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December 18, 2020

Swapping a city suit for a milking apron

Growing up on a dairy farm just outside Kyabram, Mark Mullins always knew he wanted to pursue a career in real estate over dairy farming. After five years as a successful real estate agent in Melbourne, he returned to Kyabram to help his dad sell the farm – and ended up taking it over instead.

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July 24, 2020

Reducing emissions with the help of seaweed

In a step towards a potential solution to dairy farm emissions, we’ve partnered with Sea Forest to see if using seaweed in cows’ feed can reduce greenhouse gasses.

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July 20, 2020

Seaweed trialled to reduce dairy farm emissions

Reducing emissions from cows has been one of the toughest challenges for the dairy industry for more than a decade.

June 03, 2020


Fonterra Australia has advised its farmers that it has revised its weighted average opening price to $6.40 per kgMS and forecast closing range to $6.40 - $6.70 per kgMS for the 2020/21 season.

June 01, 2020


Fonterra Australia has announced its weighted average farmgate milk price for the 2020/2021 season of $6.06 per kgMS, with an estimated closing price range of $6.30 to $6.70 per kgMS. 

October 23, 2019

Helping Dorset families get out and about

When we heard we could help families across Tasmania’s north-east be better connected to their community and to mental health support services – our people rallied together. 

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October 04, 2019

Farmers cut water use in half 

A win for the environment and for their business’ bottom-line, Randall and Erica Mair have halved the water used to clean their dairy.

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May 31, 2019

Fonterra Australia announces opening milk price for 2019/20 season

Fonterra Australia has today advised its suppliers an opening price of $6.60 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) for season 2019/20.

May 17, 2019

A farmer's pride as our dairy foods pick up over 50 awards

We may need to make room on our trophy case, after picking up over 50 awards at this year’s Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Australian and Victorian Dairy Product Awards.

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