For northern Victorian dairy farmer, Dianne Bowles, the past year has left her $150,000 in the red. By Clint Jasper
JON Ryan still sends his milk to Murray Goulburn. By SIMONE SMITH.
If the talk in the dairy industry is right, then next week Murray Goulburn will come up with a new plan to help cut costs and boost farmgate milk prices in order to shore up its farmer base. By JOHN DURIE.
Shares in the a2 Milk company have jumped more than seven per cent to record highs as the company achieves stronger-than-expected infant formula sales in China and Australia.
A shift by consumers to eat more natural foods such as Western Star butter underpinned Fonterra’s decision to build new $6.2 million cold storage facilities at Cobden, Fonterra Cobden plant manager Bruce Manson says. By Everard Himmelreich
ONE year ago tomorrow, the dairy industry was hit by a seismic shock few have seen before. By SIMONE SMITH.
PRIVATE label $1-a-litre retail milk and supermarket chain power have hurt farmgate pricing, WA dairy farmers believe. By MAL GILL.
DIVERSIFYING their business helped South Australian dairyfarmers Lorraine and Brian Robertson remain in the industry when dairy giants Murray Goulburn and Fonterra dropped prices to below the cost of production in 2016.
WAFarmers dairy section president Michael Partridge says processors must improve consultation to ensure dairy contracts are not terminated and suppliers remain in the industry. By Zach Relph.
WEST Australian cattle exporter Wellard will soon be looking for dairy heifers from Australia to fill contracts it has in Sri Lanka. By PETER HEMPHILL.