Australia’s cheese, SMP manufacturing falls

Milk declined 3.6% in August

Australian milk production fell 3.6% YOY in August, falls recorded across most states except for NSW. In Victoria, production was down 4.3% YOY, taking the season to date 4.4% behind last season. Gippsland output fell 2.3% YOY in August, Northern Victoria was down...
Australia’s cheese, SMP manufacturing falls

Australian milk output slowed in June

Milk production fell 1.1% YOY in June with Dairy Australia reporting full 2020/21 season intakes were 0.6% ahead of the prior season at 8.853m litres, the best result in 3 seasons. In Victoria, June milk output fell 2.1% YOY with declines across the state, but...
Australia’s cheese, SMP manufacturing falls

MDBA anticipates rainfall

The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has released a small volume of water from Hume Dam to maintain storage space in anticipation for inflows from rain forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology over the coming months. Wetter than average conditions in the Upper...
Australia’s cheese, SMP manufacturing falls

Fonterra Australia output down

Fonterra’s latest Global Dairy Update reveals the processors output continues to dwindle in Australia, down 13.7% YOY in June. Isolated storms and flooding impacted intake in Victoria during the month. Full season collections were down 1.8% on the prior season...