The Australian dairy industry has reinforced its intention to maintain milk flow during COVID-19 concerns, putting practices in place to ensure this happens.
Dairy analysts are warning the COVID-19 crisis will put pressure on global dairy prices well into 2021 and will hit opening prices in Australia.
Difficult conversations are a critical for industries and people to grow, the Gardiner Dairy Foundation Australian Dairy Leaders Luncheon earlier this year was told.
Dairy farms could boost efficiency and returns by taking a lean management approach, the Australian Dairy Conference earlier this year was told.
The quality of on-farm decision making is one of the five big challenges facing the dairy industry, the Australian Dairy Conference earlier this year was told.
When the dust settles over the coronavirus, it is critical that all levels of government assist industry to rebuild.
Jersey Australia together with International Dairy Week and Global Impact Sale has started to distribute more than $100,000 raised to help farmers impacted by this summer's fires.
The Australian dairy industry has welcomed a new $110 million Federal Government support package to deliver fresh produce via air freight to key international trading partners as the Government seeks to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on local industries.
A whole-of-industry dairy working group has been collaborating to manage issues related to COVID-19, and is comprised of representatives from Australian Dairy Farmers, Australian Dairy Products Federation and Dairy Australia.