Culture of farm safety only way forward

Dairy farmers need to commit to tougher safety standards on farm. Keeping ourselves, our families, and our staff safe is the number one priority.
Dairy farmers need to commit to tougher safety standards on farm. Keeping ourselves, our families, and our staff safe is the number one priority.
The deputy chairman of the Australian Dairy Industry Council, Grant Crothers, has defended his company’s decision to offer suppliers a three-year supply contract.
14 Jul 17 The deputy chairman of the Australian Dairy Industry Council, Grant Crothers, has defended his company’s decision to offer suppliers a three-year supply contract.
Northern Victorian irrigators are expressing increasing concern the troubled Connections project will run out of money before it’s fully finished.
14 Jul 17 Northern Victorian irrigators are expressing increasing concern the troubled Connections project will run out of money before it’s fully finished.
Saputo chief executive Lino Saputo Jnr says the Canadian-based dairy giant is “hungry for other assets.”
13 Jul 17 Saputo chief executive Lino Saputo Jnr says the Canadian-based dairy giant is “hungry for other assets.”
Infant formula manufacturer Bellamy’s has defended due diligence on the acquisition of the Camperdown Powder’s Braeside factory, which has had its export licence suspended by Chinese authorities.
13 Jul 17 Infant formula manufacturer Bellamy’s has defended due diligence on the acquisition of the Camperdown Powder’s Braeside factory, which has had its export licence suspended by Chinese...
Infant formula manufacturer Bellamy’s remains in a voluntary trading halt, as the company seeks to unravel why Chinese authorities suspended the licence of its newly acquired subsidiary, Camperdown Powder.
12 Jul 17  1 Infant formula manufacturer Bellamy’s remains in a voluntary trading halt, as the company seeks to unravel why Chinese authorities suspended the licence of its newly acquired subsidiary,...
Farming is a long-term business - I am concerned that the recent announcement of opening milk prices has resulted in some very short-term thinking amongst some of my fellow milk producers.
11 Jul 17  1 Farming is a long-term business - I am concerned that the recent announcement of opening milk prices has resulted in some very short-term thinking amongst some of my fellow milk producers.
AUSTRALIAN agricultural exports are expected to improve their competitive standing through the realisation of a new trade deal.
10 Jul 17 AUSTRALIAN agricultural exports are expected to improve their competitive standing through the realisation of a new trade deal.
Troubled dairy company Bellamy's has stumbled early in its recovery journey after Chinese authorities suspended the export licence of the canning facility the company has just acquired.
Dairy company Bellamy's has been hit by a shock decision in China.
10 Jul 17 Troubled dairy company Bellamy's has stumbled early in its recovery journey after Chinese authorities suspended the export licence of the canning facility the company has just...
There's speculation aplenty about asset changes and structural revamps in the dairy industry, including questions about what Bega Cheese is up to.
06 Jul 17 There's speculation aplenty about asset changes and structural revamps in the dairy industry, including questions about what Bega Cheese is up to.
Global dairy prices dipped slightly at the Global Dairy Trade Auction on Tuesday night.
05 Jul 17 Global dairy prices dipped slightly at the Global Dairy Trade Auction on Tuesday night.
The Victorian Winter Fair, which gets underway on Tuesday, has cemented itself as one of Australia's leading dairy shows, offering an opportunity for autumn-calved cows to be shown at their peak.
03 Jul 17 The Victorian Winter Fair, which gets underway on Tuesday, has cemented itself as one of Australia's leading dairy shows, offering an opportunity for autumn-calved cows to be shown at...
Rainfall is needed in northern Victoria to guarantee irrigators high allocations later in the season.
03 Jul 17 Rainfall is needed in northern Victoria to guarantee irrigators high allocations later in the season.
The Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors is a major achievement for the industry and will help ensure greater transparency and fairness in milk supply and pricing.
30 Jun 17 The Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors is a major achievement for the industry and will help ensure greater transparency and fairness in milk...
The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
29 Jun 17 The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it will no longer accept excess seasonal milk, from other processors, during October to December.
29 Jun 17 Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it will no longer accept excess seasonal milk, from other processors, during October to December.
Existing institutional shareholders have rushed in to grab an extra slice of Bega Cheese, blocking new investor hopes of taking part in a $160 million capital raising by the dairy company.
28 Jun 17 Existing institutional shareholders have rushed in to grab an extra slice of Bega Cheese, blocking new investor hopes of taking part in a $160 million capital raising by the dairy company.
Japanese beer giant Kirin Holdings is believed to be reconsidering the future of its Australian dairy business, Lion Dairy & Drinks.
28 Jun 17 Japanese beer giant Kirin Holdings is believed to be reconsidering the future of its Australian dairy business, Lion Dairy & Drinks.
YOU probably wouldn’t expect to see a dairy factory right in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD, but just off Brunswick Street is a small, boutique dairy that supplies milk to hundreds of small businesses in the area.
27 Jun 17 YOU probably wouldn’t expect to see a dairy factory right in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD, but just off Brunswick Street is a small, boutique dairy that supplies milk to hundreds of...
Australia's largest mainland dairy farmer, Ace Farming, has brought in a major US-based investor to buy up two huge dairy farms in southern NSW, giving the industry a big boost of confidence following a difficult period for farmers.
26 Jun 17 Australia's largest mainland dairy farmer, Ace Farming, has brought in a major US-based investor to buy up two huge dairy farms in southern NSW, giving the industry a big boost of...
Bega Cheese has launched a $160 million capital raising plan.
23 Jun 17 Bega Cheese has launched a $160 million capital raising plan.
BREAKING: Murray Goulburn has increased its opening price to $5.20 a kilogram milk solids.
22 Jun 17  1 BREAKING: Murray Goulburn has increased its opening price to $5.20 a kilogram milk solids.
New Zealand Federated Farmers say the slight fall in the latest global dairy auction should not ring alarm bells.
21 Jun 17 New Zealand Federated Farmers say the slight fall in the latest global dairy auction should not ring alarm bells.
Fonterra has moved to clarify confusion over its opening price, after criticism from the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) and suppliers.
19 Jun 17 Fonterra has moved to clarify confusion over its opening price, after criticism from the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) and suppliers.
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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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Dear , Our silage films also can reach 55% stretch, would you like to test ? it's also very
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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...