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It’s now or never

EDITORIAL: IF the processing sector is serious about re-establishing trust with its farmer suppliers, it will join discussions with Australian Dairy Farmers with an open mind.


Export index loses ground

The Australian dairy export index lost ground this week with weaker SMP prices and a stronger Australian dollar.

Oz free trade gains limited in Korea

AUSTRALIAN dairy exporters have experienced a big change in the market landscape, with three significant free trade agreements in the past two years.

Uncertainty weighs on export index

THE Australian dairy export index retreated slightly as commodity spot quotes were steady and the Australian dollar climbed once again.

Export index hits 18-week high

THE Australian dairy export index climbed to its highest level in 18 weeks as a stronger SMP, butter and cheddar prices offset a rise in the Aussie dollar and weaker WMP prices.


High-chop corn high milk production link

HIGH-CHOP corn is emerging as a prime choice to improve milk production with new research showing it’s possible to make better corn silage by chopping it higher.

Lion delivers beer bonus

AUSTRALIA’S beer drinkers are giving Queensland farmers, Duncan, Ross and Morris McInnes a new source of feed that’s led to a welcome unseasonal production boost.

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Tankworks Australia joins Kingspan

TANKWORKS Australia has reached an agreement to join the global building products manufacturer Kingspan Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of…

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Milking it - Farmers paying attention

FARMERS who may have been watching the Channel Ten show ‘Have You Been Paying Attention?’ recently may have done a double take when they saw an image of what host Tom Gliesner described as a ‘grumpy dairy farmer’. 

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