ACCC hears dairy woes

Farmers at the first Victorian Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy inquiry hearing, in Traralgon, have expressed grave concerns they could still be affected by price clawbacks.
Farmers at the first Victorian Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy inquiry hearing, in Traralgon, have expressed grave concerns they could still be affected by price clawbacks.
A Farmers’ Fund grant has helped a South Gippsland young farmer weather a tough season.
14 Feb 17  1 A Farmers’ Fund grant has helped a South Gippsland young farmer weather a tough season.
In the days after Bellamy's Australia admitted in a vaguely worded statement to problems in China, the infant formula maker hurriedly established a war room in the Melbourne offices of law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
13 Feb 17 In the days after Bellamy's Australia admitted in a vaguely worded statement to problems in China, the infant formula maker hurriedly established a war room in the Melbourne offices of...
A $3 million plan to get 30 underpasses constructed in NSW for dairy farms is still sitting on the drawing books despite a promise from the NSW State Government to pursue the idea.
10 Feb 17 A $3 million plan to get 30 underpasses constructed in NSW for dairy farms is still sitting on the drawing books despite a promise from the NSW State Government to pursue the idea.
SALES of Woolworth's premium house-brand milk Farmers' Own continue to grow on the back of consumer desire to support dairyfarmers.
10 Feb 17 SALES of Woolworth's premium house-brand milk Farmers' Own continue to grow on the back of consumer desire to support dairyfarmers.
Troubled milk broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) will now go into liquidation.
09 Feb 17 Troubled milk broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) will now go into liquidation.
From little things big things grow. That famous line from Paul Kelly's song certainly holds true for a Dubbo, NSW, family-run dairy operation, Little Big Dairy Company.
09 Feb 17 From little things big things grow. That famous line from Paul Kelly's song certainly holds true for a Dubbo, NSW, family-run dairy operation, Little Big Dairy Company.
LEGISLATIVE amendments aimed at expediting the delivery of Farm Household Allowance support payments to aid farmers in financial strife, will be introduced in federal parliament on Thursday.
09 Feb 17 LEGISLATIVE amendments aimed at expediting the delivery of Farm Household Allowance support payments to aid farmers in financial strife, will be introduced in federal parliament on...
World dairy prices rose 1.3 per cent at auction overnight.
08 Feb 17 World dairy prices rose 1.3 per cent at auction overnight.
PRACTICAL examples demonstrating how the laws of supply and demand were simply not delivering a fair farmgate milk price were provided by frustrated and desperate dairy producers this week as part of a fair trading investigation.
08 Feb 17 PRACTICAL examples demonstrating how the laws of supply and demand were simply not delivering a fair farmgate milk price were provided by frustrated and desperate dairy producers this...
New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP).
06 Feb 17 New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the...
INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday had started, more than 100 dairyfarmers were in the room.
06 Feb 17 INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday...
South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
06 Feb 17 South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
06 Feb 17 DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
03 Feb 17 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
03 Feb 17 Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
02 Feb 17  1 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
Milk price step downs should only be applied as an “extreme option”, Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin, told the Senate dairy inquiry on Thursday.
02 Feb 17 Milk price step downs should only be applied as an “extreme option”, Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin, told the Senate dairy inquiry on Thursday.
Claims by the former Murray Goulburn (MG) chief executive Gary Helou that corporate regulators were yet to contact him, have been met with alarm by a Victorian dairy industry leader.
02 Feb 17 Claims by the former Murray Goulburn (MG) chief executive Gary Helou that corporate regulators were yet to contact him, have been met with alarm by a Victorian dairy industry leader.
Fonterra Australia has lifted its average farmgate milk price to $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids.
02 Feb 17 Fonterra Australia has lifted its average farmgate milk price to $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids.
Gary Helou has stood by the strategy he adopted as Murray Goulburn's managing director despite the catastrophic farmgate milk price cut last April.
01 Feb 17 Gary Helou has stood by the strategy he adopted as Murray Goulburn's managing director despite the catastrophic farmgate milk price cut last April.
WHEN Phillip Schneider welcomed primary school students to his dairy farm they had one big question: “Why do you get paid so little for your milk?”.
01 Feb 17 WHEN Phillip Schneider welcomed primary school students to his dairy farm they had one big question: “Why do you get paid so little for your milk?”.
Victorian dairy farmers have expressed cautious backing for a decision to defer a vote on the Dairy Australia (DA) levy.
01 Feb 17 Victorian dairy farmers have expressed cautious backing for a decision to defer a vote on the Dairy Australia (DA) levy.
Australian milk production continues to plummet despite increasing exports.
31 Jan 17 Australian milk production continues to plummet despite increasing exports.
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The hotter the stack, the more the farmer has stuffed the nutritive value of that stack.22 Sep 17 The hotter the stack, the more the farmer has stuffed the nutritive value of that stack.
If some silage making rules are bent or broken, it can affect the environment.21 Sep 17 If some silage making rules are bent or broken, it can affect the environment.
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At what event was this said ?
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One of the most effective ways to combat the fake markets is to mass serialise the original
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ok then, lets extend it further, anything that is not raw dairy cow/sheep/goat/buffalo milk, is
Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and milk vats, must be registered with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
20 Sep 17 Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and...
When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his invention would improve her on-farm productivity and safety.
05 Sep 17 When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his...
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...