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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…

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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.

Lifeline ready to help

IN the past few weeks, we at Lifeline, the country’s largest crisis support and suicide prevention service, have been asking ourselves the same question as millions of Australians: what’s the best way to help?

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’. 

Reform needed to restore trust

EDITORIAL: IN 2014, industry stakeholders from across the supply chain gathered to outline a vision for the industry to 2025. The statement reads that the industry will be innovative; responsible; preferred; unified and valued.

Agribusiness

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.

Budget delivers modest wins to develop ag sector

FEDERAL Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered a modest, mostly positive Budget for the Australian agricultural sector in the recent Federal Budget, with small businesses set to reap the rewards, according to WAFarmers president Tony York.

Management

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.

Eyeing three million litres

QUEENSLAND farmers Paul and Linda Roderick aim to produce up to a million more litres of milk a year by adopting a partial mixed ration feeding system and splitting their milking herd.

Good bulls get better

WHEN it comes to finding the best bulls to use over Australian dairy herds, they keep getting better and better, as demonstrated by the April 2016 release of Australian Breeding Values (ABVs).

Animal Health

Machinery & Products

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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