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.
Southern Australian dairy farmers are being urged to replenish their paddocks after a long growing season of high pasture yields.
DAMS are full and properties have been left waterlogged across south west Victoria’s dairy region after another week of heavy rain.
FORECASTERS at the Bureau of Meteorology are keeping a close eye on the possibility of another East Coast Low forming this weekend.
After an exceptionally wet start to the year there has only been one worthwhile rain event since July on Paul Weir’s northern NSW farm.
RECENT WIDESPREAD rain across the east of the state will impact the nutritional value of dry pastures, meaning livestock may require increased volumes of supplementary fodder to maintain existing production levels.