Milk flows for new milk co-op

Australia’s newest dairy co-operative Mountain Milk Co-op will start trading this Sunday, July 1, creating the opportunity for a new start for a group of committed dairy farmers in the Kiewa Valley of North East Victoria.
Australia’s newest dairy co-operative Mountain Milk Co-op will start trading this Sunday, July 1, creating the opportunity for a new start for a group of committed dairy farmers in the Kiewa Valley of North East Victoria.
FLIES dart around Todd Wilson’s head on a crisp winter’s day as he steps into his dairy.
28 Jun 18 FLIES dart around Todd Wilson’s head on a crisp winter’s day as he steps into his dairy.
Infant formula and baby food business Bellamy’s Australia is ramping up demand for organic milk, sealing three new strategic arrangements to draw extra supplies from Tasmania and Victoria.
28 Jun 18 Infant formula and baby food business Bellamy’s Australia is ramping up demand for organic milk, sealing three new strategic arrangements to draw extra supplies from Tasmania and Victoria.
Bega Cheese has announced its opening price for the 2018/19 financial year is $5.85 a kilogram milk solids.
27 Jun 18 Bega Cheese has announced its opening price for the 2018/19 financial year is $5.85 a kilogram milk solids.
THE decision by milk processors to err on the side of caution with their opening milk farmgate prices has been criticised by producers as an unwillingness to take any risk in order to move the dairy game in Australia forward.
27 Jun 18 THE decision by milk processors to err on the side of caution with their opening milk farmgate prices has been criticised by producers as an unwillingness to take any risk in order to...
DAIRY businesses are losing up to $364 million each year in employee turnover, according to Australia’s peak dairy farmer group.
26 Jun 18 DAIRY businesses are losing up to $364 million each year in employee turnover, according to Australia’s peak dairy farmer group.
South Western Victorian dairy farmer Alan Symons was hoping Saputo would announce an opening milk price for the next season that would begin with $6.
25 Jun 18 South Western Victorian dairy farmer Alan Symons was hoping Saputo would announce an opening milk price for the next season that would begin with $6.
Questions around the failure to pass on the increasing value of global dairy trade to farmers and complex pricing structures were key topics at this year’s Dairy Australia Situation and Outlook breakfast.
22 Jun 18 Questions around the failure to pass on the increasing value of global dairy trade to farmers and complex pricing structures were key topics at this year’s Dairy Australia Situation and...
Dairy Australia’s outgoing managing director, Ian Halliday, has bemoaned the take up of business management tools by Australia’s dairyfarmers.
22 Jun 18 Dairy Australia’s outgoing managing director, Ian Halliday, has bemoaned the take up of business management tools by Australia’s dairyfarmers.
Fonterra Australia announced an opening price of $5.85 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) on Thursday and upgraded its forecast closing range to $5.85 to $6.20kgMS for season 2018/19.
21 Jun 18 Fonterra Australia announced an opening price of $5.85 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) on Thursday and upgraded its forecast closing range to $5.85 to $6.20kgMS for season 2018/19.
Global Dairy Trade auction prices fell 1.2 per cent on Tuesday.
20 Jun 18 Global Dairy Trade auction prices fell 1.2 per cent on Tuesday.
Canadian dairy giant Saputo has announced an opening average milk price for its Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) and former Murray Goulburn (MG) suppliers of $5.75 a kilogram/milk solids.
20 Jun 18 Canadian dairy giant Saputo has announced an opening average milk price for its Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) and former Murray Goulburn (MG) suppliers of $5.75 a kilogram/milk...
Budding photographers from the dairy industry can show off their skills this month, with agricultural machinery dealer O’Connors offering over $2000 worth of prizes in a competition shining a spotlight on dairy farmers.
18 Jun 18 Budding photographers from the dairy industry can show off their skills this month, with agricultural machinery dealer O’Connors offering over $2000 worth of prizes in a competition...
Farmers from the NSW Hunter region have called on the state government to give them a freight subsidy instead of spending money on a new skate park in Newcastle and stadiums in Sydney.
15 Jun 18 Farmers from the NSW Hunter region have called on the state government to give them a freight subsidy instead of spending money on a new skate park in Newcastle and stadiums in Sydney.
VICTORIAN dairy farmers are demanding milk processors shape up on opening price announcements, calling for messaging that is transparent and reflective of the market.
14 Jun 18 VICTORIAN dairy farmers are demanding milk processors shape up on opening price announcements, calling for messaging that is transparent and reflective of the market.
The head of Jersey Australia has welcomed what he says is a bold initiative by Gippsland processor Burra Foods to give greater recognition to the fat content of milk it receives.
13 Jun 18 The head of Jersey Australia has welcomed what he says is a bold initiative by Gippsland processor Burra Foods to give greater recognition to the fat content of milk it receives.
Queensland dairyfarmer Brendan Hayden is caught in a perfect storm as drought takes hold across much of Australia.
11 Jun 18 Queensland dairyfarmer Brendan Hayden is caught in a perfect storm as drought takes hold across much of Australia.
Overseas bidders are in the race to buy the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory in Victoria’s Western District.
08 Jun 18 Overseas bidders are in the race to buy the former Murray Goulburn Koroit factory in Victoria’s Western District.
The Chinese company that bought Australia's biggest dairy farm in 2016 breached loan conditions last year, leaving it at the mercy of its bankers and raising further doubts over commitments made to win foreign investment approval.
08 Jun 18 The Chinese company that bought Australia's biggest dairy farm in 2016 breached loan conditions last year, leaving it at the mercy of its bankers and raising further doubts over...
​Work on a dairy commodity price index promised by the federal government is well underway with it set to be released mid-year.
08 Jun 18 ​Work on a dairy commodity price index promised by the federal government is well underway with it set to be released mid-year.
Have dairy cows, will travel. That’s been the mantra for the Kath family who have slowly made it south from Toowoomba, Qld, gradually building up their dairy herd while sharefarming.
07 Jun 18 Have dairy cows, will travel. That’s been the mantra for the Kath family who have slowly made it south from Toowoomba, Qld, gradually building up their dairy herd while sharefarming.
There’s no need for the moo-haha over livestock greenhouse emissions.
07 Jun 18 There’s no need for the moo-haha over livestock greenhouse emissions.
Global dairy prices at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction fell 1.3 per cent to US$3487 in a discouraging start to the new season.
06 Jun 18 Global dairy prices at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction fell 1.3 per cent to US$3487 in a discouraging start to the new season.
The 16th annual DairySA Innovation Day to be held at Mt Gambier, South Australia, on Thursday promises a relevant and motivating line-up of speakers who are set to offer insights into the latest advancements in people practices, innovative projects in plant and animal genetics and new approaches to managing agronomy and nutrition.
04 Jun 18 The 16th annual DairySA Innovation Day to be held at Mt Gambier, South Australia, on Thursday promises a relevant and motivating line-up of speakers who are set to offer insights into...
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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...