Global prices fall again

Prices fell again on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
Prices fell again on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
Five years ago, the idea of working in the Australian dairy industry was the last thing on the mind of Ireland’s Rosemary Corcoran – today, she couldn’t think of anything better.
04 Sep 18 Five years ago, the idea of working in the Australian dairy industry was the last thing on the mind of Ireland’s Rosemary Corcoran – today, she couldn’t think of anything better.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 99 per cent of Australia's trade with Indonesia will have tariffs reduced or eliminated under a new free trade deal.
04 Sep 18 Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 99 per cent of Australia's trade with Indonesia will have tariffs reduced or eliminated under a new free trade deal.
The message from dairyfarmers wanting a price increase on their product has been made loud and clear in a NSW South Coast town, with giant signs appearing on the highway.
03 Sep 18  1 The message from dairyfarmers wanting a price increase on their product has been made loud and clear in a NSW South Coast town, with giant signs appearing on the highway.
Montreal: American farmers have been frothing against Canada's strict management of its dairy industry for years - so it was not entirely surprising that when hopes of reworking a NAFTA deal evaporated this week, they did so over milk products.
03 Sep 18 Montreal: American farmers have been frothing against Canada's strict management of its dairy industry for years - so it was not entirely surprising that when hopes of reworking a NAFTA...
Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
03 Sep 18 Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among processors.
01 Sep 18  1 Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among...
Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
31 Aug 18 Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
The cost of feed – whether fodder or irrigation water – is driving a sell off of dairy cows in Northern Victoria.
29 Aug 18 The cost of feed – whether fodder or irrigation water – is driving a sell off of dairy cows in Northern Victoria.
With 750 cows being milked now, growing to more than 1000 by the end of calving, sourcing hay and fodder is a constant and expensive exercise for Maffra dairy farmer Justin Johnston.
23 Aug 18 With 750 cows being milked now, growing to more than 1000 by the end of calving, sourcing hay and fodder is a constant and expensive exercise for Maffra dairy farmer Justin Johnston.
Prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
22 Aug 18 Prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
FACTORS that make some Western Australian dairyfarmers “better suited” to supply milk to one processor over another will become increasingly important as the State’s industry undergoes significant change.
22 Aug 18 FACTORS that make some Western Australian dairyfarmers “better suited” to supply milk to one processor over another will become increasingly important as the State’s industry undergoes...
The Bega signs officially went up at Koroit on Friday, marking the first day of business for the company at the former Murray Goulburn factory.
20 Aug 18 The Bega signs officially went up at Koroit on Friday, marking the first day of business for the company at the former Murray Goulburn factory.
Brighter prospects of higher Victorian farm gate milk prices, due to a downturn in global milk supply, may be dampened by a sharp jump in production costs, according to analysts.
17 Aug 18 Brighter prospects of higher Victorian farm gate milk prices, due to a downturn in global milk supply, may be dampened by a sharp jump in production costs, according to analysts.
National hay and fodder prices have skyrocketed in recent months, imposing further hardships on farmers dealing with unfavourable seasonal conditions.
17 Aug 18 National hay and fodder prices have skyrocketed in recent months, imposing further hardships on farmers dealing with unfavourable seasonal conditions.
Northern Victorian dairy farmers say the triple whammy of high water, grain and hay prices have left many in a precarious position.
16 Aug 18 Northern Victorian dairy farmers say the triple whammy of high water, grain and hay prices have left many in a precarious position.
An Australian agricultural fund backed by the $US129 billion ($176 billion) pension fund – the Washington State Investment Board – has purchased more than $50 million worth of dairy farms in Tasmania's north west.
15 Aug 18 An Australian agricultural fund backed by the $US129 billion ($176 billion) pension fund – the Washington State Investment Board – has purchased more than $50 million worth of dairy...
Fonterra has announced that Miles Hurrell will take over as the co-operative's interim chief executive with immediate effect - a move described by Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew Hoggard as
15 Aug 18 Fonterra has announced that Miles Hurrell will take over as the co-operative's interim chief executive with immediate effect - a move described by Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved the sale of the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory to Bega Cheese.
13 Aug 18 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved the sale of the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory to Bega Cheese.
NSW Farmers has welcomed the long anticipated NSW Cattle Underpass Scheme announced last Friday in Lismore.
13 Aug 18 NSW Farmers has welcomed the long anticipated NSW Cattle Underpass Scheme announced last Friday in Lismore.
IN just over a week more than $30,000 has been pledged to help Schulz Organic Dairy at Timboon, Vic, shift away from using plastic milk bottles.
10 Aug 18 IN just over a week more than $30,000 has been pledged to help Schulz Organic Dairy at Timboon, Vic, shift away from using plastic milk bottles.
Saputo is looking at further acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand, according to chief executive officer Lino Saputo Jnr.
09 Aug 18  1 Saputo is looking at further acquisitions in Australia and New Zealand, according to chief executive officer Lino Saputo Jnr.  | Saputo criticises Canadian milk... 
The owner of Australia's largest milk processing company Lino Saputo Jnr has lashed out at a Canadian dairy export support scheme.
08 Aug 18 The owner of Australia's largest milk processing company Lino Saputo Jnr has lashed out at a Canadian dairy export support scheme.
Global dairy prices seem to have entered a sustained period of relative stability.
08 Aug 18 Global dairy prices seem to have entered a sustained period of relative stability.
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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...
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