Executive director of the Global Dairy Platform, Donald Moore, recently told an Australian audience that the biggest future threat to the world dairy industry could be synthetic milk.
The global milk supply ‘crunch’ continues to bite, negating a further build-up of stocks and fuelling further upside to the current price rally, according to Rabobank’s latest dairy outlook.
WHY has the Australian dairy Industry gone down the path of pushing its farmers into flattening their milk supply curve when there is no real need to and, has this now gone too far?
WAFARMERS is facilitating milk shipments to the east from the state’s out-of-contract dairy farmers to prevent the dumping of their unwanted milk during their transitional period.
THREE Western Australian dairy farmers facing a forced exit from the industry have been given a two week lifeline as efforts continue to find a market for their milk.
DAIRY farmers desperately waiting on a package to keep them in business have been left angry and frustrated by WA state political infighting.
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.
WAFarmers is urging Western Australian consumers to purchase more fresh milk and yogurt, as difficulties continue for the state’s dairy industry.
DAIRY Australia’s next Situation and Outlook report will be released on June 1st, as a challenging season for many farmers approaches its end.
Milk supply will be an issue in Western Australia early next year despite incentives for farmers to produce more milk in summer, according to WA Farmers Federation dairy president Phil Depiazzi.