THE ongoing drought and rising feed prices have been the tipping point that forced Victor Harbor dairyfarmers Stephen Treloar and Colin Dohnt to reassess their place in the industry.
DAIRY products made in WA by Mundijong processor Mundella Foods, micro-boutique Denmark cheesemaker Dellendale Creamery and Harvey Fresh are national champions after the recent 2019 Australian Grand Dairy Awards.
Australia must stand firm in trade deal with EU to protect its dairy products from geographical indicator restrictions.
In a series of anonymous interviews, Australian dairy processors have lifted the veil of secrecy about the deals done with supermarkets behind closed doors.
Australian milk production plummets as high feed and water prices impact Northern Victoria, NSW and Queensland.
Unfair industry practices and contract terms complaints by dairy farmers “are not effectively addressed” by existing competition and fair trading laws, a draft dairy code impact statement has acknowledged.