Saputo has announced an opening milk price of $6.80 a kilogram milk solids and also announced a step up to finish the 2018-19 season at $6.15/kg MS.
ACCESS to skilled overseas workers has become easier for the dairy industry, after changes to the Dairy Industry Labour Agreement allowed an easier pathway to permanent residency.
China has tightened rules for the sale of overseas infant formula into the country and set a target to be 60 per cent self-sufficiency in three years.
Big falls in cheese and butter prices saw the Global Dairy Trade price index to fall 3.4 per cent in Tuesday night's auction.
PRIMARY school students are being asked to celebrate World Milk Day by showing off their artistic sides.