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Dairy prices rebound

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

WA Farmers dump milk

AS THE three dairy farmers whose contracts with Brownes ended at the start of the month face the reality of…


It’s now or never

EDITORIAL: IF the processing sector is serious about re-establishing trust with its farmer suppliers, it will join discussions with Australian Dairy Farmers with an open mind.


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.

Export index loses ground

The Australian dairy export index lost ground this week with weaker SMP prices and a stronger Australian dollar.


Pasture guides to help spring planning

 SPRING grazing management and silage are currently top of mind for dairy farmers and Dairy Australia has released two new resources to help in the decision-making process.

Delving into dairy DNA

THE number of dairy animals DNA tested – or genotyped – in Australia has escalated in the four years since commercial services became available with improvements in reliability, lower costs and greater understanding of the ways results can be used to improve genetic gain.

Dryland chicory extends green feed supply

A FLATTER pattern of forage production and improved management of key insect and weed pests are two of the benefits arising from chicory pastures for one Fleurieu Peninsula dairy farm.

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Milking it - Farmers paying attention

FARMERS who may have been watching the Channel Ten show ‘Have You Been Paying Attention?’ recently may have done a double take when they saw an image of what host Tom Gliesner described as a ‘grumpy dairy farmer’. 

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