Western Dairy chairwoman Vicki Fitzpatrick and her husband Luke will be adding a sixth gold milk quality award to their Waroona dairy wall after being listed as one of the best 100 dairy farmers in Australia again this year.
World dairy markets are delicately poised with the US-China trade war and tightening global supply key factors.
Australian Dairy Farmers has launched a petition seeking to have the Australian Government follow the lead of other countries and ban the use of the name milk for non-dairy drinks.
Dairy farmers producing Australia's best quality milk have been named in Dairy Australia's 2019 Milk Quality Awards.
The National Farmers' Federation will launch the initiative, Telling our story, that will span over a few years, with the aim to reconnect the community with the agricultural industry and rural Australia.
Coles will lift the pricing of its homebrand fresh milk, starting tomorrow, following the lead of Aldi and Woolworths earlier this week.
For the first time, dairy farmers in the Bega Valley will be able to choose which processor they supply.