TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.
Dairy farmer Alex Huisman is no stranger to milking three times a day. However, he fine-tuned the process, adding a third milking for 84 high production cows from his herd of 150 head.
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.
While the world market for dairy products is in much better shape going into the 2017/18 southern production season, there are still a few risks that may weaken milk prices for Southern Australian dairy farmers.
A horror season has severely tested the resilience of the last surviving family dairy in the Harden district in southern inland NSW.
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.
Some time ago, I used this column as a platform to subtly complain about the lack of action in translating my Farm World field day machinery purchases to actual shiny steel in my yard.
It really shouldn’t have been this dry - after all, it was the last week in June and it was Gippsland! In fact, the only problem we had as we walked across the designated calving paddock on that day was the icy wind which was intent on going through anything in its path rather than around it!
I’m old enough to remember a time when there seemed to be about three flavours of yoghurt: vanilla, strawberry and, if you want to be really fancy, tropical.
Murray Goulburn has raised its opening price by 50c/kg milk solids to $5.20/kg barely two weeks after its initial offering of $4.70/kg.