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.
Farmers supplying Fonterra’s Wagga Wagga factory in the New South Wales Riverina have been offered a new pricing agreement aimed at taking the volatility out of milk income. By Cameron Wilson.
When a small dairy enterprise on the south western outskirts of Sydney slashed farm inputs for all the wrong reasons the result proved a revelation.
DUBBO might be a long way from some of Australia’s more traditional dairy regions, but its climate and proximity to grain and fodder markets have been ideal for growing a family business now embarking on an exciting new marketing venture.
A survey of NSW dairy farmers found that 60% of respondents want to grow their herd by at least 5% in the next five years.
A northern NSW dairy farmer has used a scholarship to investigate different farming models in a bid to open opportunities for his family and other dairy farmers who want to progress within the industry.
Victorian dairy farmers would be slugged an additional $6054 in increased electricity costs under the Federal Government's carbon tax while NSW farmers will receive a $7691 hit.
THERE IS a growing divide in the Australian dairy industry between south eastern Australia and Western Australia, northern NSW and Queensland.
The right choice of round baler at the right time and the support of an enthusiastic local machinery dealer have paid real dividends for Finley, NSW, hay and silage contractor, Russell Anderson.