New team at the helm of Western Dairy

WESTERN Dairy has a new chairwoman and two new directors.
WESTERN Dairy has a new chairwoman and two new directors.
Dry seasonal conditions across northern Victoria and east Gippsland continue to take their toll on the state’s rural sector, with Victorian farmer confidence remaining subdued at near-decade lows.
09 Dec 18 Dry seasonal conditions across northern Victoria and east Gippsland continue to take their toll on the state’s rural sector, with Victorian farmer confidence remaining subdued at...
Victorian irrigators would be about one billion dollars richer if they sold their water to the Commonwealth today rather than in 2008, according to the Victorian Farmers Federation.
08 Dec 18 Victorian irrigators would be about one billion dollars richer if they sold their water to the Commonwealth today rather than in 2008, according to the Victorian Farmers Federation.
A Gippsland dairy farmer has been appointed United Dairyfarmers of Victoria president.
07 Dec 18 A Gippsland dairy farmer has been appointed United Dairyfarmers of Victoria president.
It has been a big year for the dairy industry and Australian Dairy Farmers – sometimes difficult, but often rewarding.
07 Dec 18 It has been a big year for the dairy industry and Australian Dairy Farmers – sometimes difficult, but often rewarding.
The former boss of one-time dairy giant Murray Goulburn has copped $200,000 in penalties after admitting the company lied about a likely payment to farmers for the 2016 season.
06 Dec 18 The former boss of one-time dairy giant Murray Goulburn has copped $200,000 in penalties after admitting the company lied about a likely payment to farmers for the 2016 season.
A dairy industry mandatory code is essential to prevent processors from reinstating unfair terms into their contracts, according to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission deputy chairman Mick Keogh.
06 Dec 18  1 A dairy industry mandatory code is essential to prevent processors from reinstating unfair terms into their contracts, according to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission deputy...
Dairy giant Fonterra is unwinding its Australian dairy joint venture with troubled Chinese infant formula group Beingmate, which is selling its 51 per cent stake in a Victorian milk powder factory.
06 Dec 18 Dairy giant Fonterra is unwinding its Australian dairy joint venture with troubled Chinese infant formula group Beingmate, which is selling its 51 per cent stake in a Victorian milk...
Victorian irrigators have expressed concern about their views being accurately reflected in a consultant’s report on the socio-economic impact of taking further water for the environment.
06 Dec 18 Victorian irrigators have expressed concern about their views being accurately reflected in a consultant’s report on the socio-economic impact of taking further water for the environment.
The flattening of the milk production supply curve in Victoria had left its dairy industry more exposed to feed costs and led to a fall in Australia's total milk production, a global dairy researcher told the Australian Dairy Industry Council industry breakfast on Friday.
06 Dec 18 The flattening of the milk production supply curve in Victoria had left its dairy industry more exposed to feed costs and led to a fall in Australia's total milk production, a global...
Prices increased on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night for the first time since May.
05 Dec 18 Prices increased on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night for the first time since May.
Murray Water manager has raised concerns the Sunraysia region is facing a serious shortfall in the amount of irrigation water for permanent horticultural plantings.
05 Dec 18 Murray Water manager has raised concerns the Sunraysia region is facing a serious shortfall in the amount of irrigation water for permanent horticultural plantings.
Western Victorian dairy farmer John Harlock was recognised posthumously for his contributions to the Australian dairy industry at an industry breakfast on Friday.
04 Dec 18 Western Victorian dairy farmer John Harlock was recognised posthumously for his contributions to the Australian dairy industry at an industry breakfast on Friday.
South-west Victorian dairy farmers are aghast that an Animal Justice party candidate who wants to scale back the dairy industry by 20 per cent is a strong chance to be elected as one of Western Victoria’s five Upper House MPs.
04 Dec 18 South-west Victorian dairy farmers are aghast that an Animal Justice party candidate who wants to scale back the dairy industry by 20 per cent is a strong chance to be elected as one of...
Five dairy processors have changed contract terms after bowing to pressure from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
03 Dec 18 Five dairy processors have changed contract terms after bowing to pressure from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Easy-to-implement, low-cost measures are being used to reduce heat stress and keep cows cool heading into summer.
03 Dec 18 Easy-to-implement, low-cost measures are being used to reduce heat stress and keep cows cool heading into summer.
Australian Dairyfarmer's Jeanette Severs checked out the range of new and interesting products and services on show at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo in September, while Peter Roach caught up with suppliers at the Elmore Field Days in October.
02 Dec 18 Australian Dairyfarmer's Jeanette Severs checked out the range of new and interesting products and services on show at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo in September, while Peter Roach...
A TRIP to Italy spurred Ian and Kim Massingham’s passion for fresh cheese, and what started as a hobby has become a full-time business.
01 Dec 18 A TRIP to Italy spurred Ian and Kim Massingham’s passion for fresh cheese, and what started as a hobby has become a full-time business.
Dairy Australia chairman Jeff Odgers has made an impassioned plea for the dairy industry to better work together to meet the challenges it faces.
30 Nov 18 Dairy Australia chairman Jeff Odgers has made an impassioned plea for the dairy industry to better work together to meet the challenges it faces.
Dairy Australia's Taking Stock program can be booked by dairy farmers across the country, including farmers who are not facing drought conditions.
30 Nov 18 Dairy Australia's Taking Stock program can be booked by dairy farmers across the country, including farmers who are not facing drought conditions.
VICTORIAN dairy farmer Terry Richardson has been re-elected President of the dairy industry’s peak advocacy group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF).
29 Nov 18 VICTORIAN dairy farmer Terry Richardson has been re-elected President of the dairy industry’s peak advocacy group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF).
The floodplain around Kerang and Swan Hill in north-west Victoria is dotted with depressions and surrounding windblown lunettes.
29 Nov 18 The floodplain around Kerang and Swan Hill in north-west Victoria is dotted with depressions and surrounding windblown lunettes.
Ever since Brett McGinn learned how to milk, his dream was to one day become a master breeder.
29 Nov 18 Ever since Brett McGinn learned how to milk, his dream was to one day become a master breeder.
To David Nation and the chair of Dairy Australia,
Why is dairy industry in the doldrums? And just so we are all clear on the meaning – doldrums: a state or period of stagnation or depression.
28 Nov 18 To David Nation and the chair of Dairy Australia, Why is dairy industry in the doldrums? And just so we are all clear on the meaning – doldrums: a state or period of stagnation or...
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A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray Bridge, South Australia.
30 Jan 19 A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray...
Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance persistence of pasture. 
26 Dec 18 Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance...
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ABOUT TIME SOMEONE REALISED THE MILK INDUSTRY IS NEAR EXTINCT. tO PRODUCE MILK COSTS MONEY MUCH
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Hello Frank, I suspect that the air entry problems I have experienced in silage bales over the
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Hope they are ready for when the milk pool drops below 8 billion litres and stays there.
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.
23 Jan 19 MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori....
Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group, located at Cape Grim, Tasmania.29 Dec 18 Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group,...
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...