Global prices trend upwards

Global Dairy Trade auction prices increased 1.7 per cent on Tuesday night, consolidating the gains achieved in the previous auction on December 4.
Global Dairy Trade auction prices increased 1.7 per cent on Tuesday night, consolidating the gains achieved in the previous auction on December 4.
Seven of Victoria’s young dairy leaders have been selected to participate in the 2019 New Zealand Study Tour in February.
17 Dec 18 Seven of Victoria’s young dairy leaders have been selected to participate in the 2019 New Zealand Study Tour in February.
This highly productive dairy farm is located at Dixie in the Western District.
17 Dec 18 This highly productive dairy farm is located at Dixie in the Western District.
Australia’s Water ministers have reached agreement on a new test, guaranteeing positive, or neutral, socio-economic outcomes for any further recovery of Murray Darling Basin environmental water.
14 Dec 18 Australia’s Water ministers have reached agreement on a new test, guaranteeing positive, or neutral, socio-economic outcomes for any further recovery of Murray Darling Basin...
A ban on retrospective milk price step downs and having opening milk prices available on a central database on June 1 to allow farmers to easily compare price offers are among the issues being discussed in the proposed mandatory dairy industry code of conduct.
14 Dec 18 A ban on retrospective milk price step downs and having opening milk prices available on a central database on June 1 to allow farmers to easily compare price offers are among the issues...
Fonterra's New Zealand suppliers are crying foul after the co-op cut the level of payments they were expecting to receive.
13 Dec 18 Fonterra's New Zealand suppliers are crying foul after the co-op cut the level of payments they were expecting to receive.
A leading corporate law expert says the reaction to the penalties imposed on former Murray Goulburn head Gary Helou is perfectly understandable.
13 Dec 18 A leading corporate law expert says the reaction to the penalties imposed on former Murray Goulburn head Gary Helou is perfectly understandable.
Australia’s peak dairy industry body has added its voice to calls to the Federal Government to release the Sefton & Associates socio-economic neutrality test report, on the further recovery of environmental upwater.
12 Dec 18 Australia’s peak dairy industry body has added its voice to calls to the Federal Government to release the Sefton & Associates socio-economic neutrality test report, on the further...
Dairy product export volumes and values had dipped overall this financial year, in line with production levels, according to the latest figures released last week.
12 Dec 18 Dairy product export volumes and values had dipped overall this financial year, in line with production levels, according to the latest figures released last week.
It is crucial an increase is made to the farm gate milk price otherwise dairy farms around the country could be forced to close, a Bega Valley farmer has said.
10 Dec 18 It is crucial an increase is made to the farm gate milk price otherwise dairy farms around the country could be forced to close, a Bega Valley farmer has said.
WESTERN Dairy has a new chairwoman and two new directors.
10 Dec 18 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...
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.
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A new definition of 'genetically modified' currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new...
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it...
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Don't fall for the processors changing their contracts. They can change them back again without
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This is all very nice for specific LIon suppliers but it does absolutely nothig for the wider
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This is well-written, covers what's going on well. It highlights how wrong the processors
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...
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...
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...