Growers and dairies lobby for a path to legalization for the undocumented workers who power their businesses. By: Michelle Jamrisko
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AUSTRALIAN Consolidated Milk announced an opening price on Monday of $5.76 a kilogram of milk solids.
Prices have dropped slightly in the global dairy auction overnight, in the first fall since early March.
DAIRY industry lobby groups are assessing if the move for processors to include incentives in opening milk price announcements is in contravention of the new voluntary code of conduct. By: SIMONE SMITH
A NUMBER of South Australian dairy farmers have been given a boost after ASX-listed Beston Global Food said it required an additional 70 million litres of milk to underpin its cheese production next financial year.
Dairygold has decided to announce a milk price increase of 1c/L for milk manufactured in May; this follows on from similar decisions by other processors in recent days.
Fonterra has pulled some of its milk off shelves in the lower North Island after receiving complaints about it having an unpleasant flavour.
Dairy farmers in the northwest UK county of Cheshire are hoping to export fresh milk to China by extending shelf life and keeping it fresh.
Now entering its third year, the process to establish a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) potentially cleared another hurdle. To the outside world, that hurdle may have been small, but to California dairy producers, it represented an important benchmark. BY COREY GEIGER.