New Zealand and Australia share many problems in common in their dairy industries, says Professor Yani Garcia from Sydney University.
New Zealand is heading towards much warmer summers by the end of the century, along with more extremes in terms of heatwaves and short deluges.
Innovative Western Australian dairy farmers Mat and Sue Daubney have added another feather to their cap.
Moves by an Australian supermarket chain to introduce a milk levy to help drought-stricken farmers has backfired.
A new audit of plant-based milk alternatives in Australia shows the category has grown by 58% in several products in two years, but health professionals are alerting Australians that not all ‘mylks’ are nutritionally equal.
Fonterra’s Australian milk suppliers are going to be paid more for their milk than what the co-op’s NZ farmer shareholders are getting.
Milk processors in Australia, including Fonterra, could soon be slapped with a mandatory code of practice.