Norco is lobbying State Government to back-flip on a decision to award foreign-owned Lion a 300,000 litre milk contract over the existing, local supplier.
The complete dispersal of Raleigh Dairy Holdings' best cows, dry and in milk, were sold at Kempsey last week to a firm market.
If the government adopted a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry, processors could be fined hundreds of thousands for breaching the rules.
Rising to the top against tough competition, Murribrook Holstein stud, Moss Vale, has taken home the senior and junior champion Holstein female ribbons under international judge Claire Swale.
A schoolgirl from western Sydney has won reserve ribbon for a Jersey cow she bred herself on a postage stamp property with a lot of help from her family and friends.
Growing up in the outskirts of Sydney is no barrier to working in a country practice say new recruits to agriculture