South Australian dairy farmers are turning to diesel generators and power price brokers as they batten down against more crippling increases in energy costs.

Published in General News

Running beef and sheep has suited South Australian dairy farmers Bill and Therese Fiebiger for years, but it’s proven particularly helpful over the past 18 months.

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

WITH blackouts across South Australia’s electricity system both this year and last, it could be said the state is the canary in the coal mine when it comes to the challenges of Australia’s energy system.

Published in General News
Monday, 05 September 2016 09:45

Midfield eyes new suppliers

DAIRY farmers are showing keen interest in a new processing plant near Penola in South Australia.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 11:44

Dryland chicory extends green feed supply

A FLATTER pattern of forage production and improved management of key insect and weed pests are two of the benefits arising from chicory pastures for one Fleurieu Peninsula dairy farm.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 16:31

African dreams start in South Australia

Innovative farming ideas, practical skills and first-hand experience in large-scale dairy farming are key learning areas for South African Ntsikelelo Baleni, as he spends the year working on a dairy farm in Mount Gambier, writes Liz Rymill.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 August 2012 14:29

ADF pulls pin on SA involvement

SOUTH AUSTRALIA has been removed as a member of Australian Dairy Farmers. 

Published in General News

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When butter and chocolate collide

TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.

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