Wednesday, 23 August 2017 12:04

Hands-on approach to top quality milk

Russell and Mary Hussey like to be hands-on when it comes to protecting the health of their herd and ensuring they produce top quality milk.

Published in Management

Australian milk production for the 2016/17 season totalled a little over 9000 million litres compared to the 9680 million litres produced during the 2015/16 season, a fall of 6.9%.

Published in Agribusiness

The first step to achieving premium milk quality starts almost two years before a heifer is first milked, according to Drouin South farmers Sean Allen and Jen Clough.

Published in Management

Shepparton Dairy farmer Jeff Odgers has been named deputy chair of the Dairy Australia Board, paving the way for him to succeed outgoing chair Geoff Akers at the next AGM in November.

Published in General News

The Crole family at Simpson in south-west Victoria has made a habit of appearing in Australia’s top 100 milk quality lists, and that’s a habit they want to continue.

Published in Management
Friday, 12 May 2017 07:56

Production growth in major markets

It’s been widely reported by now that dairy markets are in a somewhat balanced phase.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:09

Keep one eye on the horizon

Those with an ear to global dairy markets have noticed an unwelcome change in the last few weeks, as the bullish sentiment that propelled commodity prices significantly higher in late 2016 begins to fray.

Published in General News

The balance in global dairy supply and demand has improved markedly in recent months, while closer to home farmers are seeing some improvement in drivers of farm profitability, according to Dairy Australia’s February 2017 Situation and Outlook report released today.

Published in General News

Calendar year 2017 has begun in much the same way as 2016 ended; with a well-balanced global commodity market, and some improvements to (still challenging) margins on farm.

Published in General News

South Gippsland dairy farmer and GippsDairy Chair, Graeme Nicoll, has been appointed to the Dairy Australia Board after being nominated by the Board Selection Committee.

Published in General News
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