Faking it not on for dairyfarmers

Dairyfarmers are growing increasingly weary of a tide of non-milk products labelled as “milk”.
Dairyfarmers are growing increasingly weary of a tide of non-milk products labelled as “milk”.
Plans for a 3600-cow dairy, on the South Australian border, appear to have been shelved indefinitely, according to the mayor of the council where the project was to have been established.
30 Jan 17 Plans for a 3600-cow dairy, on the South Australian border, appear to have been shelved indefinitely, according to the mayor of the council where the project was to have been established.
UPDATED: Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, has launched a premium-priced takeover for the remaining 12 per cent of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) it does not already own.
30 Jan 17 UPDATED: Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, has launched a premium-priced takeover for the remaining 12 per cent of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) it does not already own.
AS the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission starts to shine a bright light on trading practices and how farmers’ returns are determined in the dairy industry, one positive for farmgate prices has emerged.
27 Jan 17 AS the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission starts to shine a bright light on trading practices and how farmers’ returns are determined in the dairy industry, one positive for...
DAIRY farmers are not only being urged to speak up now that a substantial fair trading review into their industry is underway but told they have an obligation to speak.
27 Jan 17 DAIRY farmers are not only being urged to speak up now that a substantial fair trading review into their industry is underway but told they have an obligation to speak.
DETAILS on where profits are being made in the milk supply chain and how farmgate pricing decisions come about are expected to be closely scrutinised as part of a Federal Government-initiated competition inquiry getting into full swing from February.
27 Jan 17 DETAILS on where profits are being made in the milk supply chain and how farmgate pricing decisions come about are expected to be closely scrutinised as part of a Federal...
NSW milk producers supplying Parmalat have just been hit with the second farmgate price drop since mid last year, prompting further herd sell-offs.
25 Jan 17 NSW milk producers supplying Parmalat have just been hit with the second farmgate price drop since mid last year, prompting further herd sell-offs.
Milk prices are continuing to cause more pain for farmers, a peak body is warning, with a leading processor announcing it will pay less for the product.
24 Jan 17 Milk prices are continuing to cause more pain for farmers, a peak body is warning, with a leading processor announcing it will pay less for the product.
DAUGHTERS of Dairy Farmers celebrated their fourth anniversary last Friday with the launch of a Twitter and Instagram page.
24 Jan 17 DAUGHTERS of Dairy Farmers celebrated their fourth anniversary last Friday with the launch of a Twitter and Instagram page.
A further three farming families have left or are leaving Western Australia's dairy industry after processors said they did not want their milk.
23 Jan 17 A further three farming families have left or are leaving Western Australia's dairy industry after processors said they did not want their milk.
The general manager for strategy behind the $155 million Sustainable Agriculture Fund, Deo de Jesus, says the diversification of the fund's farmland holdings has been a crucial factor in helping it to deliver yet another strong operating profit and rise in land vale.
23 Jan 17 The general manager for strategy behind the $155 million Sustainable Agriculture Fund, Deo de Jesus, says the diversification of the fund's farmland holdings has been a crucial factor in...
OPINION: Australian farmers are among the world's most innovative and efficient.
23 Jan 17 OPINION: Australian farmers are among the world's most innovative and efficient.
Bega Cheese has bought back the farm by broadening its reach in the food industry, snapping up Australia’s iconic yeast spread, Vegemite, and other Kraft brands, in a $460 million deal.
20 Jan 17 Bega Cheese has bought back the farm by broadening its reach in the food industry, snapping up Australia’s iconic yeast spread, Vegemite, and other Kraft brands, in a $460 million deal.
A GLOBAL dairy price rally, which has Australian exports now trading at close to 30 per cent above the average for this decade, has given milk producers cause to expect stronger opening farmgate prices next season.
20 Jan 17 A GLOBAL dairy price rally, which has Australian exports now trading at close to 30 per cent above the average for this decade, has given milk producers cause to expect stronger opening...
ALL eyes are on estranged negotiations between Queensland dairyfarmers and big processor Parmalat, with the outcome touted to set the scene for this year’s opening milk farmgate prices.
20 Jan 17 ALL eyes are on estranged negotiations between Queensland dairyfarmers and big processor Parmalat, with the outcome touted to set the scene for this year’s opening milk farmgate prices.
The dairy industry was in a cautious recovery and could be three to six months from a peak, according to leading dairy analyst, Freshagenda director Steve Spencer.
19 Jan 17 The dairy industry was in a cautious recovery and could be three to six months from a peak, according to leading dairy analyst, Freshagenda director Steve Spencer.
Prices rose 0.6 per cent to US$3517 per metric tonne at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight.
18 Jan 17 Prices rose 0.6 per cent to US$3517 per metric tonne at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight.
Life on a dairy farm can be a hard slog but working with his son and local businesses makes the job easier for John Fairley.
18 Jan 17 Life on a dairy farm can be a hard slog but working with his son and local businesses makes the job easier for John Fairley.
THE NSW dairy industry released a strategic action plan in 2016 to provide a framework for the future, with a target of producing 1.5 billion litres of milk by 2022.
17 Jan 17 THE NSW dairy industry released a strategic action plan in 2016 to provide a framework for the future, with a target of producing 1.5 billion litres of milk by 2022.
THE Hunter Valley's 106 dairy farms are under pressure after the loss of more than two-thirds of all farms since deregulation in 2000, the closure of another four farms in 2016, and mining and urban encroachment that has led to questions about the industry's long-term viability.
17 Jan 17 THE Hunter Valley's 106 dairy farms are under pressure after the loss of more than two-thirds of all farms since deregulation in 2000, the closure of another four farms in 2016, and...
Every boom brings with it a bust. But when it comes to companies relying on China for a large portion of their sales, the wild card of government regulation looms large over any decision made by management.
16 Jan 17 Every boom brings with it a bust. But when it comes to companies relying on China for a large portion of their sales, the wild card of government regulation looms large over any decision...
The board of troubled infant milk formula group Bellamy's Australia is expected to pursue legal action in a bid to unmask the identity of the mysterious owner of a key block of capital in the company as it seeks to push back against efforts to take control of the board.
16 Jan 17 The board of troubled infant milk formula group Bellamy's Australia is expected to pursue legal action in a bid to unmask the identity of the mysterious owner of a key block of capital...
FARMERS and their families enjoyed a day away from their properties on Sunday.
16 Jan 17 FARMERS and their families enjoyed a day away from their properties on Sunday.
Major live exporter company Wellard bought a 340-hectare property at Condah, west of Macarthur, Vic, to service its move into live cattle exports to China.
16 Jan 17 Major live exporter company Wellard bought a 340-hectare property at Condah, west of Macarthur, Vic, to service its move into live cattle exports to China.
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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...