Exporters squeezed in Asian markets

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.
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.
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.
An infant formula joint venture between dairy group Bega Cheese and vitamins maker Blackmores has failed to grab a foothold in the crucial Chinese market since launching in January, forcing Bega to write down the value of its stake in the business and sending its share price plunging.
26 Oct 16 An infant formula joint venture between dairy group Bega Cheese and vitamins maker Blackmores has failed to grab a foothold in the crucial Chinese market since launching in January,...
The number of dairy animals DNA tested – or genotyped – in Australia has escalated in the four years since commercial services became available, particularly in recent years with improvements in reliability, lower costs and greater understanding of the various ways results can be used to improve genetic gain.
24 Oct 16 The number of dairy animals DNA tested – or genotyped – in Australia has escalated in the four years since commercial services became available, particularly in recent years with...
Burra Foods has announced a step up in price for its suppliers.
24 Oct 16 Burra Foods has announced a step up in price for its suppliers.
The Blue River Group has finalised the acquisition of Fonterra’s  Wagga, NSW, dairy business that produces Riverina Fresh brand.
24 Oct 16 The Blue River Group has finalised the acquisition of Fonterra’s Wagga, NSW, dairy business that produces Riverina Fresh brand.
Two Western Australian dairy farmers who dumped thousands of litres of milk after their contracts with Brownes ended have been given a short-term fix: truck milk over east.
24 Oct 16 Two Western Australian dairy farmers who dumped thousands of litres of milk after their contracts with Brownes ended have been given a short-term fix: truck milk over east.
The rally in global dairy prices is expected to be sustained into 2017 courtesy of falling worldwide production.
21 Oct 16 The rally in global dairy prices is expected to be sustained into 2017 courtesy of falling worldwide production.
An unusually wet spring, plus low farmgate milk prices and a rush of suppliers quitting its ranks have hit Murray Goulburn co-operative.
21 Oct 16 An unusually wet spring, plus low farmgate milk prices and a rush of suppliers quitting its ranks have hit Murray Goulburn co-operative.
MURRAY Goulburn’s $300 million Koroit expansion is in doubt.
18 Oct 16 MURRAY Goulburn’s $300 million Koroit expansion is in doubt.
Dairy analysts have agreed while commodity prices have staged a significant recovery, low farm gate prices would continue to squeeze margins.
13 Oct 16 Dairy analysts have agreed while commodity prices have staged a significant recovery, low farm gate prices would continue to squeeze margins.
Murray Goulburn (MG) has quashed suggestions it intended selling its Leitchville plant.
11 Oct 16 Murray Goulburn (MG) has quashed suggestions it intended selling its Leitchville plant.
The recovery in global dairy markets has begun and should continue into next year, after production growth has been curtailed across the major export regions, according to Rabobank’s latest Dairy Quarterly report.
07 Oct 16 The recovery in global dairy markets has begun and should continue into next year, after production growth has been curtailed across the major export regions, according to Rabobank’s...
Dairy industry stakeholders have agreed to a voluntary code of conduct, which the president of the state’s peak farmer body said he hoped would result in greater transparency.
07 Oct 16 Dairy industry stakeholders have agreed to a voluntary code of conduct, which the president of the state’s peak farmer body said he hoped would result in greater transparency.
Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it was considering other locations for its planned Koroit nutritionals plant.
05 Oct 16 Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it was considering other locations for its planned Koroit nutritionals plant.
Dairy processor Fonterra has halved its loan repayment to one cent a kg/ms.
04 Oct 16 Dairy processor Fonterra has halved its loan repayment to one cent a kg/ms.
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Using an alternative plant type like plantain in grazed pastures could help lower a farm's greenhouse gas emissions, AgResearch scientists in New Zealand have found.
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Over summer in south-eastern Australia, with limited rainfall on rain-fed areas of the farm, leaf emergence rates slow, pasture growth rates decline and there is increased grazing pressure on any irrigated areas of the farm. 
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
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MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori. That's no surprise given the herd is milked through a robotic dairy.
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