A proposed new single whole-of-industry national dairy organisation has met with mixed reaction from industry representatives.
A single, new whole-of-industry national dairy organisation has been recommended by the Australian Dairy Plan.
Industry leaders have supported the concept of a fodder stocks database to provide a clearer pricing signal, but not all favour the move.
Adelaide Hills cheesemaker Udder Delights has been forced to throw out up to $2 million worth of stock following the Cudlee Creek fire in December.
Global dairy prices strengthened last week and pundits are forecasting potential further rises on the back of drier conditions in New Zealand.
Holsteins dominated the interbreed championships at International Dairy Week on Thursday, taking the senior and intermediate awards.
A $65,000 bushfire fundraiser was one of the highlights World Wide Sires Evolution Sale at International Dairy Week on Wednesday.