Backpacker tax resolution welcomed

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes the resolution of the backpacker tax.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes the resolution of the backpacker tax.
The first cheese vat has been installed at Fonterra’s Stanhope, Victoria, plant.
01 Dec 16 The first cheese vat has been installed at Fonterra’s Stanhope, Victoria, plant.
A leading Queensland racehorse owner has bought into Victorian infant formula manufacturer, Camperdown Dairy International (CDI), after one of its key backers sold his majority share.
01 Dec 16 A leading Queensland racehorse owner has bought into Victorian infant formula manufacturer, Camperdown Dairy International (CDI), after one of its key backers sold his majority share.
Record rainfall and growing concern over the politics of the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) have not been enough to dent the values and demand for water entitlements in Australia's booming farming regions such as the Murrumbidgee Valley.
30 Nov 16 Record rainfall and growing concern over the politics of the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) have not been enough to dent the values and demand for water entitlements in Australia's booming...
Dairy Australia members have elected three candidates to the organisation’s board at the company’s annual general meeting, but still have another seat to fill.
28 Nov 16 Dairy Australia members have elected three candidates to the organisation’s board at the company’s annual general meeting, but still have another seat to fill.
A2 Milk Company’s rapid earnings and market transformation in the past year has been “considerably in excess of management expectations” says chairman David Hearn, with pre-tax profits continuing to soar in 2016-17.
28 Nov 16 A2 Milk Company’s rapid earnings and market transformation in the past year has been “considerably in excess of management expectations” says chairman David Hearn, with pre-tax profits...
The late Max Jelbart was awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) Pat Rowley Outstanding Service Award posthumously at the ADIC breakfast on Friday.
28 Nov 16 The late Max Jelbart was awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) Pat Rowley Outstanding Service Award posthumously at the ADIC breakfast on Friday.
A Gippsland milk producer has stepped up its payments by 50 cents a kilogram milk solids.
28 Nov 16 A Gippsland milk producer has stepped up its payments by 50 cents a kilogram milk solids.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is circling disgruntled Murray-Goulburn suppliers in the North East
28 Nov 16 New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is circling disgruntled Murray-Goulburn suppliers in the North East
YOUNG farmers have gathered in Melbourne to attend the Young Dairy Network of Australia's annual forum. P
25 Nov 16 YOUNG farmers have gathered in Melbourne to attend the Young Dairy Network of Australia's annual forum. P
Australian milk production has plummetted 10.3 per cent this year on the back of low milk prices and tough seasonal conditions.
24 Nov 16 Australian milk production has plummetted 10.3 per cent this year on the back of low milk prices and tough seasonal conditions.
OUTRAGED farmers have blasted federal politicians for neglecting the needs of primary producers by failing to resolve the political deadlock over the backpacker tax during the final weeks of Parliament.
24 Nov 16 OUTRAGED farmers have blasted federal politicians for neglecting the needs of primary producers by failing to resolve the political deadlock over the backpacker tax during the final...
A former Coca Cola managing director, Mark Clark, has joined the Murray Goulburn (MG) as an independent non-executive director.
23 Nov 16 A former Coca Cola managing director, Mark Clark, has joined the Murray Goulburn (MG) as an independent non-executive director.
Farmers should not lose faith in co-operatives; farming needs to recharge the collaborative model, says the man chairing one of Australia's most successful dairy co-operatives.
22 Nov 16 Farmers should not lose faith in co-operatives; farming needs to recharge the collaborative model, says the man chairing one of Australia's most successful dairy co-operatives.
The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last  three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward.
21 Nov 16 The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward.
Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
18 Nov 16 Australia and China are once again at loggerheads over dairy exports, after Beijing banned a Victorian infant formula maker from selling its products on the mainland.
Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) chief executive Phillip Glyde has acknowledged there has been significant socio-economic disruption, from the implementation of the Basin plan.
18 Nov 16  1 Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) chief executive Phillip Glyde has acknowledged there has been significant socio-economic disruption, from the implementation of the Basin plan.
Administrators have been appointed to run beleaguered Victorian milk company National Dairy Products (NDP).
17 Nov 16 Administrators have been appointed to run beleaguered Victorian milk company National Dairy Products (NDP).
Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn  may have overstated its earnings and in fact lost money heavily last financial year, a forensic accountant has claimed, raising a new round of questions over the accounts for the group.
17 Nov 16 Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn may have overstated its earnings and in fact lost money heavily last financial year, a forensic accountant has claimed, raising a new round of...
More consumers are choosing to support dairyfarmers by ignoring $1-a-litre supermarket own brand milk, according to the retail giants at an inquiry into farmgate milk prices.
17 Nov 16 More consumers are choosing to support dairyfarmers by ignoring $1-a-litre supermarket own brand milk, according to the retail giants at an inquiry into farmgate milk prices.
The head of Fonterra’s Australian operations, Judith Swales, has told a Senate inquiry the company warned the milk price was not sustainable.
16 Nov 16 The head of Fonterra’s Australian operations, Judith Swales, has told a Senate inquiry the company warned the milk price was not sustainable.
Murray Goulburn (MG) chairman Phillip Tracy has told a Senate inquiry the co-operative had started a review of its milk price payment mechanism.
16 Nov 16 Murray Goulburn (MG) chairman Phillip Tracy has told a Senate inquiry the co-operative had started a review of its milk price payment mechanism.
The New Zealand earthquake did not play a part in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction result, which saw dairy prices rise for the third consecutive fortnight, according to NZ ASB analyst Nathan Penny.
16 Nov 16 The New Zealand earthquake did not play a part in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction result, which saw dairy prices rise for the third consecutive fortnight, according to NZ ASB analyst...
The Caldermeade Farm & Cafe in Victoria's Gippsland, an hour outside Melbourne, is on sale with price expectations between $6 million and $7 million.
15 Nov 16 The Caldermeade Farm & Cafe in Victoria's Gippsland, an hour outside Melbourne, is on sale with price expectations between $6 million and $7 million.
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Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre as part of the Dairy On PAR project.
05 May 17 Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute...
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.
24 Mar 17 Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown...
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I wanted to tell Nick how his Farmers' Own milk is the best I have tasted and at $3 for 2L is
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Farmers angry at the unfairness to them or to other farmers who switched, and / or who are
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Where was the ADF support for dairy farmers back in April 2016? Nobody from ADF spoke out
As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
9:42 AM As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to electricity outages. 
03 May 17 South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to...
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...