Farmers prepare for activists' invasion

A local dairy leader says an animal rights group’s interactive map of farms and slaughterhouses is a call to activism by animal liberationists.
A local dairy leader says an animal rights group’s interactive map of farms and slaughterhouses is a call to activism by animal liberationists.
European agricultural commodities giant, Louis Dreyfus Company, is to quit its global dairy business by mid-year.
28 Jan 19 European agricultural commodities giant, Louis Dreyfus Company, is to quit its global dairy business by mid-year.
WORLD leading nutritional research is pointing to organic livestock production as a means of boosting the famous fatty acids linked with a swag of health benefits, omega-3s, without lifting meat consumption.
18 Jan 19 WORLD leading nutritional research is pointing to organic livestock production as a means of boosting the famous fatty acids linked with a swag of health benefits, omega-3s, without...
Lion's sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division is becoming more intricate.
17 Jan 19 Lion's sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division is becoming more intricate.
In a series of anonymous interviews, Australian dairy processors have lifted the veil of secrecy about the deals done with supermarkets behind closed doors. Australian Dairyfarmer asked six questions to address the big issues: why processors supply private label milk, how much it hurts Australian dairy and what needs to change.
17 Jan 19  3 In a series of anonymous interviews, Australian dairy processors have lifted the veil of secrecy about the deals done with supermarkets behind closed doors. Australian Dairyfarmer asked...
Dairy prices recorded their biggest increase in almost a year at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
16 Jan 19 Dairy prices recorded their biggest increase in almost a year at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
A DRAFT mandatory dairy code of conduct has been released, following consultation across all eight dairy regions last year.
16 Jan 19 A DRAFT mandatory dairy code of conduct has been released, following consultation across all eight dairy regions last year.
A new promotion called Dairy’s Finest highlights the strength of the Jersey cow and milk.
15 Jan 19 A new promotion called Dairy’s Finest highlights the strength of the Jersey cow and milk.
Garry Morrison is credited with helping address the region's dairy labour shortage.
14 Jan 19 Garry Morrison is credited with helping address the region's dairy labour shortage.
Dairy production from red factor cows is proving profitable despite drought and dirty politics
11 Jan 19 Dairy production from red factor cows is proving profitable despite drought and dirty politics
A year of more skinny milk without much cream on top was how most of WA’s dairy farmers found 2018.
10 Jan 19 A year of more skinny milk without much cream on top was how most of WA’s dairy farmers found 2018.
The past 12 months have seen some progress on major issues affecting the dairy industry, albeit not as smoothly as the sector would have liked
09 Jan 19 The past 12 months have seen some progress on major issues affecting the dairy industry, albeit not as smoothly as the sector would have liked
Innovative research is using NZ's food processing skills to meet new-age protein expectations from consumers
08 Jan 19 Innovative research is using NZ's food processing skills to meet new-age protein expectations from consumers
There is no doubt the industry has come up against challenges over a number of years - rising production costs, price competition in domestic and international markets, tough seasons and market volatility.
07 Jan 19  1 There is no doubt the industry has come up against challenges over a number of years - rising production costs, price competition in domestic and international markets, tough seasons and...
This week, Holstein Australia will welcome an United Kingdom representative as part of the Holstein UK Australia Exchange program that has been running for three years now.
05 Jan 19 This week, Holstein Australia will welcome an United Kingdom representative as part of the Holstein UK Australia Exchange program that has been running for three years now.
OPINION: When Australia’s largest dairy processor and farmer co-operative Murray Goulburn announced in April 2016 that it was slashing the farmgate milk price in an attempt to claw back $183 million it had already paid to suppliers, the dairy industry was plunged into a deep crisis.
03 Jan 19 OPINION: When Australia’s largest dairy processor and farmer co-operative Murray Goulburn announced in April 2016 that it was slashing the farmgate milk price in an attempt to claw back...
VAN Dairy Group's Woolnorth Station has 25 dairy farms, with supporting cropping land, on a 19,000-hectare property.
02 Jan 19 VAN Dairy Group's Woolnorth Station has 25 dairy farms, with supporting cropping land, on a 19,000-hectare property.
The Australian Dairy Conference heads to Central New South Wales for the 2019 Pre Conference Tour taking in one of Australia's biggest single-site dairy farms Moxey Farms.
01 Jan 19 The Australian Dairy Conference heads to Central New South Wales for the 2019 Pre Conference Tour taking in one of Australia's biggest single-site dairy farms Moxey Farms.
A NSW Upper House inquiry has pinpointed that the dairy industry needs immediate help to end the cost pressures driving many dairyfarmers to the wall.
27 Dec 18 A NSW Upper House inquiry has pinpointed that the dairy industry needs immediate help to end the cost pressures driving many dairyfarmers to the wall.
A big moo-ry Christmas from the team at Australian Dairyfarmer - editors Carlene Dowie and advertising manager Peter Roach.
25 Dec 18 A big moo-ry Christmas from the team at Australian Dairyfarmer - editors Carlene Dowie and advertising manager Peter Roach.
OPINION: If anyone doubts the impact of consumer and wider society demands on our industry, a few stories that have appeared on our website recently should change their view.
24 Dec 18 OPINION: If anyone doubts the impact of consumer and wider society demands on our industry, a few stories that have appeared on our website recently should change their view.
Australia's dairy industry is set to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the sector head-on at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra from February 19-21.
23 Dec 18 Australia's dairy industry is set to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the sector head-on at the Australian Dairy Conference in Canberra from February 19-21.
A spotlight is being put on safety as the summer school holidays approach and children and visitors begin spending more time on the nation's dairy farms.
22 Dec 18 A spotlight is being put on safety as the summer school holidays approach and children and visitors begin spending more time on the nation's dairy farms.
The remnant company shell left in the wake of this year’s sale of Murray Goulburn’s dairy business assets to Saputo Inc is planning to delist itself from the Australian Securities Exchange.
21 Dec 18 The remnant company shell left in the wake of this year’s sale of Murray Goulburn’s dairy business assets to Saputo Inc is planning to delist itself from the Australian Securities...
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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...