An Australian farmer co-operative that purchases milk from farmers across the country has been fined $11,000 for breaching the country's Dairy Code.
A new report has revealed that in 2020-21 Victorian farmers experienced the best financial returns in more than six years as the sector continues to innovate and excel.
UK farmers are joining organisations from across the food and farming sector in calling for the Government to introduce a 12-month 'Covid-19 recovery visa'.
Following on from fuel shortages and panic buying in the UK - said to be inflamed by media hype about a dire shortage of heavy truck drivers - red diesel suppliers are reporting disruption to farm deliveries in some parts of the country that are well into the post-harvest cultivation and planting season.
One of the world's largest dairy co-operatives celebrated its 150th birthday this month.
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Fonterra's balance sheet took an $880 million hit from its ill-fated China Farms and Beingmate investments.
A Covid outbreak on a supplier farm will not stop Fonterra from collecting milk, says chief executive Miles Hurrell.
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