A special story about a special family

Sometimes a special story passes across my desk. One that stays with me long after I have edited it, sorted out the photos and assigned it for layout.
Sometimes a special story passes across my desk. One that stays with me long after I have edited it, sorted out the photos and assigned it for layout.
Fonterra Australia is planning to grow its milk supply and processing capacity in Australia.
25 Sep 17 Fonterra Australia is planning to grow its milk supply and processing capacity in Australia.
The inaugural WestVic Dairy Innovation Day on Wednesday, September 27 will showcase the latest innovations in the dairy industry along with hands-on workshops on how to implement innovations on-farm.
23 Sep 17 The inaugural WestVic Dairy Innovation Day on Wednesday, September 27 will showcase the latest innovations in the dairy industry along with hands-on workshops on how to implement...
Students at 14 schools across the central Victoria are learning how important the dairy industry is for regional communities through a new education program.
22 Sep 17 Students at 14 schools across the central Victoria are learning how important the dairy industry is for regional communities through a new education program.
IN the highly emotive landscape of Genetically Modified crops, proponents of the much-maligned technology and users like farmers or others with legitimate commercial interests are often portrayed as the evil villains conspiring to inflict some wicked form of gradual poisonous demise on the planet, while rubbing their hands with glee.
22 Sep 17  2 IN the highly emotive landscape of Genetically Modified crops, proponents of the much-maligned technology and users like farmers or others with legitimate commercial interests are often...
Murray Goulburn has moved to hose down media speculation it has been offered $1.20 per unit for units in the MG Unit Trust.
21 Sep 17 Murray Goulburn has moved to hose down media speculation it has been offered $1.20 per unit for units in the MG Unit Trust.
As a dairy farmer, what will you do today to meet consumers' demands and maintain the Australian dairy industry's access to high-value markets?
20 Sep 17 As a dairy farmer, what will you do today to meet consumers' demands and maintain the Australian dairy industry's access to high-value markets?
Dairy prices rose 0.9 per cent at the latest global dairy auction (GDT) to reach an average of US$3368 (NZ$4602) per tonne, with butter prices setting a fresh record high – the eighth this year.
20 Sep 17 Dairy prices rose 0.9 per cent at the latest global dairy auction (GDT) to reach an average of US$3368 (NZ$4602) per tonne, with butter prices setting a fresh record high – the eighth...
The southern Australian dairy industry is in the midst of a ‘supply chain revolution’, with unprecedented change to the way milk is procured, priced and processed, according to a just-released industry report.
18 Sep 17 The southern Australian dairy industry is in the midst of a ‘supply chain revolution’, with unprecedented change to the way milk is procured, priced and processed, according to a...
TWO dairy farms in the Queensland Scenic Rim region have closed in the past few weeks as consumers return to buying cheap milk decimating the dairy industry.
18 Sep 17 TWO dairy farms in the Queensland Scenic Rim region have closed in the past few weeks as consumers return to buying cheap milk decimating the dairy industry.
A BLOCKED drainage channel is causing havoc for landowners at Allansford in south-western Victoria.
18 Sep 17 A BLOCKED drainage channel is causing havoc for landowners at Allansford in south-western Victoria.
It's a compromise that dairyfarmers make on a daily basis - utilise natural resources for production today or conserve them for future generations.
15 Sep 17 It's a compromise that dairyfarmers make on a daily basis - utilise natural resources for production today or conserve them for future generations.
A flurry of Murray Goulburn emails on milk prices is being aired in court.
13 Sep 17 A flurry of Murray Goulburn emails on milk prices is being aired in court.
Leading dairy analysts have urged caution in comparing Australian prices to those in New Zealand and Europe.
11 Sep 17  1 Leading dairy analysts have urged caution in comparing Australian prices to those in New Zealand and Europe.
Farmers in eastern Victoria have raised concerns about plans to introduce permits for stock movements, saying would result in unnecessary red tape and was  a “revenue grab.”
11 Sep 17 Farmers in eastern Victoria have raised concerns about plans to introduce permits for stock movements, saying would result in unnecessary red tape and was a “revenue grab.”
The Legislative Council inquiry investigating branding Tasmania’s dairy industry plans to present its findings in the spring session of state parliament.
11 Sep 17 The Legislative Council inquiry investigating branding Tasmania’s dairy industry plans to present its findings in the spring session of state parliament.
This northern Victorian dairyfarming family has persevered despite some tough challenges in the past decade.
07 Sep 17 This northern Victorian dairyfarming family has persevered despite some tough challenges in the past decade.
Australian milk production has bounced back, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.
07 Sep 17 Australian milk production has bounced back, according to the latest figures from Dairy Australia.
A SUITE of grazing properties in far western Victoria and eastern SA owned by collapsed dairy business Camperdown Dairy International (CDI) has been sold for a reported $13 million.
06 Sep 17 A SUITE of grazing properties in far western Victoria and eastern SA owned by collapsed dairy business Camperdown Dairy International (CDI) has been sold for a reported $13 million.
Dairy prices, led by butter, have risen 0.3 per cent at the latest global dairy auction to an average of US$3323 per tonne.
06 Sep 17 Dairy prices, led by butter, have risen 0.3 per cent at the latest global dairy auction to an average of US$3323 per tonne.
The dairy industry has skills: agronomists, vets, international traders, scientists.
05 Sep 17 The dairy industry has skills: agronomists, vets, international traders, scientists.
The New Zealand Greens are promising a tax on farm nitrate pollution, set to raise $135 million to be reinvested back into sustainable farming.
04 Sep 17 The New Zealand Greens are promising a tax on farm nitrate pollution, set to raise $135 million to be reinvested back into sustainable farming.
Nick Minogue returned his family's northern Victorian dairy farm after completing a Bachelor of Agriculture. He continues to take opportunities to learn and grow.
31 Aug 17 Nick Minogue returned his family's northern Victorian dairy farm after completing a Bachelor of Agriculture. He continues to take opportunities to learn and grow.
Irrigation entitlement prices across the $14 billion southern Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) remained at record highs last year, according to Australia’s leading water markets adviser, Aither.
30 Aug 17 Irrigation entitlement prices across the $14 billion southern Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) remained at record highs last year, according to Australia’s leading water markets adviser, Aither.
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While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy farmers as they work to conserve as much quality feed and fibre as possible. 
13 Sep 18 While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy...
Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right. 
12 Sep 18 Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing...
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Give them the increase. It is only 10c a litre. I would happily pay 50c a litre increase and I
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Mr Irvin seems to be talking up the milk price, on behalf of the farmers or is he just saying
The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.11 Sep 18 The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms...
The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production is underway.
06 Sep 18 The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production...
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...