.
14 Nov 16 The managing director of the beleaguered Victorian milk broker National Dairy, Tony Esposito, has said the company would survive, despite losing suppliers.  | NDP on verge of collapse:... 
Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during this time they have focused intensively on how they manage their forage base and feeding systems.
14 Nov 16 Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during this time they have focused intensively on how they manage their...
At a time when Australia’s dairy industry has been under unprecedented pressure, dairy farmers of the NSW Mid Coast have rallied with Hunter Local Land Services (Hunter LLS) to start the innovative Mid-Coast Adaptable Dairy Farming Systems Project.
13 Nov 16 At a time when Australia’s dairy industry has been under unprecedented pressure, dairy farmers of the NSW Mid Coast have rallied with Hunter Local Land Services (Hunter LLS) to start the...
Ross McInnes has stepped down as the chairman of Subtropical Dairy Programme after seven years.
12 Nov 16 Ross McInnes has stepped down as the chairman of Subtropical Dairy Programme after seven years.
Suppliers of Victorian milk broker National Dairy Products (NDP) say the company owes them hundreds of thousands of dollars, with many already switching processors.
11 Nov 16 Suppliers of Victorian milk broker National Dairy Products (NDP) say the company owes them hundreds of thousands of dollars, with many already switching processors.
Grasses of the future will make animals healthier, more productive and reduce their impact on the environment.
11 Nov 16 Grasses of the future will make animals healthier, more productive and reduce their impact on the environment.
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.
10 Nov 16 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...
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.
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With hay season approaching, it's worth checking the hay baler before heading out into the paddock.
25 Jul 18 With hay season approaching, it's worth checking the hay baler before heading out into the paddock.
University of Melbourne research has shown nitrification inhibitors, used with standard fertiliser rates, were ineffective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
23 Jul 18 University of Melbourne research has shown nitrification inhibitors, used with standard fertiliser rates, were...
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If MR Saputo thinks that by having his factories running at 97-98% utilization will help him get
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This is rubbish compared to what was originally proposed
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The helmet requirement is plain stupid as is mandatory helmets on pushbikes - have a read of the
A $2.7 million upgrade to its Woolnorth, Tasmania, dairy The Gums will enable Moon Lake to increase the farm’s capacity and efficiency.
26 Jul 18 A $2.7 million upgrade to its Woolnorth, Tasmania, dairy The Gums will enable Moon Lake to increase the farm’s...
At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 cows.10 Jul 18 At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 cows.
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...