Posts Tagged ‘milk’

Projected milk requirement for Western Australia.

Demand for milk in Western Australia is growing by 2 litres per capita every year. This is due to the increases in cheese consumption The population is growing by 1.5%+ every year, this is approximately 39,000 people, each of whom consumes 355 litres of milk every year. This requires a total of 13.85 million litres…

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How have Government policies affected Australia’s dairy Industry

As a result of a number of management issues in Australia’s major co-operative, the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) has been asked to investigate the situation. I have collated a number of issues, mainly structural that I believe affect the industry in Australia. nicheagribusiness.com/…/ACCC-Response-Dairy-Inquiry-Draft-Issues-paper-FINAL.pdf These include :   Why is Australia ranked 194th out…

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Market failure in the Western Australian Dairy Industry

MARKET FAILURE IS DEFINED AS “ILLOGICAL ACTIONS TAKING PLACE FOR SEEMINGLY LOGICAL REASONS.” Currently there are farmers going out of business while the state is NOT SELF SUFFICIENT IN DIARY PRODUCTS.  The agricultural resources exist in Western Australia for complete self sufficiency in dairy and possibly a great export industry, however a series of events…

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Global milk surge, price crashes

Global milk production surges and the milk price crashes For those following milk prices, milk production and changes in the dairy industry, the last month resembles watching wild seas crashing into breakwater or rocky coast. In Australia, the news that one of the major exporters – Murray Goulburn has not only realised that the price forecasts…

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