On the land Archive

Fonterra the new major sponsor of Dairy Expo

THE Strzelecki Lions Club is delighted to announce Fonterra Farm Source as the major sponsor of the 2018 South Gippsland Dairy Expo. For many years Fonterra has thrown its support behind the two-day expo, and in the event’s 19th year, it has embraced the

Riverbank Stockfeeds from the ground up

RIVERBANK Stockfeeds is a family business that prides itself on its firsthand knowledge across the stockfeed supply chain. Managing director Peter Bozzo says Riverbank is so confident in the quality of the stockfeed it produces, it uses it in its own rural enterprises. In

Grazing dollars new threat to dairy

THE opening milk price might not be what most dairy farmers were hoping for nor was it enough to encourage them to expand their operations and boost supply as manufacturers would like to see. But there’s a new risk looming for embattled processors, the

Milk Price Index launched

DAIRY farmers will be better able to understand and interpret commodity market price signals following the launch of the new Milk Price Index last Friday. There’s also been a ‘Retrospective Farmgate Milk Price Index’ introduced to establish an index of actual prices received by

Cows put on 10c to 20c at Leongatha

THERE were approximately 1520 export and 200 young cattle penned at VLE’s Leongatha Saleyards last Wednesday representing an increase of 380 head week-on-week. The usual buying group was present and competing strongly in a dearer market. Quality remained fairly mixed with many cattle lacking