Milk production in all three dairy areas of Victoria rose in August with western Victoria the strongest at 6.8pc.
A NEW cheese brand will available on SA shelves from today, with the proceeds to go back into helping support the local dairy industry.
FOR the first time in three years, the national milk pool is expected to increase this season, but there are also trends emerging that will need to be managed carefully.
Australian milk production is set to increase this season for the first time in three years, according to Dairy Australia's October Situation and Outlook.
Fonterra is selling its China farms for a total of $NZ555 million, after successfully developing the farms alongside local partners.
The dairy industry must be able to disagree and debate with respect and provide constructive feedback rather than harsh putdowns
The dairy industry needs to change its culture for the Australian Dairy Plan to achieve its goals, the plan's independent chair John Brumby said.
While genome editing is certainly not a silver bullet for solving all agricultural challenges, it is the most promising technology for breeding in the last 30 years, says a top US official.
Australian dairy farmers are being advised to breed healthy "green" cows to meet community expectations about the environmental impact of the industry.