Australian dairy processors are in the box seat to take advantage of a boom in sales of a potential COVID-19-fighting protein extracted from milk.
The Australian Dairy Plan's much-touted profitability goal misses the target, according to leading dairy business analyst and Dairy Australia board contender David Beca.
The previous exemption for farmers to use end of waste tyres on silage pits expired in 2019, leaving a number of farmers potentially exposed to fines.
Farmer views played a key role in shaping Dairy Australia's new strategic plan, according to the organisation's managing director David Nation.
The Queensland Dairyfarmers' Organisation has been working on developing an alternate mechanism to help dairy farmers to receive a sustainable and fair farmgate price.
Australian milk production is set to increase this season for the first time in three years, according to Dairy Australia's October Situation and Outlook.
Fonterra is selling its China farms for a total of $NZ555 million, after successfully developing the farms alongside local partners.
The dairy industry must be able to disagree and debate with respect and provide constructive feedback rather than harsh putdowns