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Labor panders to dairy farmers with ‘harebrained’ milk proposal

Labor panders to dairy farmers with ‘harebrained’ milk proposal

Labor's proposal for a floor price for milk reflects an inability to see that agriculture is an industry like any other.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Wendi living it up, Rupert-free ... milking it in NZ ... the '90s are back ...

Holy cow! What is wrong with the dairy industry?

Holy cow! What is wrong with the dairy industry?

Everything you want to know about the current ructions in the dairy industry, explained.

Spilt milk and strong feelings

Spilt milk and strong feelings

Crikey readers discuss asylum seeker policy and other issues of the day.

Protecting the dairy industry hurts the cream of the crop

Protecting the dairy industry hurts the cream of the crop

Propping up inefficient dairy farmers merely punishes those who made the tough decisions in an industry that should be an exemplar for Australian productivity.

Tassie dairy sale gets the tick as China milks free-trade deal

Tassie dairy sale gets the tick as China milks free-trade deal

Tasmania’s Van Diemen’s Land Dairy has been sold to a Chinese company -- but has the Foreign Investment Review Board done its due diligence?

Business bites: word from the Guv … banks doing it tough … no milk love …

Business bites: word from the Guv … banks doing it tough … no milk love …

Glenn Stevens gives the last interview of the year. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Stevens’ smite for the right … flaming galahs … milk of iron ilk

Business bites: Stevens’ smite for the right … flaming galahs … milk of iron ilk

Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens takes aim at the assess in the commentariat. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Win for farmers as $1 milk headed down the drain

Win for farmers as $1 milk headed down the drain

It's been more than two years since the $1 milk price war began. But are Coles and Woolworths indicating that the end of the war is in sight?

How green is your milk?

How green is your milk?

With more public awareness of the vast carbon emissions produced by cows, the dairy industry doesn't quite enjoy the family-friendly image it once did. So is it time to start pouring water on our Weetbix, or can we have our milk and drink it too?