The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the new dairy industry Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors.
Thirty Australian dairy industry representatives are in China on an Austrade-led trade mission to demonstrate their products, services and technology at the China Dairy Expo.
Farm businesses in Victoria rebuilding from the downturn in dairy prices and drought in 2016 will benefit from an additional $30 million in concessional loans funding from the Federal Government.
Victorian dairy farmers are demanding major retailers show proof they support local product following explosive reports supermarkets are now selling imported cheese as a new price war looms.
Queensland milk consumers are set to receive the transparency and clarity they have been calling out for if the ‘fair milk price logo’ laws pass parliament.
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is thrilled to announce that one million litres of Farmers’ Fund milk has been sold at Coles’ supermarkets in Victoria since the product’s launch in September 2016.
Milk prices are continuing to head in the wrong direction with one leading milk processor announcing it will pay farmers less for milk than it did in 2016.
The global milk supply ‘crunch’ continues to bite, negating a further build-up of stocks and fuelling further upside to the current price rally, according to Rabobank’s latest dairy outlook.