CONCERNED: John Cochrane talks about the future of the dairy industry, which he says can’t survive if prices don’t improve.

Dairy industry begs supermarkets to stop milking farmers

DRINKING fresh milk will be a thing of the past if something is not done to help dairy farmers get a fair deal.

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Andrew_Jackson - Burpengary

Vagabond from Hervey Bay needs to read the Restrictive Trade Practices Act before opening his mouth about economics. A farmer who colludes over prices is treated no different to a Cardboard Manufacturer, Star Picket Maker or Fire Prevention service...


Windy Station cropping manager Peter Winton and Best Environmental Technology agronomist Keiran Knight check soil structure under a triticale crop.

Taking up results

SOILS buzzing with biological activity have created a dilemma for Windy Station cropping manager Peter Winton – crop germinations are just too good.

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