Keogh flags baseline contract standards

Introduction of a baseline for milk supply contracts has been flagged by Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions (ACCC) Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh.
Introduction of a baseline for milk supply contracts has been flagged by Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions (ACCC) Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh.
Burra Foods has announced an opening price of 45.45-$5.65 a kilogram milk solids (MS) - including a 40 cents/kg MS bonus for suppliers signing a three-year contract.
09 Jun 17 Burra Foods has announced an opening price of 45.45-$5.65 a kilogram milk solids (MS) - including a 40 cents/kg MS bonus for suppliers signing a three-year contract.
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has announced an opening price of $5.50 a kilogram milk solids (MS).
09 Jun 17 Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has announced an opening price of $5.50 a kilogram milk solids (MS).
Bega Cheese has announced an opening price of $5.50 a kilogram milk solids.
08 Jun 17 Bega Cheese has announced an opening price of $5.50 a kilogram milk solids.
Murray Goulburn's new chief executive officer Ari Mervis has apologised for comments he made about the farm cost of production.
08 Jun 17 Murray Goulburn's new chief executive officer Ari Mervis has apologised for comments he made about the farm cost of production.
Dairy prices have continued to rise for the sixth consecutive time, edging up 0.6 per cent at the latest Global Dairy Trade auction.
07 Jun 17 Dairy prices have continued to rise for the sixth consecutive time, edging up 0.6 per cent at the latest Global Dairy Trade auction.
Murray Goulburn's decision to offer dairyfarmers a lower-than-expected milk price has set the scene for a major upheaval of the dairy industry, as rival processors weigh up whether to break ranks and exact further pain on the besieged co-operative by offering a higher price.
07 Jun 17 Murray Goulburn's decision to offer dairyfarmers a lower-than-expected milk price has set the scene for a major upheaval of the dairy industry, as rival processors weigh up whether to...
The difficult 2016-17 season experienced by many Victorian dairyfarmers has hit farm cash-flows, farmer confidence and overall milk production, according to Dairy Australia’s latest Situation and Outlook report released on Wednesday.
07 Jun 17 The difficult 2016-17 season experienced by many Victorian dairyfarmers has hit farm cash-flows, farmer confidence and overall milk production, according to Dairy Australia’s latest...
Murray Goulburn has announced a $4.70 a kilogram milk solids (MS) opening milk price for next season.
06 Jun 17 Murray Goulburn has announced a $4.70 a kilogram milk solids (MS) opening milk price for next season.
Burra Foods is offering new and existing suppliers a 40 cents a kilogram payment at the start of the 2017/18 season if they sign a three-year supply contract.
05 Jun 17 Burra Foods is offering new and existing suppliers a 40 cents a kilogram payment at the start of the 2017/18 season if they sign a three-year supply contract.
Murray-Darling Basin states and the Commonwealth were close to an agreement on the final water savings, due to be delivered by the end of the month, according to Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville.
05 Jun 17 Murray-Darling Basin states and the Commonwealth were close to an agreement on the final water savings, due to be delivered by the end of the month, according to Victorian Water Minister...
THE live export industry is set to implement a statutory $6/head Dairy Cattle Export Charge.
05 Jun 17 THE live export industry is set to implement a statutory $6/head Dairy Cattle Export Charge.
Australia’s biggest dairy processor, Murray Goulburn (MG), has announced it will be deleting some of its product lines, later this year, as it closes Tasmania’s Edith Creek factory.
05 Jun 17 Australia’s biggest dairy processor, Murray Goulburn (MG), has announced it will be deleting some of its product lines, later this year, as it closes Tasmania’s Edith Creek factory.
THE RSPCA cannot regulate the farm sector, while it continues to lobby against the very industries it wants to police, a parliamentary inquiry into the animal welfare group has been told.
02 Jun 17  1 THE RSPCA cannot regulate the farm sector, while it continues to lobby against the very industries it wants to police, a parliamentary inquiry into the animal welfare group has been told.
Lion Dairy & Drinks has launched a campaign to remind Australians why milk matters.
01 Jun 17 Lion Dairy & Drinks has launched a campaign to remind Australians why milk matters.
DAIRYING touches the lives of a billion people around the world, with 121 million farms supporting a long tradition of milk production.
01 Jun 17 DAIRYING touches the lives of a billion people around the world, with 121 million farms supporting a long tradition of milk production.
NEW survey data reveals that only 45 per cent of dairy farmers nationwide are anticipating making a profit this financial year.
31 May 17 NEW survey data reveals that only 45 per cent of dairy farmers nationwide are anticipating making a profit this financial year.
BEGA Cheese’s growth from a single factory farmer co-operative to one of the largest dairy businesses in Australia has been built on the ability to remain relevant and to retain trust and loyalty.
29 May 17 BEGA Cheese’s growth from a single factory farmer co-operative to one of the largest dairy businesses in Australia has been built on the ability to remain relevant and to retain trust...
Fonterra suppliers have openly questioned the company’s forecasts and plans to entice farmers back to the company, after last year’s retrospective cut in farm gate milk prices.
26 May 17 Fonterra suppliers have openly questioned the company’s forecasts and plans to entice farmers back to the company, after last year’s retrospective cut in farm gate milk prices.
The alluvial flats at Cowra, NSW, make it great farming land in anyone's book, even marking one Cowra farm as an exemplar of the dairy industry.
26 May 17 The alluvial flats at Cowra, NSW, make it great farming land in anyone's book, even marking one Cowra farm as an exemplar of the dairy industry.
Australian milk production continues to plummet with national April production 6.3 per cent lower than April 2016.
25 May 17 Australian milk production continues to plummet with national April production 6.3 per cent lower than April 2016.
Crossley, Vic, dairyfarmers Karinjeet Singh-Mahil and Brian Schuler drove a tractor into Warrnambool, Vic, on Monday to protest outside the first of Fonterra’s supplier meetings.
24 May 17 Crossley, Vic, dairyfarmers Karinjeet Singh-Mahil and Brian Schuler drove a tractor into Warrnambool, Vic, on Monday to protest outside the first of Fonterra’s supplier meetings.
Running a successful dairy farm in the future appears to be more about what’s beyond the milk vat.
24 May 17 Running a successful dairy farm in the future appears to be more about what’s beyond the milk vat.
Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh has acknowledged deregulation of the dairy industry, in 2000, appears to have caused farmers greater risk and disadvantage.
23 May 17 Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh has acknowledged deregulation of the dairy industry, in 2000, appears to have caused farmers greater risk and disadvantage.
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At what event was this said ?
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One of the most effective ways to combat the fake markets is to mass serialise the original
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ok then, lets extend it further, anything that is not raw dairy cow/sheep/goat/buffalo milk, is
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...
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