Dairy Farmers


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.


Why not play Brussels at its own game?

The European Commission is telling the world that its milk reduction scheme has worked, so why not get Brussels to make permanent provision for such a support platform for the dairy industry – courtesy of the upcoming CAP review? By Richard Halleron


China’s trading partners alarmed by food import controls

China’s trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as wine and chocolate — that Washington and Europe say could disrupt billions of dollars in commerce.