Big falls in cheese and butter prices saw the Global Dairy Trade price index to fall 3.4 per cent in Tuesday night's auction.
World Milk Day highlights the importance of dairy to the global economy, farmer's livelihoods and people's health
A biologist who grew up on a New Zealand dairy farm is the first specialist dairy staff person appointed by WAFarmers as part of a restructure.
Scudding rail squalls did not deter more than 400 people attending to make the 20th annual WA Dairy Innovation Day at Northcliffe recently, one of the biggest and best.
Australian milk production continues to decline with double-digit drops recorded for the first four months of the year.
The Creamery, described as "our shiny red shed", combines a commercial dairy and milk processing and packaging plant with a tourism facility that enables visitors to view the whole process.
Stressed cows give milk that does not readily froth and that was one of the important considerations for Bannister Downs' Daubney family in choosing to install WA's first robotic rotary dairy.
Tasmanian dairy farmer Stuart Burr has improved fertility management of his herd lifting in-calf rates and eliminating the use of induction.