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.
A fierce desire to grow their equity, and the unpredictability of the Bega seasons, has seen Tom and Gemma Otton take up a share farming role with Peter and Jeanette Clark at Kongwak.
Bega Cheese will sell one of its spray dryers at Tatura and its infant formula finishing plant at Derrimut to Mead Johnson Nutrition for $200 million.
TWO new pasture trials being conducted in the Bega Valley will provide farmers with local information on the best performing pasture types as well as best time to sow.
Bega Cheese suppliers will share in an additional $25 million over the next three years if they choose to conduct sustainability assessments or embark on projects that will facilitate growth.