FORGET cow milk. There’s a new calf on the block. And consumers are prepared to spend $25 a litre for it!
A TASMANIAN cheesemaker is in the running to win a major title in the Australian Grand Dairy Awards.
HAYDEN Hanratty has won a United Dairyfarmers of Victoria scholarship to travel to New Zealand next year.
AGGRESSIVE price marketing has helped UHT milk take a share of the fresh market.
THE United Dairy Power boss has assured suppliers of payment despite its parent company going into receivership.
ROGER HANSON TASMANIA’S dairy industry could double in value through a billion dollar plan to repurpose Midlands land for milk processing.
CHOPPER PRICES Chopper prices firm despite surplus
SIMONE SMITH DAIRY chopper prices have held despite an influx of cattle onto the market in recent months.
DAIRY FTA More youth, less risk a winner
SIMONE SMITH BULLA supplier Lachie Sutherland is chuffed tariffs will be waived from ice cream exported to China within four years.
DAIRY FTA Dairy sees big gain ahead
SIMONE SMITH THE uncapped volume on dairy products into China will help the industry compete against NZ, the national lobby group says.
PETER HEMPHILL . UPDATE: RABOBANK has placed United Dairy Power’s parent company into receivership.
MURRAY dairy region farmers received a $1.5m boost yesterday to improve pasture production and irrigation.
NICK CLARK THE free-trade agreement could prove a boon for the state’s dairy farmers.
NIGEL AUSTIN A MOUNT Compass dairy farmer in South Australia hopes the China free-trade agreement means a sharp long-term lift in the sector’s fortunes.
THE Australian dairy industry has applauded the successful conclusion of the China free-trade agreement.
OLYMPIAN Michael Klim has joined Dairy Australia as a Legendairy ambassador.
SIMONE SMITH UPDATE: MINING giant Gina Rinehart is set to supply China with infant formula from Queensland.
DAIRY MG capital plan imminent
By PETER HEMPHILL Agribusiness writer DAIRY co-operative Murray Goulburn is close to unveiling its capital structure program
SEXED SEMEN Fresh semen trumps frozen
SIMONE SMITH FRESH sexed semen has eclipsed its frozen counterpart in trials in southwest Victoria.
PETER HEMPHILL Agribusiness writer QUESTIONS have been raised about the debt level of big dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn.
FIONA MYERS DAIRY farmers have been warned to be vigilant when buying grain this harvest.
ROB HARRIS TONY Abbott may be forced to break a deadlock in China trade talks over tariffs reductions for dairy products.
FIONA MYERS DAIRY farmers will be able to source skilled labour from overseas under a proposed working visa.
MILK INTAKE Milk output peaks early
SIMONE SMITH THE weather has started to affect milk flows across Victoria with a stark contrast developing between dairy regions.
FIONA MYERS THERE’S just 39 per cent irrigation allocation in the Murray Valley, but Rob Singleton says things are on track.
COLIN TAYLOR MORE water, more feed and less worry — that’s the happy result the Rushton family’s major irrigation upgrade.
BARNABY Joyce says it was the Liberal Party’s job — not the National Party’s — to fight for SPC Ardmona’s future.