Rohan Bingley

"I looked at my neighbour's farm and thought, I can do that," said Rohan Bingley. 'That' was replicating the caravans used to house chooks on the neighbouring free range egg farm. Mr Bingley was looking for a solution to raise his dairy calves.

Simon and Pep rea with their daughter, Stephanie.

Panmure dairy farmer Simon Rea has lifted herd size from 400 to 540 head and is growing 10% more pasture due to the cow shelter installed on his Panmure farm three years ago.

Barn a boon for Echuca dairy

Steve Hawken looks at the construction of a deep straw compost barn on his Echuca dairy farm as an investment in the future of his business.

Craig Lister

Holstein bull Calister Maebull has been in demand since he received his first ABV in April but to breeder, Craig Lister, the more pleasing aspect is the sire’s contribution to his end goal.

Alltech nutritionist Elder Petherick with Alberta farmer Cregg Nicoll on Cregg’s farm.

Bigger isn’t necessarily better for Canadian dairy farmer Cregg Nicoll, who is constantly assessing his farm in a bid to find the optimal number of cows and maximise production from them.

Herd recording made easier

DataGene – the dairy industry’s new organisation to drive herd improvement – is releasing two new tools to make it easier for farmers to use herd records for management decisions.

90% of the soiled sand is recycled using the separator system.

WHEN Fredrick Oesch founded SwissLane Dairy in Alto, Michigan in USA on 36ha in 1915, his family farm was “out in the country,” and the concept of being a good community neighbor was one that was often taken for granted.

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When butter and chocolate collide

TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.

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