Creating change in Canberra

Hannah Wandel wants young dairyfarmers and industry people, as well as students in dairying regions, to follow her footsteps from the country to creating change in Canberra.
Hannah Wandel wants young dairyfarmers and industry people, as well as students in dairying regions, to follow her footsteps from the country to creating change in Canberra.
Independent grocer group Harris Farm Markets is joining the backlash against cheap $1 a litre milk, pulling discount house brands from its shelves.
29 Dec 16 Independent grocer group Harris Farm Markets is joining the backlash against cheap $1 a litre milk, pulling discount house brands from its shelves.
The Gardiner Dairy Foundation (GDF) held its fourth annual Australian Dairy Leadership Alumni Summit earlier this month, bringing together leaders of the industry to discuss global megatrends and future challenges.
26 Dec 16 The Gardiner Dairy Foundation (GDF) held its fourth annual Australian Dairy Leadership Alumni Summit earlier this month, bringing together leaders of the industry to discuss global...
Wishing all our readers a happy Christmas and a New Year filled with better prices and great seasons.
25 Dec 16 Wishing all our readers a happy Christmas and a New Year filled with better prices and great seasons.
A herd of young cattle can count themselves lucky after they were saved by farmers from a rock ledge on the Shoalhaven River.
23 Dec 16 A herd of young cattle can count themselves lucky after they were saved by farmers from a rock ledge on the Shoalhaven River.
Troubled milk products group Bellamy's Australia's problems are self-inflicted, key competitors said on Wednesday as they sought to distance themselves from its difficulties.
23 Dec 16 Troubled milk products group Bellamy's Australia's problems are self-inflicted, key competitors said on Wednesday as they sought to distance themselves from its difficulties.
Flamboyant dairy broker Antonio Esposito did not face farmers at a meeting in Melbourne on Wednesday, which was set to decide the fate of his debt-ridden company.
22 Dec 16 Flamboyant dairy broker Antonio Esposito did not face farmers at a meeting in Melbourne on Wednesday, which was set to decide the fate of his debt-ridden company.
This first annual general meeting of DataGene on December 16 heralded a new era in herd improvement for the Australian dairy industry.
22 Dec 16 This first annual general meeting of DataGene on December 16 heralded a new era in herd improvement for the Australian dairy industry.
As the futures market predicted earlier this week, world dairy prices have flatlined following the overnight global dairy auction.
21 Dec 16 As the futures market predicted earlier this week, world dairy prices have flatlined following the overnight global dairy auction.
The Camperdown Dairy Company (CDC) is to buy a 4.2 hectare site on the outskirts of Camperdown, Victoria, for what it expects will be a dramatic expansion in the company’s operations.
21 Dec 16 The Camperdown Dairy Company (CDC) is to buy a 4.2 hectare site on the outskirts of Camperdown, Victoria, for what it expects will be a dramatic expansion in the company’s operations.
A federal government roundtable discussion with the dairy industry at Camperdown, Vic, on Friday was left in no doubt about the frustration felt by dairy farmers at the limitatons of its dairy assistance package.
19 Dec 16 A federal government roundtable discussion with the dairy industry at Camperdown, Vic, on Friday was left in no doubt about the frustration felt by dairy farmers at the limitatons of its...
DAIRY industry lobby group Australian Dairy Farmers has announced that president David Basham has stood aside from the role to pursue other interests for a period of three months.
19 Dec 16 DAIRY industry lobby group Australian Dairy Farmers has announced that president David Basham has stood aside from the role to pursue other interests for a period of three months.
A transport company and milk processors Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) and Tatura Milk are among unsecured creditors, owed money by failed Victorian broker, National Dairy Products.
15 Dec 16 A transport company and milk processors Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) and Tatura Milk are among unsecured creditors, owed money by failed Victorian broker, National Dairy Products.
Just when the nutritional dairy powder market looks to be turning a little sour for some, the diverse food and beverage business Freedom Foods is expanding its footprint.
15 Dec 16 Just when the nutritional dairy powder market looks to be turning a little sour for some, the diverse food and beverage business Freedom Foods is expanding its footprint.
The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) intends to sell some of its environmental water allocation on the northern Victorian water market.
14 Dec 16 The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) intends to sell some of its environmental water allocation on the northern Victorian water market.
Centrelink was labelled a joke and a disgrace at Monday’s dairy roundtable meeting at Tangambalanga, Vic, involving dairyfarmers, and representatives from the departments of Human Services and Agriculture.
12 Dec 16 Centrelink was labelled a joke and a disgrace at Monday’s dairy roundtable meeting at Tangambalanga, Vic, involving dairyfarmers, and representatives from the departments of Human...
Murray Goulburn (MG) has appointed a new managing director and chief executive officer (CEO), eight months after Gary Helou left the company in the wake of the late-season farmgate milk price cut debacle.
12 Dec 16 Murray Goulburn (MG) has appointed a new managing director and chief executive officer (CEO), eight months after Gary Helou left the company in the wake of the late-season farmgate milk...
FARMERS will get a knowledge booster from an extensive awareness campaign into the risks of Q fever, to be launched early next year by the Victorian Farmers Federation Livestock Group.
09 Dec 16 FARMERS will get a knowledge booster from an extensive awareness campaign into the risks of Q fever, to be launched early next year by the Victorian Farmers Federation Livestock Group.
The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has welcomed the Federal Government's extension of the dairy assistance package to suppliers of the failed National Dairy Products company.
08 Dec 16 The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria has welcomed the Federal Government's extension of the dairy assistance package to suppliers of the failed National Dairy Products company.
Changes continue at the top at Murray Goulburn with two more senior executives set to leave the company.
07 Dec 16 Changes continue at the top at Murray Goulburn with two more senior executives set to leave the company.
Devondale Murray-Goulburn (MG) is not trying to re-invent the cheese wheel to win back consumer support and grow its business, instead it is banking on re-packaging.
07 Dec 16 Devondale Murray-Goulburn (MG) is not trying to re-invent the cheese wheel to win back consumer support and grow its business, instead it is banking on re-packaging.
World dairy prices have risen for the fourth time in a row, taking the GlobalDairyTrade index to its highest point since June 2014.
07 Dec 16 World dairy prices have risen for the fourth time in a row, taking the GlobalDairyTrade index to its highest point since June 2014.
Victoria’s peak dairy body has added its calls to stop a further 450 gigalitres of irrigation water being turned over for environmental use.
06 Dec 16  2 Victoria’s peak dairy body has added its calls to stop a further 450 gigalitres of irrigation water being turned over for environmental use.
Gippsland milk processor Burra has again stepped up the milk price it offers its more than 170 farmers, by another ten cents kg/ms.
05 Dec 16 Gippsland milk processor Burra has again stepped up the milk price it offers its more than 170 farmers, by another ten cents kg/ms.
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Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully prepare and follow a plan to obtain the most value from these crops.16 Oct 17 Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully...
Several new additions to the baled silage marketplace will reduce bale spoilage and the number of decomposing bales that can leak effluent into the soil and water tables close to the ground surface. 
27 Sep 17 Several new additions to the baled silage marketplace will reduce bale spoilage and the number of decomposing bales...
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Aus lucerne export to China. how about Aust. dairy farmers? Them don't need any lucerne.Do they?
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The Seralini study showing long term ingestion of GE corn is dangerous to health. This study was
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...