Thursday, 12 January 2017 12:04

Tassie development attracts Victorian interest

VICTORIA'S dairy industry has scale and history, but Tasmania has new irrigation water and new investment - which is why a Westpac-sponsored group of innovative Victorian farmers recently travelled across Bass Strait.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 January 2017 14:20

WMP and $A drive index lower

THE Australian dairy export index fell at the end of the first week of 2017 after four consecutive weekly rises, due to weaker WMP prices and a stronger Australian dollar.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 31 December 2016 08:46

Cheesemaker’s big plans for small dairy

THE FIRST new dairy farm to open in the Huon Valley in more than 50 years aims to prove that small, organic farms can be financially sustainable by thinking outside the square.

Published in Management
Friday, 23 December 2016 11:23

Another interim appointment for MG executive

MURRAY Goulburn has announced Cameron Smith will temporarily step into the role of Executive General Manager, Supplier Relations that will soon be vacated by Robert Poole.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 December 2016 10:25

Hay’s role in spreading good cheer

IT started with a Lest We Forget message for Armistice on November 11 but northern Vic dairy farmers Leanne and Robert Pickles are now sharing the Christmas message on hay bales at their property between Mitiam and Pyramid Hill. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 December 2016 15:08

Scholarship winner set to soar

FOURTH generation dairy farmer Alexandra Mulcahy has been selected as one of nine Rural Finance scholarship winners for 2016.  

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 19:41

Dairy industry model ‘outdated’

DAIRY Australia (DA) has defended itself against claims it is Victorian centric and failing to meet its obligation to represent the national industry. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 19:32

Global dairy prices dip

AFTER four successive price increases, global dairy prices dipped slightly in Global Dairy Trade auction overnight.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 10:03

It could always be worse…

ARE you feeling lucky, champ? No?  

I am. There are glimpses of light at the end of a two-year tunnel. 

Published in General News

ADVOCACY group Dairy Connect has called on Australia’s major supermarket chains to ‘follow the leader’ and delete $1 a litre fresh milk from their retail offering.

Published in General News
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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.