Dairy Australia is partnering with the cotton, sugar, grain and rice industries in a project to deliver the benefits of new efficient water use technologies to Australian farmers.
Canadian dairy processing giant, Saputo, has been hit hard by COVID-19, with adjusted net earnings down 21.5 per cent in the fourth quarter but its profitability for the year held up and Australia was among its most resilient divisions.
Fonterra Australia increased its minimum milk price from $6.06 a kilogram of milk solids to $6.40/kgMS on Wednesday and dairy social media forums were flooded with speculation about a future step-down.
Energy audits highlight cost-saving energy efficient options for farmers on their dairy or irrigation systems.
United Workers Union coordinator Neil Smith says the Australian Dairy Plan ignored the 4000 processing workers.
Active Dairies Pty Ltd has been named the 2020 ANZ Tasmanian Dairy Business of the Year, making the owners Grant and Kim Archer the most successful farmers in the history of the awards.