Dairy Australia forum: Anger voiced on profit fall

Dairy Australia forum: Anger voiced on profit fall

FEARS about the future of ryegrass use, concerns about young people entering the industry and frustrations with the dairy profitability were among issues raised at a Dairy Australia meeting at Camperdown last week. By SIMONE SMITH.


Fonterra seeks more northern milk

Fonterra has confirmed it will be seeking “sizeable” quantities of milk, from northern Victoria, following claims its representatives were approaching regional dairy farmers to sign them up. By ANDREW MILLER


Milk farmgate prices to rise

THE big declines in Australian milk production should turn the corner in the next financial year courtesy of improving farmgate milk prices, the trend towards low-cost grain and concentrate feeds and yield improvements. By Shan Goodwin.