Bega eyes more buys

The dairy and food company Bega Cheese has signalled its willingness to make further acquisitions and expand, telling shareholders fresh opportunities for growth would inevitably arise.
The dairy and food company Bega Cheese has signalled its willingness to make further acquisitions and expand, telling shareholders fresh opportunities for growth would inevitably arise.
The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling upon aspiring students from dairy communities to apply for 2018 Tertiary Scholarships.
25 Oct 17 The Gardiner Dairy Foundation is calling upon aspiring students from dairy communities to apply for 2018 Tertiary Scholarships.
Work being carried out by university researchers in collaboration with dairy farmers is creating a genetic tool which will enhance the selection process when it comes to fat colour in the meat of Jersey bobby calves.
24 Oct 17 Work being carried out by university researchers in collaboration with dairy farmers is creating a genetic tool which will enhance the selection process when it comes to fat colour in...
A leading Australian dairy market analyst's forecast range for the 2017/18 average southern Australia farmgate milk price has fallen 10 cents a kilogram milk solid to $5.70-$5.90/kg.
24 Oct 17 A leading Australian dairy market analyst's forecast range for the 2017/18 average southern Australia farmgate milk price has fallen 10 cents a kilogram milk solid to $5.70-$5.90/kg.
Australia’s Legendairy Capital for 2017 is Ringarooma, from the heart of Tasmania’s north-east.
23 Oct 17 Australia’s Legendairy Capital for 2017 is Ringarooma, from the heart of Tasmania’s north-east.
Australian manufacturers of beverages made from soybean, almond, rice and other plant-based non-milk sources seem likely to bow to dairy sector pressure and drop the term “milk” from their labels.
23 Oct 17 Australian manufacturers of beverages made from soybean, almond, rice and other plant-based non-milk sources seem likely to bow to dairy sector pressure and drop the term “milk” from...
About 4000 cattle in New Zealand worth up to $8 million will be slaughtered to halt the spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
19 Oct 17 About 4000 cattle in New Zealand worth up to $8 million will be slaughtered to halt the spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
Despite Fonterra putting more whole milk powder into the latest global dairy auction, demand failed to match supply as dairy prices fell 1 per cent to an average US$3204.
19 Oct 17 Despite Fonterra putting more whole milk powder into the latest global dairy auction, demand failed to match supply as dairy prices fell 1 per cent to an average US$3204.
FARM authorities have detected signs of exposure to the bluetongue virus (BTV) in dairy heifers at Echuca on the NSW-Victorian border.
16 Oct 17 FARM authorities have detected signs of exposure to the bluetongue virus (BTV) in dairy heifers at Echuca on the NSW-Victorian border.
The Landcorp manager who led the removal of quad bikes from the company's New Zealand dairy farms two years ago says the move has been a success.
13 Oct 17 The Landcorp manager who led the removal of quad bikes from the company's New Zealand dairy farms two years ago says the move has been a success.
A spanking new Sydney factory and solid growth in local and Asian markets have set the scene for a better than expected trading year for long life milk processor and cereal products maker, Freedom Foods Group.
12 Oct 17 A spanking new Sydney factory and solid growth in local and Asian markets have set the scene for a better than expected trading year for long life milk processor and cereal products...
Sixty tanker operator roles at Murray Goulburn’s (MG) Koroit, Leongatha, Maffra and Rochester plants in Victoria will be made redundant as the besieged dairy processor battles to cope with a big decline in its milk intake.
11 Oct 17 Sixty tanker operator roles at Murray Goulburn’s (MG) Koroit, Leongatha, Maffra and Rochester plants in Victoria will be made redundant as the besieged dairy processor battles to cope...
THE dairy industry has entered a phase of “recovery” for most of the southern milk-producing region but there are increasing seasonal and price challenges for northern and domestic-focused regions.
11 Oct 17 THE dairy industry has entered a phase of “recovery” for most of the southern milk-producing region but there are increasing seasonal and price challenges for northern and...
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter stepped up its price on Thursday to an average $5.60 per kilogram milk solids.
09 Oct 17 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter stepped up its price on Thursday to an average $5.60 per kilogram milk solids.
A New Zealand farmer and his company have been fined a combined $NZ58,875 after each admitted two dirty dairying offences in a
06 Oct 17 A New Zealand farmer and his company have been fined a combined $NZ58,875 after each admitted two dirty dairying offences in a "particularly sensitive" environment.
Bakeries in one Victorian town are seeing rising butter prices hit their margins.
06 Oct 17 Bakeries in one Victorian town are seeing rising butter prices hit their margins.
The deadline for the report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission into the dairy industry has been extended to April 30 next year.
04 Oct 17 The deadline for the report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission into the dairy industry has been extended to April 30 next year.
Predictions about a volatile commodity like milk are tough to make, milk futures specialist Nigel Brunel says, as overall prices at the latest global dairy auction (GDT) overnight dropped by 2.4 per cent, ending a run of two straight increases.
04 Oct 17 Predictions about a volatile commodity like milk are tough to make, milk futures specialist Nigel Brunel says, as overall prices at the latest global dairy auction (GDT) overnight...
Enthusiastic young innovator, Nicole Ong, has completed 12 months of the Food Value Chain Innovators: Emerging Leaders Program.
04 Oct 17 Enthusiastic young innovator, Nicole Ong, has completed 12 months of the Food Value Chain Innovators: Emerging Leaders Program.
Infant formula company a2 Milk has been given the go ahead to keep selling its products in China, the first Australian brand to be registered after Beijing announced a crackdown last year.
03 Oct 17 Infant formula company a2 Milk has been given the go ahead to keep selling its products in China, the first Australian brand to be registered after Beijing announced a crackdown last year.
A new world milk price cycle is tipped to start early next year - with a downward trend, according to a leading world dairy market forecasting organisation.
03 Oct 17 A new world milk price cycle is tipped to start early next year - with a downward trend, according to a leading world dairy market forecasting organisation.
The area of farmland under partial or full Chinese ownership has dramatically increased in the past year as the level of American and British interests has fallen.
02 Oct 17 The area of farmland under partial or full Chinese ownership has dramatically increased in the past year as the level of American and British interests has fallen.
Dairy farmers and manufacturers are constantly under pressure from rising energy costs.
02 Oct 17 Dairy farmers and manufacturers are constantly under pressure from rising energy costs.
Australian Dairy Farmers awarded its inaugural life memberships to former president Pat Rowley and former chief executive officer John McQueen at its 75th-anniversary celebrations in Melbourne on Thursday night.
29 Sep 17 Australian Dairy Farmers awarded its inaugural life memberships to former president Pat Rowley and former chief executive officer John McQueen at its 75th-anniversary celebrations in...
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With hay season approaching, it's worth checking the hay baler before heading out into the paddock.
25 Jul 18 With hay season approaching, it's worth checking the hay baler before heading out into the paddock.
University of Melbourne research has shown nitrification inhibitors, used with standard fertiliser rates, were ineffective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
23 Jul 18 University of Melbourne research has shown nitrification inhibitors, used with standard fertiliser rates, were...
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If MR Saputo thinks that by having his factories running at 97-98% utilization will help him get
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The helmet requirement is plain stupid as is mandatory helmets on pushbikes - have a read of the
A $2.7 million upgrade to its Woolnorth, Tasmania, dairy The Gums will enable Moon Lake to increase the farm’s capacity and efficiency.
26 Jul 18 A $2.7 million upgrade to its Woolnorth, Tasmania, dairy The Gums will enable Moon Lake to increase the farm’s...
At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 cows.10 Jul 18 At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 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...