Dairy pain to spread to grain

THE DECLINE in fortunes of Australia’s dairyfarmers is likely to have spin-off effects for grain producers, with the president of the United Dairyfarrmers of Victoria (UDV) saying dairy producers will be looking to rein in costs wherever possible, including grain purchases.
THE DECLINE in fortunes of Australia’s dairyfarmers is likely to have spin-off effects for grain producers, with the president of the United Dairyfarrmers of Victoria (UDV) saying dairy producers will be looking to rein in costs wherever possible, including grain purchases.
Murray Goulburn’s board is coming under increased pressure this week over its big cut to its milk price with board chairman Philip Tracy facing a blocked bid of no confidence at a Heywood suppliers meeting.
04 May 16 Murray Goulburn’s board is coming under increased pressure this week over its big cut to its milk price with board chairman Philip Tracy facing a blocked bid of no confidence at a...
THE state government has convened a meeting of dairy industry leaders tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss Murray Goulburn's shock decision to cut its farmgate milk price.
04 May 16 THE state government has convened a meeting of dairy industry leaders tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss Murray Goulburn's shock decision to cut its farmgate milk price.
Although the GlobalDairyTrade price index fell 1.4 per cent at last night's auction, the price for New Zealand's key product, whole milk powder (WMP), rose 0.7 per cent.
04 May 16 Although the GlobalDairyTrade price index fell 1.4 per cent at last night's auction, the price for New Zealand's key product, whole milk powder (WMP), rose 0.7 per cent.
Korumburra based dairy processor Burra Foods has announced a Chinese investor is to take a majority shareholding in the company, subject to Foreign Investment Review Board approval.
04 May 16 Korumburra based dairy processor Burra Foods has announced a Chinese investor is to take a majority shareholding in the company, subject to Foreign Investment Review Board approval.
The fallout from the Murray Goulburn price debacle continues with two directors announcing their resignations.
04 May 16 The fallout from the Murray Goulburn price debacle continues with two directors announcing their resignations.
BAROSSA Valley dairyfarmer Jeff Kernich has been involved in Dairy Australia's Cows Create Careers (CCC) since it was introduced to South Australia in 2008.
03 May 16 BAROSSA Valley dairyfarmer Jeff Kernich has been involved in Dairy Australia's Cows Create Careers (CCC) since it was introduced to South Australia in 2008.
ANGER is mounting over Murray Goulburn’s (MG) decision to cut its milk price by up to 15 per cent that will mean many dairyfarmers have worked for nothing this financial year.
02 May 16 ANGER is mounting over Murray Goulburn’s (MG) decision to cut its milk price by up to 15 per cent that will mean many dairyfarmers have worked for nothing this financial year.
Victorian South West Coast MP Roma Britnell has called for resignations from the Murray Goulburn (MG) board over the cooperative’s big milk price cut that has outraged hundreds of MG suppliers.
02 May 16 Victorian South West Coast MP Roma Britnell has called for resignations from the Murray Goulburn (MG) board over the cooperative’s big milk price cut that has outraged hundreds of MG...
Northern Victorian dairy farmer Andrew Leahy's first reaction was anger when the nation's biggest milk processor Murray Goulburn slashed the long-held milk price it planned to pay to farmers by up to 15 per cent.
02 May 16 Northern Victorian dairy farmer Andrew Leahy's first reaction was anger when the nation's biggest milk processor Murray Goulburn slashed the long-held milk price it planned to pay to...
In response to ongoing tough seasonal conditions and price cut by Murray Goulburn, Dairy Australia will move to increase its support for dairyfarmers by accelerating the rollout of its ‘Tactics for Tight Times’ program in affected regions.
29 Apr 16 In response to ongoing tough seasonal conditions and price cut by Murray Goulburn, Dairy Australia will move to increase its support for dairyfarmers by accelerating the rollout of its...
TRAGOWEL, Vic, dairyfarmer, Mick Shepard, Silverholme, has been given an interesting nickname by wife, Cath.
29 Apr 16 TRAGOWEL, Vic, dairyfarmer, Mick Shepard, Silverholme, has been given an interesting nickname by wife, Cath.
Slater and Gordon has announced it is investigating a potential investor class action against Australia’s largest milk supplier, Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MGC), and its subsidiary MG Responsible Entity Limited.
29 Apr 16 Slater and Gordon has announced it is investigating a potential investor class action against Australia’s largest milk supplier, Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MGC), and its subsidiary MG...
Murray Goulburn's senior executives – including outgoing chief Gary Helou – were paid short-term incentives to keep the milk price high.
29 Apr 16 Murray Goulburn's senior executives – including outgoing chief Gary Helou – were paid short-term incentives to keep the milk price high.
Under a new Federal Government Program, farmers will be empowered to improve their bargaining position in the market place by adopting innovative business models.
28 Apr 16 Under a new Federal Government Program, farmers will be empowered to improve their bargaining position in the market place by adopting innovative business models.
The details of how Murray Goulburn's pricing scheme for the next three years to recoup the step-down payment for this season are yet to be finalised, according to a company spokesman.
28 Apr 16 The details of how Murray Goulburn's pricing scheme for the next three years to recoup the step-down payment for this season are yet to be finalised, according to a company spokesman. | MG steps down, Helou resigns  | Farmers angry at MG price cut 
Dairy farmers fear the profit downgrade from Murray Goulburn will lead to widespread cuts to the price they are paid for their milk, even if they don't supply Australia's biggest processor.
27 Apr 16 Dairy farmers fear the profit downgrade from Murray Goulburn will lead to widespread cuts to the price they are paid for their milk, even if they don't supply Australia's biggest...
Dairyfarmers have reacted angrily to Murray Goulburn's price step down announced today.
27 Apr 16 Dairyfarmers have reacted angrily to Murray Goulburn's price step down announced today.
Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou will step down from his role after the dairy co-operative slashed its farmgate milk price to $4.75-$5 a kilogram milk solids.
27 Apr 16 Murray Goulburn managing director Gary Helou will step down from his role after the dairy co-operative slashed its farmgate milk price to $4.75-$5 a kilogram milk solids.
DANONE-Murray Goulburn’s drive to expand its national yoghurt range was a tick of approval for the North East dairy industry, the Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan said.
27 Apr 16 DANONE-Murray Goulburn’s drive to expand its national yoghurt range was a tick of approval for the North East dairy industry, the Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan said.
Signs are emerging that European Union milk production growth is finally slowing, indicating the recent post-quota surge in production is a “one-off adjustment rather than an opening of the floodgates”, according to a visiting expert on the European dairy sector.
27 Apr 16 Signs are emerging that European Union milk production growth is finally slowing, indicating the recent post-quota surge in production is a “one-off adjustment rather than an opening of...
Daypart targeting, in which brands pitch products for consumption at particular times of the day, and high-protein products are two of the key trends currently making a major impact on the dairy sector, according to a recent report by Canadean.
27 Apr 16 Daypart targeting, in which brands pitch products for consumption at particular times of the day, and high-protein products are two of the key trends currently making a major impact on...
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Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
24 Mar 17 Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown...
Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing at the end of April last year. 
27 Feb 17 Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing...
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VIRTUAL fencing for cattle is set to be commercially available later this year, following Melbourne-based agri-tech company Agersens’ success in raising $2 million.03 Apr 17 VIRTUAL fencing for cattle is set to be commercially available later this year, following Melbourne-based agri-tech...
Lindsay Anderson's Gippsland dairy farm uses a lot of electricity. 
30 Mar 17 Lindsay Anderson's Gippsland dairy farm uses a lot of electricity.
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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...