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Mixed signals drive index lower

THE Australian dairy export index retreated slightly this week, down 0.7% due to a higher Australian dollar and despite stronger…

New Lely Welger up the Ante

THE versatile Lely Welger RP 160V which replaces the respected 415 and 445 ranges and features newly designed chamber geometry and the…

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Milking it - Ice cream for dogs

EFFORTS to extend the market for dairy know no bounds, with an American company The Bear and The Rat, creating a yoghurt-based ice cream for dogs.

Agribusiness

Mixed signals drive index lower

THE Australian dairy export index retreated slightly this week, down 0.7% due to a higher Australian dollar and despite stronger butter prices.

Dairy prices rebound

Global dairy prices have risen in the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction overnight.

Milk powder weighs on index

THE Australian dairy export index retreated by 2.4% this week, on the back of weaker milk powder prices and a slightly stronger currency.

Opinion: Falling milk output will bite

AUSTRALIA’S milk production is set to fall significantly in the 2016/17 season due to the damage caused to farm cashflows and industry confidence after the late cuts to milk prices in April this year.

Dollar weighs on export index

THE Australian dairy export index declined slightly this week following three consecutive rises but only because of a stronger Australian dollar.

Management

Separator solution delivers win-win results

WHEN Fredrick Oesch founded SwissLane Dairy in Alto, Michigan in USA on 36ha in 1915, his family farm was “out in the country,” and the concept of being a good community neighbor was one that was often taken for granted.

NSW Mid-Coast Dairy Project opens to broader farmers

At a time when Australia’s dairy industry has been under unprecedented pressure, dairy farmers of the New South Wales Mid Coast have rallied with Hunter Local Land Services (Hunter LLS) to initiate the innovative Mid-Coast Adaptable Dairy Farming Systems Project.  

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New Lely Welger up the Ante

THE versatile Lely Welger RP 160V which replaces the respected 415 and 445 ranges and features newly designed chamber geometry and the…

Deutz Fahr 9 has the looks

WHEN the designers were responsible for vehicles such as the Ferrari 250 GT, the Lotus Esprit Turbo and the Volkswagen Golf GTI, it…

Party poopers rain on my parade

WELL I don’t know about you, but I’ve finally reached it.   That juncture in life at which it dawns upon you that…

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When butter and chocolate collide

TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.

Milking it - Ice cream for dogs

EFFORTS to extend the market for dairy know no bounds, with an American company The Bear and The Rat, creating a yoghurt-based ice cream for dogs.

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