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No fresh milk by 2028? New bill for fair price to farmers

A new logo would be put on milk bottles to help consumers identify if it is sourced from a farmer who was paid a fair price, under proposed laws by Katter’s Australian Party. 287 more words


Good News For Dairy Farmers

It’s great to hear that Meadow Foods is to increase its milk prices by 1.15ppl taking its standard A litre to 21.15ppl for October. It is the fourth consecutive month that the processor – the largest independent dairy in the UK – has increased prices. 57 more words


Day 4 - Udderly brilliant 

After an early start and comforting myself by the fact the farmers were already milking, I set off for a dairy farm on the Ards peninsula, picking up Ruth on the way. 1,486 more words

1 Sept 2016 (TheAge) - Never mind spilt milk. Wheat is burning

(1 September 2016, The Age, BusinessDay, p21, Michael Pascoe)

‘How cruel is farming. Survive weather’s vagaries to plant what promises to be a bumper winter wheat crop just in time to see prices crash. 64 more words

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Making Cheese

How we make our delicious cheese …

On our cheese making day Tom connects a pipe from the main milking circuit directly into the vat. The cows are milked and the milk goes through a filter then straight into the vat – warm, frothy and as fresh as it can be. 298 more words


The Dairy Progress!

From a concrete shell and a plywood platform we now have our fully functioning dairy! We have installed all the plumbing and electrics and a pipe has been joined into the milking circuit that will allow us to fill the vat straight from the cows. 119 more words