Norco fights for 6.5 cents a litre price increase

A temporary price increase of 6.5 cents a litre paid to Norco dairy suppliers will help offset a horror summer that has blown out feed budgets and pushed many producers to the brink of despair.
A temporary price increase of 6.5 cents a litre paid to Norco dairy suppliers will help offset a horror summer that has blown out feed budgets and pushed many producers to the brink of despair.
Dairy processor Fonterra has acknowledged its operating in a “new landscape”  as it faces the real possibility of Australian milk collections falling to two-decade lows.
11 Mar 19 Dairy processor Fonterra has acknowledged its operating in a “new landscape” as it faces the real possibility of Australian milk collections falling to two-decade lows.
The 2019 DairySA Central Conference promises an exciting line-up of speakers around the theme of 'Diverse Dairy: Driving Opportunities'.
09 Mar 19 The 2019 DairySA Central Conference promises an exciting line-up of speakers around the theme of 'Diverse Dairy: Driving Opportunities'.
International dairy prices continue their upward trajectory with prices up 3.3 per cent in the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
07 Mar 19 International dairy prices continue their upward trajectory with prices up 3.3 per cent in the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
Global milk price recovery is likely on the back of tightening supply and growth in demand, according to Rabobank's global dairy strategist Mary Ledman.
07 Mar 19 Global milk price recovery is likely on the back of tightening supply and growth in demand, according to Rabobank's global dairy strategist Mary Ledman.
Relief on water allocation prices may be ahead, according to new research presented to the ABARES Outlook 2019 conference, Canberra.
07 Mar 19 Relief on water allocation prices may be ahead, according to new research presented to the ABARES Outlook 2019 conference, Canberra.
Australian dairy farmers face falling farmgate prices until at least 2024, according to the Australia Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).
06 Mar 19 Australian dairy farmers face falling farmgate prices until at least 2024, according to the Australia Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).
The Australian Dairy Industry Council has urged the Australian parliament to sign off on the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
06 Mar 19 The Australian Dairy Industry Council has urged the Australian parliament to sign off on the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
Western Australia’s dairy industry’s prospects “can only go up” and “what up looks like is up to you” were messages for Western Dairy’s Young Dairy Network last month.
05 Mar 19 Western Australia’s dairy industry’s prospects “can only go up” and “what up looks like is up to you” were messages for Western Dairy’s Young Dairy Network last month.
The Federal Agriculture Minister has announced a review of the Milk Price Index to determine how well it meets the needs of farmers and processors.
04 Mar 19 The Federal Agriculture Minister has announced a review of the Milk Price Index to determine how well it meets the needs of farmers and processors.
Dairy farmers have invited Prime Minister Scott Morrison to step into their shoes for the day to better understand why the 'measly' 10 cents a litre matters.
04 Mar 19 Dairy farmers have invited Prime Minister Scott Morrison to step into their shoes for the day to better understand why the 'measly' 10 cents a litre matters.
Bega Cheese is to close its Coburg cheddar and mozzarella cheese plant in Melbourne because its capacity and city location are not considered conducive to expected future company growth.
27 Feb 19 Bega Cheese is to close its Coburg cheddar and mozzarella cheese plant in Melbourne because its capacity and city location are not considered conducive to expected future company growth.
Milk pricing systems look set for a shake up as southern Australia processors grapple with falling supply.
27 Feb 19 Milk pricing systems look set for a shake up as southern Australia processors grapple with falling supply.
Supermarket discounted milk was in the firing line at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra on Thursday.
25 Feb 19 Supermarket discounted milk was in the firing line at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra on Thursday.
Supermarket big guns, Coles and Aldi, are refusing to budge, but Woolworths continues to be widely applauded for finally breaking the controversial $1 a litre price ceiling on cheap house brand milk.
21 Feb 19 Supermarket big guns, Coles and Aldi, are refusing to budge, but Woolworths continues to be widely applauded for finally breaking the controversial $1 a litre price ceiling on cheap...
A Shorten Labor Government will task the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with testing the efficacy of a minimum farmgate milk price and to make recommendations on the best design options.
20 Feb 19 A Shorten Labor Government will task the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with testing the efficacy of a minimum farmgate milk price and to make recommendations on the best...
The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.
20 Feb 19 The Australian dairy industry continues to be at the mercy of high feed costs, water prices and seasonal conditions.
Dairy farmers converge on Canberra this week for the Australian Dairy Conference.
19 Feb 19 Dairy farmers converge on Canberra this week for the Australian Dairy Conference.
Woolworths’ announcement that it is scrapping its $1 a litre milk campaign and passing on 10 cents a litre to dairy farmer suppliers may be a green shoot in the current dairy landscape.
19 Feb 19 Woolworths’ announcement that it is scrapping its $1 a litre milk campaign and passing on 10 cents a litre to dairy farmer suppliers may be a green shoot in the current dairy landscape.
The dairy farmer at the centre of a stoush with Western Australian vegan activists says he didn’t know they were still in the area when he discharged a firearm on his property last week.
19 Feb 19 The dairy farmer at the centre of a stoush with Western Australian vegan activists says he didn’t know they were still in the area when he discharged a firearm on his property last week.
Woolworths has bowed to dairy farmer pressure and rising consumer concern about the drought, vowing to lift the price of house brand milk from $1 to 1.10 a litre nationwide, from tomorrow.
18 Feb 19 Woolworths has bowed to dairy farmer pressure and rising consumer concern about the drought, vowing to lift the price of house brand milk from $1 to 1.10 a litre nationwide, from tomorrow.
THE viral videos I see on Facebook usually feature cats, dodgy parking or terrible dancing, but this week, it was a heartfelt live video filmed by third-generation Fleurieu Peninsula dairyfarmer and former Stock Journal journalist Casey Treloar that kept reappearing on my feed.
18 Feb 19 THE viral videos I see on Facebook usually feature cats, dodgy parking or terrible dancing, but this week, it was a heartfelt live video filmed by third-generation Fleurieu Peninsula...
Australia's dairy industry leaders have been exhorted to step outside their comfort zone and be courageous to help tackle the industry's problems.
15 Feb 19 Australia's dairy industry leaders have been exhorted to step outside their comfort zone and be courageous to help tackle the industry's problems.
Bega Cheese is to spend $34 million building a new lactoferrin extraction plant at its newly acquired Koroit dairy plant in Victoria’s south west.
15 Feb 19 Bega Cheese is to spend $34 million building a new lactoferrin extraction plant at its newly acquired Koroit dairy plant in Victoria’s south west.
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Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation system. 
16 Apr 19 Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation...
A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts labour and fuel costs.
16 Apr 19 A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts...
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This project was doomed from the start. Sri Lanka's Department of Animal Production and Health
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What an awesome article, this will save so much time and money for farmers across the world with
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is expected that by 2025 the adoption of technologies for data capturing and monitoring system parameters will increase.
08 Apr 19 An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is...
Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the establishment and maintenance of traditional physical fences.
08 Apr 19 Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to 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...