Fonterra has upped the ante, announcing a $6.55 a kilogram milk solids 2020/21 opening price three weeks ahead of the June 1 deadline.
When it comes to business, Jade Clymo refuses to accept the status quo. Growth has driven the success of his family farm and underpinned his passion for the dairy industry.
WAFarmers dairy section president and Forest Grove dairy farmer Ian Noakes told about 16 farmers attending the organisation's Regional Roundabout meeting, New Zealand had moved to ban live shipping exports of dairy cattle from 2023.
Major Australian dairy processors are looking forward to the coming season with optimism, having come out the COVID-19 pandemic in a good position, an Australian Dairy Conference webinar in March heard.
The European Union has added the cheese haloumi to its growing list of geographical indicators products.
The dairy industry code of conduct, new contract arrangements for the majority of farmers and the COVID-19 pandemic have fundamentally altered the way dairy farmgate prices are set in Australia.