Fonterra slashes forecast NZ farmgate price

Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among processors.
01 Sep 18  1 Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among...
New research suggests that increasing irrigation efficiency does not mean more water for the environment.
31 Aug 18 New research suggests that increasing irrigation efficiency does not mean more water for the environment.
Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
31 Aug 18 Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
Smart farmers, who are good at what they’re doing, is the only way the dairy industry will survive in the Murray region.
30 Aug 18 Smart farmers, who are good at what they’re doing, is the only way the dairy industry will survive in the Murray region.
Faced with the universal business problem of rising power costs, dairyfarmer Quentin Moxey struck on a novel solution.
30 Aug 18 Faced with the universal business problem of rising power costs, dairyfarmer Quentin Moxey struck on a novel solution.
With dairy commodity markets relatively stable and farm inputs markets across the country under sustained pressure, farm costs are the most uncertain element in the profitability equation for the months ahead.
30 Aug 18  1 With dairy commodity markets relatively stable and farm inputs markets across the country under sustained pressure, farm costs are the most uncertain element in the profitability...
WITH rising land values, particularly in traditional dairy areas, farm ownership may not be an option for many young people coming up in the sector, but according to a panel of young dairyfarmers, there are many paths into the industry.
29 Aug 18 WITH rising land values, particularly in traditional dairy areas, farm ownership may not be an option for many young people coming up in the sector, but according to a panel of young...
The cost of feed – whether fodder or irrigation water – is driving a sell off of dairy cows in Northern Victoria.
29 Aug 18 The cost of feed – whether fodder or irrigation water – is driving a sell off of dairy cows in Northern Victoria.
With 750 cows being milked now, growing to more than 1000 by the end of calving, sourcing hay and fodder is a constant and expensive exercise for Maffra dairy farmer Justin Johnston.
23 Aug 18 With 750 cows being milked now, growing to more than 1000 by the end of calving, sourcing hay and fodder is a constant and expensive exercise for Maffra dairy farmer Justin Johnston.
Prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
22 Aug 18 Prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
FACTORS that make some Western Australian dairyfarmers “better suited” to supply milk to one processor over another will become increasingly important as the State’s industry undergoes significant change.
22 Aug 18 FACTORS that make some Western Australian dairyfarmers “better suited” to supply milk to one processor over another will become increasingly important as the State’s industry undergoes...
The Bega signs officially went up at Koroit on Friday, marking the first day of business for the company at the former Murray Goulburn factory.
20 Aug 18 The Bega signs officially went up at Koroit on Friday, marking the first day of business for the company at the former Murray Goulburn factory.
Brighter prospects of higher Victorian farm gate milk prices, due to a downturn in global milk supply, may be dampened by a sharp jump in production costs, according to analysts.
17 Aug 18 Brighter prospects of higher Victorian farm gate milk prices, due to a downturn in global milk supply, may be dampened by a sharp jump in production costs, according to analysts.
National hay and fodder prices have skyrocketed in recent months, imposing further hardships on farmers dealing with unfavourable seasonal conditions.
17 Aug 18 National hay and fodder prices have skyrocketed in recent months, imposing further hardships on farmers dealing with unfavourable seasonal conditions.
Northern Victorian dairy farmers say the triple whammy of high water, grain and hay prices have left many in a precarious position.
16 Aug 18 Northern Victorian dairy farmers say the triple whammy of high water, grain and hay prices have left many in a precarious position.
An Australian agricultural fund backed by the $US129 billion ($176 billion) pension fund – the Washington State Investment Board – has purchased more than $50 million worth of dairy farms in Tasmania's north west.
15 Aug 18 An Australian agricultural fund backed by the $US129 billion ($176 billion) pension fund – the Washington State Investment Board – has purchased more than $50 million worth of dairy...
Fonterra has announced that Miles Hurrell will take over as the co-operative's interim chief executive with immediate effect - a move described by Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew Hoggard as
15 Aug 18 Fonterra has announced that Miles Hurrell will take over as the co-operative's interim chief executive with immediate effect - a move described by Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved the sale of the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory to Bega Cheese.
13 Aug 18 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved the sale of the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory to Bega Cheese.
NSW Farmers has welcomed the long anticipated NSW Cattle Underpass Scheme announced last Friday in Lismore.
13 Aug 18 NSW Farmers has welcomed the long anticipated NSW Cattle Underpass Scheme announced last Friday in Lismore.
IN just over a week more than $30,000 has been pledged to help Schulz Organic Dairy at Timboon, Vic, shift away from using plastic milk bottles.
10 Aug 18 IN just over a week more than $30,000 has been pledged to help Schulz Organic Dairy at Timboon, Vic, shift away from using plastic milk bottles.
Saputo is looking at further acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand, according to chief executive officer Lino Saputo Jnr.
09 Aug 18  1 Saputo is looking at further acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand, according to chief executive officer Lino Saputo Jnr.  | Saputo criticises Canadian milk... 
The owner of Australia's largest milk processing company Lino Saputo Jnr has lashed out at a Canadian dairy export support scheme.
08 Aug 18 The owner of Australia's largest milk processing company Lino Saputo Jnr has lashed out at a Canadian dairy export support scheme.
Global dairy prices seem to have entered a sustained period of relative stability.
08 Aug 18 Global dairy prices seem to have entered a sustained period of relative stability.
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Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.11 Oct 18 Shredlage is a patented and branded harvesting process that produces long chopped highly processed silage.
While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy farmers as they work to conserve as much quality feed and fibre as possible. 
13 Sep 18 While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy...
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Its about time someone stood up for hardworking dairyfarmers. lets not just point at Coles but
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The processors don’t realize what’s about to hit them with regards milk supply and security.
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A mastitis vaccine will be a great help to women. I hope this study achieve its goal. Anyways, I
The Australian dairy industry is committed to supporting investment and successful operation of Automatic Milking Systems (AMS).24 Sep 18  1 The Australian dairy industry is committed to supporting investment and successful operation of Automatic Milking...
The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.11 Sep 18 The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms...
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...