Market fears EU milk flood

THE global milk price rollercoaster ride is likely to get a lot wilder in the wake of this month's long-anticipated scrapping of European quotas.
THE global milk price rollercoaster ride is likely to get a lot wilder in the wake of this month's long-anticipated scrapping of European quotas.
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COVERAGE of foreclosure tensions at farming properties in WA’s wheatbelt on 60 Minutes has come under fire on social media.
COVERAGE of foreclosure tensions at farming properties in WA’s wheatbelt on 60 Minutes has come under fire on social media.
ENERGY is a a major cost for dairy farmers, which is why Dairy Australia has launched an initiative to identify energy waste in dairies. ENERGY is a a major cost for dairy farmers, which is why Dairy Australia has launched an initiative to identify energy waste in dairies.
A PLANNED anti-live export demonstration in the US will feature a stuffed animal display of chickens, pigs, cows and a mammoth. A PLANNED anti-live export demonstration in the US will feature a stuffed animal display of chickens, pigs, cows and a mammoth.
OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon. OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon.
AUSTRALIAN farmers and consumers, working closely together, would have tremendous power over the supermarket duopoly and animal activists, the head of the National Farmers Federation (NFF) says.
17 Apr 15  4 AUSTRALIAN farmers and consumers, working closely together, would have tremendous power over the supermarket duopoly and animal activists, the head of the National Farmers Federation...
TASMANIA is set to give the green light to Australia's first legal medical marijuana grower, in what is expected to be a new industry.
17 Apr 15  3 TASMANIA is set to give the green light to Australia's first legal medical marijuana grower, in what is expected to be a new industry. | Barry backs medical cannabis  | Grass could be greener in Canberra 
AUDIO: CATCH up with ag news in our weekly audio wrap: shear lies; cattle at crossroads; Kidman & Co carve-up; True Blue branding.
17 Apr 15 AUDIO: CATCH up with ag news in our weekly audio wrap: shear lies; cattle at crossroads; Kidman & Co carve-up; True Blue branding.
PROPERTY broker Bruce Gunning says the decision to sell Kidman's  beef cattle operation is likely to be warmly greeted by a select band.
17 Apr 15 PROPERTY broker Bruce Gunning says the decision to sell Kidman's beef cattle operation is likely to be warmly greeted by a select band. | Kidman sale timing questioned  | Cattle kingdom carve-up disharmony 
BARNABY Joyce says the PM shares his enthusiasm for funding
17 Apr 15  1 BARNABY Joyce says the PM shares his enthusiasm for funding "shovel-ready projects" to stimulate drought-stricken communities. | Jones pushes PM for drought tax  | O'Sullivan 'screams' for... 
AGL has ended its trial of using CSG waste water for irrigation in northern NSW after it left behind unacceptable levels of salt and heavy metals.
16 Apr 15 AGL has ended its trial of using CSG waste water for irrigation in northern NSW after it left behind unacceptable levels of salt and heavy metals. | CSG water issue blows up  | Melon grower calls for full apology 
AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce has defended the delay in releasing the agriculture white paper, saying he would rather it be robust than rushed.
16 Apr 15  1 AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce has defended the delay in releasing the agriculture white paper, saying he would rather it be robust than rushed.
THE first commercial export shipment of SADA Fresh milk is due to arrive in China this afternoon.
16 Apr 15  1 THE first commercial export shipment of SADA Fresh milk is due to arrive in China this afternoon.
R.M. WILLIAMS is
16 Apr 15  10 R.M. WILLIAMS is "evolving" to target younger, metropolitan Australians, as it reports flat apparel sales this year. | Kidman sale timing questioned  | 'Up the creek in a barb wire canoe' 
MANGO and strawberry lovers might have reason to smile, with  Coles flagging investments in farms to extend the selling seasons of produce.
16 Apr 15  2 MANGO and strawberry lovers might have reason to smile, with Coles flagging investments in farms to extend the selling seasons of produce. | Costa buyers wary of 'grocery...  | Coles fined $2.5m over 'fresh'... 
AFTER consultating with its dairy farmer suppliers Murray Goulburn Co-op has called a meeting to vote on a proposed new $500m capital structure.
16 Apr 15  2 AFTER consultating with its dairy farmer suppliers Murray Goulburn Co-op has called a meeting to vote on a proposed new $500m capital structure. | MG to 'ride out' milk woes  | Fonterra to get farmers growing 
SEVERAL years of simmering tensions have erupted into a nasty family split as Sir Sidney Kidman's historic company hits the market.
16 Apr 15  2 SEVERAL years of simmering tensions have erupted into a nasty family split as Sir Sidney Kidman's historic company hits the market. | Cattle kingdom carve-up disharmony 
BARNABY Joyce has given his strongest indication yet that new CoOL rules will definitely be introduced by the Coalition.
15 Apr 15  3 BARNABY Joyce has given his strongest indication yet that new CoOL rules will definitely be introduced by the Coalition. | Hey true blue: Farmers adopt...  | Chinese 'Aussie Beer' gets $10k... 
PRICES at Coles may be billed as
15 Apr 15  1 PRICES at Coles may be billed as "down, down", and at Woolies as "cheap, cheap", but a new report suggests they have further yet to fall. | Hey true blue: Farmers adopt...  | Zero food price inflation to... 
STALLED price growth for wheat and sugar are likely to cost the supermarket giants more than the price war they are engaging in.
15 Apr 15 STALLED price growth for wheat and sugar are likely to cost the supermarket giants more than the price war they are engaging in. | Warning bells on Woolies  | Coles, Woolies fight 'effects test' 
DAIRY co-op Murray Goulburn will release more details around its proposed $500 million unit trust to shareholders on Wednesday.
15 Apr 15 DAIRY co-op Murray Goulburn will release more details around its proposed $500 million unit trust to shareholders on Wednesday. | MG maintains farmgate price promise  | MG to 'ride out' milk woes 
THE NFF and MLA plan to expand the use of the 'True Aussie' brand across Australian agricultural products in the coming year.
15 Apr 15  3 THE NFF and MLA plan to expand the use of the 'True Aussie' brand across Australian agricultural products in the coming year. | Searching for 'Brand Australia'  | Pop go the weasel words 
AGFORCE has urged the federal government to rethink its drought assistance policy as producers continue to suffer the worst drought in a generation.
14 Apr 15  8 AGFORCE has urged the federal government to rethink its drought assistance policy as producers continue to suffer the worst drought in a generation.
FARMERS will take banks to the High Court in order to win the battle against intimidatory banking practices, says MP Bob Katter.
14 Apr 15  7 FARMERS will take banks to the High Court in order to win the battle against intimidatory banking practices, says MP Bob Katter. | Receivers in farm foreclosure...  | WA foreclosure fallout on... 
THE Elders China premium meat business has turned a profit for the first time, prompting plans to replicate the company's model in Vietnam and Indonesia.
13 Apr 15  2 THE Elders China premium meat business has turned a profit for the first time, prompting plans to replicate the company's model in Vietnam and Indonesia.  | Elders scouting for board talent  | Farmer confidence at four-year high 
PRIVATE equity buyers and offshore firms lining up to submit first-round offers for fruit and vegetable group Costa Group face a dilemma.
13 Apr 15  1 PRIVATE equity buyers and offshore firms lining up to submit first-round offers for fruit and vegetable group Costa Group face a dilemma. | Macquarie's Paraway back in the...  | ACCC watching Heinz-Kraft merger 
ONE of the Sunshine Coast's premier farming enterprises, Gowinta Farms, has been sold for a discount of more than 70pc to fruit sellers Don Alroe & Sons.
13 Apr 15 ONE of the Sunshine Coast's premier farming enterprises, Gowinta Farms, has been sold for a discount of more than 70pc to fruit sellers Don Alroe & Sons.
ONE of Australia's top five landholders, Macquarie Group's Paraway Pastoral, has staved off a potential fund management takeover.
13 Apr 15  6 ONE of Australia's top five landholders, Macquarie Group's Paraway Pastoral, has staved off a potential fund management takeover.
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Very real threats, dogsbody? Yes both fire ants and climate alarmists are both very real
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Lucky country? Pete's last paragraph is the most important because it points to the incompetence
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Australian politicians have been adamant in trade negotiations for 40 years that agriculture
A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being finalised, a Mid West forum on mining and agriculture coexisting was told last Thursday.18 Apr 15  2 A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being...
RESIDENTS from a second Mid West shire have declared their desire to be 'gas-field free' in the face of renewed oil and gas exploration in the region.18 Apr 15 RESIDENTS from a second Mid West shire have declared their desire to be "gas-field free" in the face of renewed oil...