Fonterra to sell Wagga dairy business

Fonterra Australia is selling its 94-year-old southern NSW processing business at Wagga Wagga to the newly-formed investment outfit, Blue River Group.
Fonterra Australia is selling its 94-year-old southern NSW processing business at Wagga Wagga to the newly-formed investment outfit, Blue River Group.
A legal stoush between Japanese beverage giant Lion Group and ASX-listed The a2 Milk Company has taken a fresh twist with an explosive cross claim alleging a2 engaged in deceptive and misleading conduct.
29 Aug 16 A legal stoush between Japanese beverage giant Lion Group and ASX-listed The a2 Milk Company has taken a fresh twist with an explosive cross claim alleging a2 engaged in deceptive and...
Australian milk production plummeted 10.3 per cent in July compared with last year, with massive drops in Tasmania, South Australia and northern Victoria, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.
25 Aug 16 Australian milk production plummeted 10.3 per cent in July compared with last year, with massive drops in Tasmania, South Australia and northern Victoria, according to the latest figures...
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce has announced an upcoming Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) inquiry into the national dairy industry.
25 Aug 16  1 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce has announced an upcoming Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) inquiry into the...
Farmer-controlled dairy company Bega Cheese has defied tough export markets and competitive domestic milk supply conditions to lift its after-tax profit 132 per cent to $28.8 million.
25 Aug 16 Farmer-controlled dairy company Bega Cheese has defied tough export markets and competitive domestic milk supply conditions to lift its after-tax profit 132 per cent to $28.8 million.
Murray Goulburn will look to add $10-$15 million to its 2017 profit pool by slashing costs, after a disastrous year in which it slashed the price paid to farmers for milk.
24 Aug 16 Murray Goulburn will look to add $10-$15 million to its 2017 profit pool by slashing costs, after a disastrous year in which it slashed the price paid to farmers for milk.
The head of a dairy industry lobby group has expressed concerns about a proposed milk price index, ahead of tomorrow's Melbourne symposium.
24 Aug 16 The head of a dairy industry lobby group has expressed concerns about a proposed milk price index, ahead of tomorrow's Melbourne symposium.
A milk futures broker says whole milk powder buyers have been
22 Aug 16 A milk futures broker says whole milk powder buyers have been "caught napping" by a potential shortfall in the product, explaining why the price has risen 28.8 per cent at the last two...
Australian consumers will spend almost $114 million more on branded milk this year in an effort to support dairyfarmers through a boycott of $1 private label milk, according to consumer group Choice.
19 Aug 16 Australian consumers will spend almost $114 million more on branded milk this year in an effort to support dairyfarmers through a boycott of $1 private label milk, according to consumer...
Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce said it was important Murray Goulburn (MG) explained to their suppliers what steps it would take to support farmers and restore confidence to the dairy sector.
18 Aug 16 Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce said it was important Murray Goulburn (MG) explained to their suppliers what steps it would take to support farmers and restore confidence to...
A sharp rise in global dairy prices at auction was
17 Aug 16 A sharp rise in global dairy prices at auction was "a stunning result" and bodes well for farmers.
BEING involved in dairy industry politics is becoming a tradition for the Partridge family of historic White Rocks Dairy, Brunswick, Western Australia.
15 Aug 16 BEING involved in dairy industry politics is becoming a tradition for the Partridge family of historic White Rocks Dairy, Brunswick, Western Australia.
Nine levy payer representatives have been appointed to the dairy industry’s recently established Levy Poll Advisory Committee.
12 Aug 16 Nine levy payer representatives have been appointed to the dairy industry’s recently established Levy Poll Advisory Committee.
Tim and Amanda Calder are Legendairy farmers with a Legendairy farm located in Meeniyan, Victoria, the 2015 Legendairy Capital of Gippsland.
12 Aug 16 Tim and Amanda Calder are Legendairy farmers with a Legendairy farm located in Meeniyan, Victoria, the 2015 Legendairy Capital of Gippsland.
Costs are higher than forecast, revenue is down and export orders are taking longer than expected to get rolling - it’s been a bumpy first year for South Australia’s Beston Global Food Company.
11 Aug 16 Costs are higher than forecast, revenue is down and export orders are taking longer than expected to get rolling - it’s been a bumpy first year for South Australia’s Beston Global Food...
Coles will attempt to repair the reputational damage caused by $1 a litre private label milk by launching a new milk brand next week that will funnel cash into a hardship and innovation fund for struggling Victorian dairyfarmers.
10 Aug 16 Coles will attempt to repair the reputational damage caused by $1 a litre private label milk by launching a new milk brand next week that will funnel cash into a hardship and innovation...
Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has told a Victorian dairyfarmer lobby group he’s planning to hold a symposium, later this month, to discuss solutions to problems currently facing the industry.
08 Aug 16 Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has told a Victorian dairyfarmer lobby group he’s planning to hold a symposium, later this month, to discuss solutions to problems currently...
TEMPERS flew at the WAFarmers annual dairy conference at Busselton, Western Australia, last week during an open panel discussion with leaders from WA’s milk processors.
03 Aug 16  1 TEMPERS flew at the WAFarmers annual dairy conference at Busselton, Western Australia, last week during an open panel discussion with leaders from WA’s milk processors.
Global dairy prices rose 6.6 per cent on the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, ending a series of minimal changes in the index.
03 Aug 16 Global dairy prices rose 6.6 per cent on the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, ending a series of minimal changes in the index.
About 25 dairyfarmers have rallied outside a closed Murray Goulburn suppliers meeting at Smithton.
01 Aug 16 About 25 dairyfarmers have rallied outside a closed Murray Goulburn suppliers meeting at Smithton.
The pain continues for Murray Goulburn with it announcing today the loss of its contract with Woolworths to supply private label cheese, UHT, adult milk powder and cream.
29 Jul 16 The pain continues for Murray Goulburn with it announcing today the loss of its contract with Woolworths to supply private label cheese, UHT, adult milk powder and cream.
29 Jul 16 "Look after your bones to live the life you want" is the key message of this year's Healthy Bones Action Week to be held nationally from August 1 to 7.
The consumer backlash against cheap house brand milk sold by supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles has given a kick along to dairy aggregator Australian Dairy Farms Group, which has struck a deal to sell its premium milk brand Camperdown Dairy Co in 220 Woolworths supermarkets in Victoria.
25 Jul 16 The consumer backlash against cheap house brand milk sold by supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles has given a kick along to dairy aggregator Australian Dairy Farms Group, which has...
A SWING to beef among dairyfarmers hard hit by plummeting farmgate milk returns looks even more likely with solid price lifts for Wagyu cross calves.
22 Jul 16 A SWING to beef among dairyfarmers hard hit by plummeting farmgate milk returns looks even more likely with solid price lifts for Wagyu cross calves.
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Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
1:03 PM Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown...
Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing at the end of April last year. 
27 Feb 17 Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing...
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A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate on a paddock, which risked contaminating groundwater.
14 Mar 17 A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate...
DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows comfortable in hot and humid weather.

06 Jan 17 DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping 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...