Global dairy prices down again

Despite Fonterra putting more whole milk powder into the latest global dairy auction, demand failed to match supply as dairy prices fell 1 per cent to an average US$3204.
Despite Fonterra putting more whole milk powder into the latest global dairy auction, demand failed to match supply as dairy prices fell 1 per cent to an average US$3204.
FARM authorities have detected signs of exposure to the bluetongue virus (BTV) in dairy heifers at Echuca on the NSW-Victorian border.
16 Oct 17 FARM authorities have detected signs of exposure to the bluetongue virus (BTV) in dairy heifers at Echuca on the NSW-Victorian border.
The Landcorp manager who led the removal of quad bikes from the company's New Zealand dairy farms two years ago says the move has been a success.
13 Oct 17 The Landcorp manager who led the removal of quad bikes from the company's New Zealand dairy farms two years ago says the move has been a success.
A spanking new Sydney factory and solid growth in local and Asian markets have set the scene for a better than expected trading year for long life milk processor and cereal products maker, Freedom Foods Group.
12 Oct 17 A spanking new Sydney factory and solid growth in local and Asian markets have set the scene for a better than expected trading year for long life milk processor and cereal products...
Sixty tanker operator roles at Murray Goulburn’s (MG) Koroit, Leongatha, Maffra and Rochester plants in Victoria will be made redundant as the besieged dairy processor battles to cope with a big decline in its milk intake.
11 Oct 17 Sixty tanker operator roles at Murray Goulburn’s (MG) Koroit, Leongatha, Maffra and Rochester plants in Victoria will be made redundant as the besieged dairy processor battles to cope...
THE dairy industry has entered a phase of “recovery” for most of the southern milk-producing region but there are increasing seasonal and price challenges for northern and domestic-focused regions.
11 Oct 17 THE dairy industry has entered a phase of “recovery” for most of the southern milk-producing region but there are increasing seasonal and price challenges for northern and...
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter stepped up its price on Thursday to an average $5.60 per kilogram milk solids.
09 Oct 17 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter stepped up its price on Thursday to an average $5.60 per kilogram milk solids.
A New Zealand farmer and his company have been fined a combined $NZ58,875 after each admitted two dirty dairying offences in a
06 Oct 17 A New Zealand farmer and his company have been fined a combined $NZ58,875 after each admitted two dirty dairying offences in a "particularly sensitive" environment.
Bakeries in one Victorian town are seeing rising butter prices hit their margins.
06 Oct 17 Bakeries in one Victorian town are seeing rising butter prices hit their margins.
The deadline for the report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission into the dairy industry has been extended to April 30 next year.
04 Oct 17 The deadline for the report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission into the dairy industry has been extended to April 30 next year.
Predictions about a volatile commodity like milk are tough to make, milk futures specialist Nigel Brunel says, as overall prices at the latest global dairy auction (GDT) overnight dropped by 2.4 per cent, ending a run of two straight increases.
04 Oct 17 Predictions about a volatile commodity like milk are tough to make, milk futures specialist Nigel Brunel says, as overall prices at the latest global dairy auction (GDT) overnight...
Enthusiastic young innovator, Nicole Ong, has completed 12 months of the Food Value Chain Innovators: Emerging Leaders Program.
04 Oct 17 Enthusiastic young innovator, Nicole Ong, has completed 12 months of the Food Value Chain Innovators: Emerging Leaders Program.
Infant formula company a2 Milk has been given the go ahead to keep selling its products in China, the first Australian brand to be registered after Beijing announced a crackdown last year.
03 Oct 17 Infant formula company a2 Milk has been given the go ahead to keep selling its products in China, the first Australian brand to be registered after Beijing announced a crackdown last year.
A new world milk price cycle is tipped to start early next year - with a downward trend, according to a leading world dairy market forecasting organisation.
03 Oct 17 A new world milk price cycle is tipped to start early next year - with a downward trend, according to a leading world dairy market forecasting organisation.
The area of farmland under partial or full Chinese ownership has dramatically increased in the past year as the level of American and British interests has fallen.
02 Oct 17 The area of farmland under partial or full Chinese ownership has dramatically increased in the past year as the level of American and British interests has fallen.
Dairy farmers and manufacturers are constantly under pressure from rising energy costs.
02 Oct 17 Dairy farmers and manufacturers are constantly under pressure from rising energy costs.
Australian Dairy Farmers awarded its inaugural life memberships to former president Pat Rowley and former chief executive officer John McQueen at its 75th-anniversary celebrations in Melbourne on Thursday night.
29 Sep 17 Australian Dairy Farmers awarded its inaugural life memberships to former president Pat Rowley and former chief executive officer John McQueen at its 75th-anniversary celebrations in...
The chairman of Murray Goulburn John Spark has apologised to its suppliers for the challenges it has created for them in the past 18 months.
29 Sep 17 The chairman of Murray Goulburn John Spark has apologised to its suppliers for the challenges it has created for them in the past 18 months.
List of exhibitors at South Gippsland Dairy Expo.
25 Sep 17 List of exhibitors at South Gippsland Dairy Expo.
The Strzelecki Lions Club is holding the South Gippsland Dairy Expo at Korumburra, Vic, on Wednesday, September 27, and Thursday, September 28. The event will open at 9am and close at 3.30pm on both days.
25 Sep 17 The Strzelecki Lions Club is holding the South Gippsland Dairy Expo at Korumburra, Vic, on Wednesday, September 27, and Thursday, September 28. The event will open at 9am and close at...
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.
25 Sep 17 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.
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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...