ACCC deputy chair Mick Keogh says the Dairy Code was introduced to improve price transparency in the dairy industry.

An Australian farmer co-operative that purchases milk from farmers across the country has been fined $11,000 for breaching the country's Dairy Code.

Victoria is a leading contributor to Australia's dairy industry, accounting for 77% of Australia's dairy exports valued at A$2.1 billion.

A new report has revealed that in 2020-21 Victorian farmers experienced the best financial returns in more than six years as the sector continues to innovate and excel.

In the UK, red diesel is the term used for gas oil that is intended for use by farmers and contractors.

Following on from fuel shortages and panic buying in the UK - said to be inflamed by media hype about a dire shortage of heavy truck drivers - red diesel suppliers are reporting disruption to farm deliveries in some parts of the country that are well into the post-harvest cultivation and planting season.

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European co-operative Arla Foods says it has delivered financial results and branded sales volumes at the top end of expectations, despite challenges posed by Covid-19.

Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O'Connor.

British and New Zealand trade negotiators are burning the midnight oil in a bid to get a free trade agreement between the two countries.

The Australian Dairy Conference has been postponed in light of Australia's recent Covid-19 outbreak.

The growing Covid-19 outbreak in Australia has forced the postponement of Australian Dairy Conference scheduled for Hobart in February 2022.

UK Trade Secretary Liz Truss and NZ Trade Minister Damien O'Connor have committed to a FTA between the two countries.

What happens in the next few weeks will be critical for New Zealand to secure a free trade agreement (FTA) with the UK.

European dairy co-operative Arla Foods is building a state-of-the-art commercial dairy farm in Northern Nigeria and use it as a training base for 1,000 local dairy farmers.

With farmer confidence and consumer optimism high, much of Australia’s dairy industry has been riding on a wave of positivity over the past few months, according to Dairy Australia’s June 2021 Situation and Outlook report.

European dairy co-operative Arla says renewable electricity produced by its farmer owners could soon be used to operate in milk plants.

A top climate change policy advisor to the Irish government says Ireland and New Zealand should become close allies to combat the negative narrative against the dairy industry. Peter Burke reports.

Agriculture and Trade Minister Damien O'Connor is off to Europe soon to try and breathe some life into free trade talks between NZ and the UK, and NZ and the European Union.

The Australian dairy industry has dropped an ambitious plan to form a single 'whole-of-industry' body.

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