Waratahs Rugby Union blindside flanker Will Miller marked World Milk Day this year by becoming a full cream ambassador for advocacy group Dairy Connect.
Young dairy farmer New Zealand tour representatives told the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria breakfast about the lessons they had learned, including the impact of a serious disease outbreak.
Dairy Australia research has identified an influential group of consumers called the Changemakers, who it plans to target to address declining trust in the industry.
In a fiery debate at the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria conference on May 4, members carried a resolution calling for the organisation to strenuously oppose changes to the Chain of Responsibility laws for heavy vehicles.
A Farmers' Fund that raises money from sales of a special Coles milk was in the firing line at the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria annual meeting on Friday, May 4.
China experts are questioning the role of the Foreign Investment Review Board, after troubles at Australia's biggest dairy.
If the government adopted a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry, processors could be fined hundreds of thousands for breaching the rules.
South Australian and Victorian dairy farmers have raised concerns about the ACCC's involvement in the MG sale.