Wednesday, 18 October 2017 13:24

Moving from Bega to Gippsland to pursue dream

A fierce desire to grow their equity, and the unpredictability of the Bega seasons, has seen Tom and Gemma Otton take up a share farming role with Peter and Jeanette Clark at Kongwak.

Published in General News

Farmers supplying Fonterra’s Wagga Wagga factory in the New South Wales Riverina have been offered a new pricing agreement aimed at taking the volatility out of milk income. By Cameron Wilson.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 January 2015 07:54

Slashing inputs proved a revelation

When a  small dairy enterprise on the south western outskirts of Sydney slashed farm inputs for all the wrong reasons the result proved a revelation.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 22:41

Move to western NSW pays off

DUBBO might be a long way from some of Australia’s more traditional dairy regions, but its climate and proximity to grain and fodder markets have been ideal for growing a family business now embarking on an exciting new marketing venture.

Published in Management
Thursday, 17 October 2013 10:51

NSW farmers want to expand

A survey of NSW dairy farmers found that 60% of respondents want to grow their herd by at least 5% in the next five years.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 09:18

Seeking best fit in northern NSW

A northern NSW dairy farmer has used a scholarship to investigate different farming models in a bid to open opportunities for his family and other dairy farmers who want to progress within the industry.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 February 2013 12:15

Toohey goes with the flow

NSW north coast dairy farmer Terry Toohey is emphatic.

Published in Management
Monday, 22 August 2011 13:48

Dairy farmers left out of pocket

Victorian dairy farmers would be slugged an additional $6054 in increased electricity costs under the Federal Government's carbon tax while NSW farmers will receive a $7691 hit.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 June 2011 10:05

Growing divide in dairy states

THERE IS a growing divide in the Australian dairy industry between south eastern Australia and Western Australia, northern NSW and Queensland.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 June 2011 08:50

NSW contractor banks on Welger balers

The right choice of round baler at the right time and the support of an enthusiastic local machinery dealer have paid real dividends for Finley, NSW, hay and silage contractor, Russell Anderson.

Published in Machinery & Products
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