Milk Value Portal Goes Live For 2024/25

Milk Value Portal Goes Live For 2024/25

The opening Milk Supply Agreements have been updated on the Australian Dairy Product Federation’s (ADPF) Milk Value Portal. The Farmgate Milk Value Tool allows comparisons for example farms in all dairying regions, with around 90% of anticipated milk collections...
Drier Conditions For SE Australia

Drier Conditions For SE Australia

The latest long-range forecast from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology is a little bit of everything for the July to September. Rainfall is likely to be below average in the far south-east, while some southern-central areas and parts of Australia’s east coast are...
Mixed Outlook For Winter Crops

Mixed Outlook For Winter Crops

South Australia’s winter crop production is forecast to reach 8.55mt according to PIRSA, slightly above the 8.3mt forecast from ABARES earlier this month. PIRSA’s latest figures continue the downward trend in barley area since 2019/20, when 990,000ha yielded 2.1mt.   ...
Milk Value Portal Goes Live For 2024/25

Norco’s Record High Milk Price

NSW-based Norco is offering suppliers 89.5c per litre for milk in the 2024/25 season.  Chief executive Michael Hampson said ongoing support from the processor’s loyal customers enabled it to offer a strong average milk price in the new season. Norco will continue to...
Milk Value Portal Goes Live For 2024/25

Rural Bank: Milk And Grain Prices Down

There has been more muted competition for milk at the opening of the 2024/25 season, according to the Rural Bank’s latest update. The average opening price for 2024/25 of around $8.10kgMS is still the third highest opening price on record although behind the last two...
Drier Conditions For SE Australia

South Coast NSW Doing It Tough

Consecutive natural events over an extended period have tested the resilience of NSW South Coast dairy farmers. The winter/spring 2023 rain deficit was followed by a deluge that stunted corn crops. Then followed a humid summer with Bovine ephemeral fever, which...