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"When you're on a farm, you learn something new every day", that's according to Shannon Notter, who operates a dairy farm at Carlisle River in south-western Victoria.
Dairyfarmers wanting an insight into the latest science in pasture improvement and herd genetics have been invited to a Dairy Open Day at AgriBio next week.
09 Feb 18 Dairyfarmers wanting an insight into the latest science in pasture improvement and herd genetics have been invited to a Dairy Open Day at AgriBio next week.
It’s time to make some room in your fridge and freezer, the prestigious Australian Grand Dairy Awards has announced its 2018 Champions, revealing the top 18 dairy products in Australia.
09 Feb 18 It’s time to make some room in your fridge and freezer, the prestigious Australian Grand Dairy Awards has announced its 2018 Champions, revealing the top 18 dairy products in Australia.
Delay to the proposed sale of milk processor Murray Goulburn (MG) to Canadian dairy giant Saputo risked causing significant damage to Australia’s dairy industry, United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) president Adam Jenkins has warned.
08 Feb 18 Delay to the proposed sale of milk processor Murray Goulburn (MG) to Canadian dairy giant Saputo risked causing significant damage to Australia’s dairy industry, United Dairyfarmers of...
THAT’S why “people hate politicians” says federal Agriculture and Water Resources Minister and Queensland rural MP David Littleproud.
08 Feb 18 THAT’S why “people hate politicians” says federal Agriculture and Water Resources Minister and Queensland rural MP David Littleproud.
The debt-heavy Murray Goulburn co-operative is making more money as dairy markets improve, but continues to struggle to source enough milk to help its ailing financial position.
07 Feb 18 The debt-heavy Murray Goulburn co-operative is making more money as dairy markets improve, but continues to struggle to source enough milk to help its ailing financial position.
Shrinking New Zealand milk production has seen global dairy prices surge for the third straight rise this year, lifting them to their highest level for four months.
07 Feb 18 Shrinking New Zealand milk production has seen global dairy prices surge for the third straight rise this year, lifting them to their highest level for four months.
OPINION: Farmers are asking the question, why are we not profitable anymore?
07 Feb 18  2 OPINION: Farmers are asking the question, why are we not profitable anymore?
The courtroom has become almost as important as the laboratory for companies developing commercial products from biotechnological advancements.
05 Feb 18 The courtroom has become almost as important as the laboratory for companies developing commercial products from biotechnological advancements.
The Murray Goulburn factory at Rochester has closed its doors for the last time.
05 Feb 18 The Murray Goulburn factory at Rochester has closed its doors for the last time.
Genomics again proved to be the key to attracting top prices for Holstein stud stock at International Dairy Week in January.
02 Feb 18 Genomics again proved to be the key to attracting top prices for Holstein stud stock at International Dairy Week in January.
Women gathered for a special night at International Dairy Week to celebrate the Power of Women in Dairy.
31 Jan 18 Women gathered for a special night at International Dairy Week to celebrate the Power of Women in Dairy.
The timing of a breakthrough on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) couldn't be better for Fonterra as it moves to double the size of its flagship cheese plant in northern Victoria.
31 Jan 18 The timing of a breakthrough on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) couldn't be better for Fonterra as it moves to double the size of its flagship cheese plant in northern Victoria.
There’s been a muted response from Victorian dairyfarmers to plans by New Zealand dairy giant, Fonterra, to spend more than AU$165 million on plant expansion this financial year.
29 Jan 18 There’s been a muted response from Victorian dairyfarmers to plans by New Zealand dairy giant, Fonterra, to spend more than AU$165 million on plant expansion this financial year.
A Guernsey heifer sold for a $16,000 breed record price for an unjoined heifer at the International Dairy Week (IDW) sale on Tuesday.
24 Jan 18 A Guernsey heifer sold for a $16,000 breed record price for an unjoined heifer at the International Dairy Week (IDW) sale on Tuesday.
Judging in the Ayrshire competition on Tuesday at International Dairy Week at Tatura, Vic.
23 Jan 18 Judging in the Ayrshire competition on Tuesday at International Dairy Week at Tatura, Vic.
The 4.9 per cent jump in dairy values at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction is the biggest shift in price movement since August last year.
17 Jan 18 The 4.9 per cent jump in dairy values at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction is the biggest shift in price movement since August last year.
With a few taps on the keyboard and some clicks of the mouse, Australian dairyfarmers can contribute to research to improve animal health and biosecurity.
12 Jan 18 With a few taps on the keyboard and some clicks of the mouse, Australian dairyfarmers can contribute to research to improve animal health and biosecurity.
Beleaguered dairy processor Murray Goulburn is blaming administrative errors for the rejection of shipments of its milk and infant formula in China last year, dismissing suggestions it was being punished for bypassing Chinese bidders in favour of a $1.3 billion takeover offer by Canadian giant Saputo.
12 Jan 18 Beleaguered dairy processor Murray Goulburn is blaming administrative errors for the rejection of shipments of its milk and infant formula in China last year, dismissing suggestions it...
Alice O’Rourke grew up in the suburbs but she has always dreamed of having a farmer’s life.
11 Jan 18 Alice O’Rourke grew up in the suburbs but she has always dreamed of having a farmer’s life.
South-west Victorian dairyfarmers are more optimistic about the dairy industry’s future after enduring tough times, the new federal agriculture minister David Littleproud says.
11 Jan 18 South-west Victorian dairyfarmers are more optimistic about the dairy industry’s future after enduring tough times, the new federal agriculture minister David Littleproud says.
NORTH-EASTERN Victorian King Valley Dairy starts the New Year in good shape with strong demand for butter nationwide and new projects in the pipeline.
10 Jan 18 NORTH-EASTERN Victorian King Valley Dairy starts the New Year in good shape with strong demand for butter nationwide and new projects in the pipeline.
Australian dairy farmers have been warned prices are on their way down amid a rising tide of world milk supply.
05 Jan 18 Australian dairy farmers have been warned prices are on their way down amid a rising tide of world milk supply.
A dairy industry leader has called for an increase in classification options for farm buildings, because structures for farm use of a certain size are being classified as industrial factories.
04 Jan 18  1 A dairy industry leader has called for an increase in classification options for farm buildings, because structures for farm use of a certain size are being classified as industrial...
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Gippsland dairyfarmers Paul and Lisa Mumford have ridden the Focus Farm rollercoaster through one of the toughest periods in recent memory.
30 May 18 Gippsland dairyfarmers Paul and Lisa Mumford have ridden the Focus Farm rollercoaster through one of the toughest...
Profiting from pasture Haydn Pocock only needs to look at his paddocks in spring to see the impact of Feeding Pastures for Profit (FPFP).
29 May 18 Profiting from pasture Haydn Pocock only needs to look at his paddocks in spring to see the impact of Feeding...
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The helmet requirement is plain stupid as is mandatory helmets on pushbikes - have a read of the
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Why does Adam insist on doing the biding of the processors? That is their line and he has
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The dairy industry is unnatural, unhealthy and extremely cruel.
Dairyfarmers around Australia have used grants to install new equipment in the dairy to help cut energy costs.
01 Jun 18 Dairyfarmers around Australia have used grants to install new equipment in the dairy to help cut energy costs.
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WITH a passion for innovation and their usual focus on products that are robust and reliable, global supplier McLanahan Corporation, has released a complete system for managing pasture based livestock effluent.02 May 18 Advertiser content for McLanahan WITH a passion for innovation and their usual focus on products that are robust...
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...