An extra 5c/L can be the difference between a profitable, sustainable dairy operation and going out of business.
Australia's Clare Valley is known for a lot of things. Wineries and cellar doors are often the first that spring to mind, and others might know of its growing reputation for hay. But dairy cows are not what you are likely to see.
Bega Cheese has lifted its opening milk price just 10 days after announcing it, as the battle for milk supply intensifies.
QDO and Dairy Connect will continue discussions about joining forces to better represent the needs of dairy farmers in NSW and Qld.
Saputo has lifted its 2021/22 opening price to $6.85 a kilogram milk solids, up 20 cents/kg MS on the price it announced on Tuesday.
The Australian dairy industry has long been grappling with the management of calves not required as replacement milking females; these include bull calves and surplus heifers.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned dairy processors to be aware of their obligations under the mandatory Dairy Code of Conduct.