Lion sniffs success

Anticipating consumer trends is never an exact science, but national milk processor Lion has certainly nailed at least one - Greek yoghurt.
Anticipating consumer trends is never an exact science, but national milk processor Lion has certainly nailed at least one - Greek yoghurt.
Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, has lifted its offer price for the shares it does not already own in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB).
22 Feb 17 Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, has lifted its offer price for the shares it does not already own in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB).
THE big declines in milk production are starting to ease on the back of improved margin drivers on farm and analysts say the corner could be turned as early as next season.
22 Feb 17 THE big declines in milk production are starting to ease on the back of improved margin drivers on farm and analysts say the corner could be turned as early as next season.
More milk on the world market has driven down dairy prices, which slid 3.2 per cent at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight.
22 Feb 17 More milk on the world market has driven down dairy prices, which slid 3.2 per cent at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight.
Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) has encouraged irrigators to contact planners to discuss their needs for autumn, with half the allocations remaining unused.
21 Feb 17 Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) has encouraged irrigators to contact planners to discuss their needs for autumn, with half the allocations remaining unused.
The routine calving induction limit for Australian dairy farms will be reduced to 12 per cent this year.
20 Feb 17 The routine calving induction limit for Australian dairy farms will be reduced to 12 per cent this year.
The global dairy market is still vital to Australia, despite exports taking a smaller share of production, the Australian Dairy Conference in Adelaide in February was told.
20 Feb 17 The global dairy market is still vital to Australia, despite exports taking a smaller share of production, the Australian Dairy Conference in Adelaide in February was told.
Farmers at the first Victorian Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy inquiry hearing, in Traralgon, have expressed grave concerns they could still be affected by price clawbacks.
15 Feb 17 Farmers at the first Victorian Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy inquiry hearing, in Traralgon, have expressed grave concerns they could still be affected by...
A Farmers’ Fund grant has helped a South Gippsland young farmer weather a tough season.
14 Feb 17  1 A Farmers’ Fund grant has helped a South Gippsland young farmer weather a tough season.
In the days after Bellamy's Australia admitted in a vaguely worded statement to problems in China, the infant formula maker hurriedly established a war room in the Melbourne offices of law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.
13 Feb 17 In the days after Bellamy's Australia admitted in a vaguely worded statement to problems in China, the infant formula maker hurriedly established a war room in the Melbourne offices of...
A $3 million plan to get 30 underpasses constructed in NSW for dairy farms is still sitting on the drawing books despite a promise from the NSW State Government to pursue the idea.
10 Feb 17 A $3 million plan to get 30 underpasses constructed in NSW for dairy farms is still sitting on the drawing books despite a promise from the NSW State Government to pursue the idea.
SALES of Woolworth's premium house-brand milk Farmers' Own continue to grow on the back of consumer desire to support dairyfarmers.
10 Feb 17 SALES of Woolworth's premium house-brand milk Farmers' Own continue to grow on the back of consumer desire to support dairyfarmers.
Troubled milk broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) will now go into liquidation.
09 Feb 17 Troubled milk broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) will now go into liquidation.
From little things big things grow. That famous line from Paul Kelly's song certainly holds true for a Dubbo, NSW, family-run dairy operation, Little Big Dairy Company.
09 Feb 17 From little things big things grow. That famous line from Paul Kelly's song certainly holds true for a Dubbo, NSW, family-run dairy operation, Little Big Dairy Company.
LEGISLATIVE amendments aimed at expediting the delivery of Farm Household Allowance support payments to aid farmers in financial strife, will be introduced in federal parliament on Thursday.
09 Feb 17 LEGISLATIVE amendments aimed at expediting the delivery of Farm Household Allowance support payments to aid farmers in financial strife, will be introduced in federal parliament on...
World dairy prices rose 1.3 per cent at auction overnight.
08 Feb 17 World dairy prices rose 1.3 per cent at auction overnight.
PRACTICAL examples demonstrating how the laws of supply and demand were simply not delivering a fair farmgate milk price were provided by frustrated and desperate dairy producers this week as part of a fair trading investigation.
08 Feb 17 PRACTICAL examples demonstrating how the laws of supply and demand were simply not delivering a fair farmgate milk price were provided by frustrated and desperate dairy producers this...
New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP).
06 Feb 17 New quad bike laws in Queensland making it illegal for children under eight to be carried as passengers have been heralded as a positive step towards enhanced on-farm safety by the...
INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday had started, more than 100 dairyfarmers were in the room.
06 Feb 17 INITIALLY there were only enough chairs for about 30 people, but by the time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) dairy industry inquiry at Toowoomba, Qld, on Monday...
South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
06 Feb 17 South Gippsland dairyfarmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia (DA) board.
DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
06 Feb 17 DairyTas was forced to defend its role at a public hearing of the senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry at Burnie, Tas, on Friday.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
03 Feb 17 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) farmer forums as part of its inquiry into the dairy industry get underway next week.
Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
03 Feb 17 Administrators for the troubled milk supply company National Dairy Products (NDP) have announced another creditors meeting is to be held to decide the company’s future.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
02 Feb 17  1 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) investigations into milk processors Fonterra and Murray Goulburn were reaching the end of the investigative process.
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Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre as part of the Dairy On PAR project.
05 May 17 Improving pasture consumption was the focus of recent pasture coaching groups organised by the Tasmanian Institute...
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...
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I wanted to tell Nick how his Farmers' Own milk is the best I have tasted and at $3 for 2L is
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Farmers angry at the unfairness to them or to other farmers who switched, and / or who are
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Where was the ADF support for dairy farmers back in April 2016? Nobody from ADF spoke out
As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
9:42 AM As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to electricity outages. 
03 May 17 South Australian dairyfarmers are investing in generators to help guarantee their power supply in response to...
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...