Dairyfarmer flees fire at Glenfyne

Gerrit Bekker lived through the 1983 Ash Wednesday fires on his Glenfyne dairy farm near Cobden and had no desire to relive it on Saturday night.
Gerrit Bekker lived through the 1983 Ash Wednesday fires on his Glenfyne dairy farm near Cobden and had no desire to relive it on Saturday night.
Dairyfarmers are scrambling to save milk supplies while others are tallying significant stock and property losses after severe bushfires swept through the state's south-west.
19 Mar 18 Dairyfarmers are scrambling to save milk supplies while others are tallying significant stock and property losses after severe bushfires swept through the state's south-west.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is giving the dairy industry a week to comment on Saputo’s plans to sell the Koroit milk factory as soon as it takes over Murray Goulburn’s processing assets.
16 Mar 18 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is giving the dairy industry a week to comment on Saputo’s plans to sell the Koroit milk factory as soon as it takes over Murray...
Historic dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it will keep aside $235 million after its assets are sold to Saputo to deal with potential costs from a class action lawsuit, operating costs and costs associated with winding up the processor.
15 Mar 18 Historic dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it will keep aside $235 million after its assets are sold to Saputo to deal with potential costs from a class action lawsuit,...
REDUCING greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) intensity is a priority for the Australian dairy industry, and a new tool from Dairy Australia will help farmers identify potential emissions reductions within their business.
13 Mar 18 REDUCING greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) intensity is a priority for the Australian dairy industry, and a new tool from Dairy Australia will help farmers identify potential emissions...
Numurkah, Vic, dairy farmer Rachelle Moon would love a crystal ball insight into where the industry might be heading over the next decade.
13 Mar 18 Numurkah, Vic, dairy farmer Rachelle Moon would love a crystal ball insight into where the industry might be heading over the next decade.
The digital generation will use pen and paper to build connections between urban and farming communities.
12 Mar 18 The digital generation will use pen and paper to build connections between urban and farming communities.
The number of dairy factories sprouting in New Zealand's Waikato region has reached the stage that farmers are concerned the industry has reached a tipping point.
12 Mar 18 The number of dairy factories sprouting in New Zealand's Waikato region has reached the stage that farmers are concerned the industry has reached a tipping point.
On the back of strong predictions for the growth of agriculture in Australia, a massive new trade deal was signed overnight that will give new access to Pacific nations.
09 Mar 18 On the back of strong predictions for the growth of agriculture in Australia, a massive new trade deal was signed overnight that will give new access to Pacific nations.
The Camperdown Dairy company will only be moderately affected by the collapse this week of fresh food delivery company Aussie Farmers Direct (AFD), the company’s chief executive says.
09 Mar 18 The Camperdown Dairy company will only be moderately affected by the collapse this week of fresh food delivery company Aussie Farmers Direct (AFD), the company’s chief executive says.
A prominent Tallygaroopna, Vic, dairyfarmer says the planned $300 million investment in Shepparton, Vic, solar farms shows the market is outrunning planning regulations.
08 Mar 18 A prominent Tallygaroopna, Vic, dairyfarmer says the planned $300 million investment in Shepparton, Vic, solar farms shows the market is outrunning planning regulations.
The Murray Goulburn (MG) sale to Canadian dairy giant Saputo is expected to be completed on May 1, subject to shareholder and statutory approvals.
08 Mar 18 The Murray Goulburn (MG) sale to Canadian dairy giant Saputo is expected to be completed on May 1, subject to shareholder and statutory approvals.
Dairy prices nudged down a fraction at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction by an average 0.6 per cent across all products to reach US$3593 a tonne.
07 Mar 18 Dairy prices nudged down a fraction at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction by an average 0.6 per cent across all products to reach US$3593 a tonne.
Western Victorian Murray Goulburn (MG) supplier Craig Dettling says Saputo’s announcement that it will consider excluding MG’s Koroit, Vic, plant from its proposal to buy the rest of MG is likely to cause more anxiety for MG suppliers.
07 Mar 18 Western Victorian Murray Goulburn (MG) supplier Craig Dettling says Saputo’s announcement that it will consider excluding MG’s Koroit, Vic, plant from its proposal to buy the rest of MG...
RISING incomes, more people and the ongoing Westernisation of diets will continue to fuel demand for dairy products on a global stage, underpinning prospects for increased production in Australia.
07 Mar 18 RISING incomes, more people and the ongoing Westernisation of diets will continue to fuel demand for dairy products on a global stage, underpinning prospects for increased production in...
ANIMAL agricultural industries in Victoria need a response to the ongoing Q fever problem.
06 Mar 18 ANIMAL agricultural industries in Victoria need a response to the ongoing Q fever problem.
Harvey Norman shares plunged as much as 14 per cent on Wednesday - their biggest drop in 30 years - after toughening competition and lower property revaluation took its half-year profit down by almost a fifth.
05 Mar 18 Harvey Norman shares plunged as much as 14 per cent on Wednesday - their biggest drop in 30 years - after toughening competition and lower property revaluation took its half-year profit...
Murray Goulburn (MG) got a slew of potential buyers last year when its board flagged the cooperative was for sale and news this week that its Koroit plant might need to be sold separately is likely to attract similar strong interest.
05 Mar 18 Murray Goulburn (MG) got a slew of potential buyers last year when its board flagged the cooperative was for sale and news this week that its Koroit plant might need to be sold...
The national consumer watchdog’s agricultural commissioner, Mick Keogh, says Murray Goulburn (MG) will have to look seriously at selling its Koroit factory to a buyer other than foreign dairy giant, Saputo Inc.
02 Mar 18 The national consumer watchdog’s agricultural commissioner, Mick Keogh, says Murray Goulburn (MG) will have to look seriously at selling its Koroit factory to a buyer other than foreign...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it has concerns about the proposed acquisition of Murray Goulburn's Koroit, Vic, plant by Saputo.
01 Mar 18 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it has concerns about the proposed acquisition of Murray Goulburn's Koroit, Vic, plant by Saputo.
Competition encountered by its new spreads and sauces business is proving to be stiff, but the dairy company turned grocery goods producer, Bega Cheese, is happy to look at more food sector acquisitions.
01 Mar 18 Competition encountered by its new spreads and sauces business is proving to be stiff, but the dairy company turned grocery goods producer, Bega Cheese, is happy to look at more food...
Australia’s biggest long life beverage processor, Freedom Foods Group, is making a bold play for the specialty A2 dairy market, launching its own A2 milk range.
28 Feb 18 Australia’s biggest long life beverage processor, Freedom Foods Group, is making a bold play for the specialty A2 dairy market, launching its own A2 milk range.
As recently as 2016, Theo Spierings, chief executive of Auckland-based Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, described A2 milk as just a
26 Feb 18 As recently as 2016, Theo Spierings, chief executive of Auckland-based Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, described A2 milk as just a "marketing concept".
Fast-growing dairy youngster, A2 Milk Company, is teaming up with global giant, Fonterra, giving the New Zealand co-operative exclusive rights to process and sell fresh A2 milk in NZ and nutritional powder in new Asian and Middle East markets.
26 Feb 18 Fast-growing dairy youngster, A2 Milk Company, is teaming up with global giant, Fonterra, giving the New Zealand co-operative exclusive rights to process and sell fresh A2 milk in NZ and...
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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...