Fonterra says its payouts to Australian farmers are being funded by its operations, not propped up from other places in the balance sheet.
Fonterra has told its Australian farmer suppliers that it remains committed to that market.
Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads within two years.
The Australian dairy industry will need 800 extra workers on farms by 2023.
World-renowned dairy co-op FrieslandCampina has posted a half-year operating profit of $354 million.
More European dairy farmers are choosing to put their cows outdoors to graze.
With the US dairy industry now it in its fifth year of low prices and third year of trade wounds, president and CEO of the National Milk Producers Federation in the US, Jim Mulhern looks at what could come next.
Ireland, often a source of skilled farm machinery operators for rural contractors in New Zealand, is facing even worse driver shortages than NZ.
The largest milk powder producer in the US, DairyAmerica is coming back to Global Dairy Trade (GDT), re-launching skim milk powder on July 16.
New Zealand milk will be used for a new certified organic grass-fed infant formula offering by Bubs Australia Ltd.
Animal rights activists entering Queensland farms without permission now face being fined.
Australia's last surviving iconic dairy cooperative, Norco, says it’s getting enquiries daily from farmers wanting to supply it milk.
Canadian dairy giant Saputo is continuing its global buying spree, stitching up a deal to buy the listed UK company Dairy Crest.
Australian dairy farmers are pleading for supermarket chains Coles and Aldi to join Woolworths in ending the sale of fresh milk for just $1/litre.
“On a knife-edge,” is how NZ’s former high commissioner to London, Sir Lockwood Smith, describes the British government’s EU exit plans.
With the UK’s Brexit scheduled for April 1, 2019, discussions in Ireland are centred on tariffs, with a general call for a ‘soft’ Brexit that would allow present cross-border agreements to apply in the foreseeable future.
The Irish sure know how to throw a good party, as experienced last month at the National Ploughing Association event at Screggan, County Offaly, Ireland.
Milk processors in Australia, including Fonterra, could soon be slapped with a mandatory code of practice.
A large Australian dairy processor may soon be broken up and sold.
Britain should hold a second referendum on Brexit to make sure the British people fully understand what they will be in for when the UK leaves the European Union (EU) in six months.
As you read this, the factors affecting the outlook for global commodity markets are finely balanced, with much swinging on the weather – so there’s nothing new.
With feed costs almost doubling, one drought-stricken Australian dairy farmer has been deciding to regularly sell livestock. He would like the government to provide rate relief for farmers affected by drought.
There is now a 50:50 chance Britain will crash out of the European Union without any sort of deal concluded, says a recognised Irish commentator.
New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s first trip in the top job was to a drought-stricken farm in Queensland.
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