Saputo co-op claims simplistic: farmers

Claims by the head of Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, European and New Zealand co-operatives were responsible for ongoing volatility in the sector have been dismissed as too simple, by Victorian farmers.
Claims by the head of Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, European and New Zealand co-operatives were responsible for ongoing volatility in the sector have been dismissed as too simple, by Victorian farmers.
Australia’s online livestock selling system, AuctionsPlus wanted to continue to work with traditional saleyards to reduce volatility for vendors and buyers, according to chief executive Anna Speer.
20 Feb 18 Australia’s online livestock selling system, AuctionsPlus wanted to continue to work with traditional saleyards to reduce volatility for vendors and buyers, according to chief executive...
Milk and meat manufactured in a laboratory was here to stay and farmers needed to view them as a serious challenge, according to Silicon Valley think-tank Singularity University’s regional ambassador Kaila Colbin.
19 Feb 18 Milk and meat manufactured in a laboratory was here to stay and farmers needed to view them as a serious challenge, according to Silicon Valley think-tank Singularity University’s...
The last week has been filled with commentary and vitriol regarding the Murray Darling Basin Plan and its fate.
19 Feb 18 The last week has been filled with commentary and vitriol regarding the Murray Darling Basin Plan and its fate.
Katunga, Vic, dairyfarmer Paul Stammers took out The Pitch competition at the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February.
17 Feb 18 Katunga, Vic, dairyfarmer Paul Stammers took out The Pitch competition at the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February.
Six young scientists from around Australia impressed delegates at the Australian Dairy Conference as they presented the results of their research.
17 Feb 18 Six young scientists from around Australia impressed delegates at the Australian Dairy Conference as they presented the results of their research.
A rapid wave of change is sweeping across the world disrupting every aspect of human existence, the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February was told.
17 Feb 18 A rapid wave of change is sweeping across the world disrupting every aspect of human existence, the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February was told.
The Australian Dairy Conference attracted almost 500 delegates to Melbourne this week.
16 Feb 18 The Australian Dairy Conference attracted almost 500 delegates to Melbourne this week.
The Canadian businessman leading the push to buy the Australian processor Murray Goulburn, Lino Saputo jnr, has questioned the sale of fresh milk for $1 a litre, telling a dairy conference, “I just don’t see how $1 milk could be viable.”
16 Feb 18 The Canadian businessman leading the push to buy the Australian processor Murray Goulburn, Lino Saputo jnr, has questioned the sale of fresh milk for $1 a litre, telling a dairy...
12 Feb 18 "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.
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A new definition of 'genetically modified' currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new...
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it...
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Olivia - what you fail to consider is that animals fed the crops you speak of aren't evolved to
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If that’s what they think the milk volume drop will be they are in for one hell of a shock. 200
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A well planned vegan diet is certainly not nutrient deficient. But aside from that, the entire
Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to make smarter use of energy to reduce power bills.
13 Nov 18 Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to...
Accurate and up-to-date paperwork is crucial for all dairy farmers. But as a farm manager, Allen Hook says the ability to keep precise records is what keeps him in a job.12 Nov 18 Accurate and up-to-date paperwork is crucial for all dairy farmers. But as a farm manager, Allen Hook says the...
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...