Executive director of the Global Dairy Platform, Donald Moore, recently told an Australian audience that the biggest future threat to the world dairy industry could be synthetic milk.
A restructured management approach that has put more onus on staff is paying dividends for farm managers Isaac and Michelle Johnstone.
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.
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.
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.
FARMERS are understanding the good, the bad and the ugly of their business finances with the help of an industry-supported financial advice program.
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.
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.