Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads within two years.
Competition for raw milk in Australia has reached an all-time high this year, leading to big processors such as Fonterra losing farmer suppliers, says dairy analyst Steve Spencer, Freshagenda.
OPINION: Australia hasn't been a happy hunting ground for Fonterra in recent years thanks to increasing competition among processors and supermarkets pushing their weight around.
Market researchers in Australia watch New Zealand advertising and products to see where the Australian industry needs to go in four or five years, says an expert in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG).
The shelf life of fresh milk can be extended up to two months by a technology developed by an Australian company.