Tuesday, 17 October 2017 17:47

Staff step up under new management structure

A restructured management approach that has put more onus on staff is paying dividends for farm managers Isaac and Michelle Johnstone.

Published in General News
Friday, 04 November 2016 10:12

Genomics testing another string to the bow

BREEDING needs to focus on fertility and health traits as part of an integrated approach to herd management that lasted over the cow’s lifetime.

Published in Management

TWENTY-SEVEN dairy farms across Australia will be put under the microscope to prove the link between genetic merit of animals and on-farm performance. 

Published in Management
Friday, 23 September 2016 17:26

Freezing technology boosts pregnancy rates

NEW frozen embryo technology could revolutionise dairy breeding techniques.

Published in Management

MAIZE for silage has become increasingly popular as a cheap source of energy and bulk feed for dairy farmers in the Goulburn Valley region of northern Victoria.

Published in Management
Thursday, 01 September 2016 15:22

Farmers look to new opportunities

DAIRY farmers are showing true grit as they look for new opportunities to combat tough times.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 07:48

Advice helps pave the way forward

FARMERS are understanding the good, the bad and the ugly of their business finances with the help of an industry-supported financial advice program.

Published in Management
Thursday, 28 July 2016 09:34

NZ study reveals big cell count fall

A New Zealand study of milk supplied to Fonterra over a five year period has found that average bulk milk somatic cell count (BMSCC) has substantially declined.

Published in Management
Thursday, 21 July 2016 09:36

Hard slog to achieve premium price

PROCESSING and marketing your own organic milk might sound like a good idea – but it’s been a hard slog over more than a decade for industry veteran Bill Smillie.

Published in Management
Thursday, 14 July 2016 16:41

Lion delivers beer bonus

AUSTRALIA’S beer drinkers are giving Queensland farmers, Duncan, Ross and Morris McInnes a new source of feed that’s led to a welcome unseasonal production boost.

Published in Management
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