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
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
Monday, 16 October 2017 14:34

Are your milking practices "normal"?

Recent milking time visits to a number of different dairy sheds have reminded me that “normal” means different things to different people.

Published in Animal Health

South Australian dairy farmers are turning to diesel generators and power price brokers as they batten down against more crippling increases in energy costs.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 11:33

Shelter leads to more pasture, more cows

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.

Published in Management

We're getting close to the peak of the production season in southern Australia, in one of the most tumultuous periods in the recent history of the industry. In the past 18 months, an unprecedented volume of milk has moved between major dairy companies in a short space of time, and most likely has some way to go yet, as the aftershocks of the major step-down in milk prices towards the end of the 2015-16 season continue to reverberate.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:20

Situation & Outlook: World moves slowly

Dairy Australia’s latest Situation and Outlook report will be released tomorrow, during what’s shaping up as a period of recovery for the Australian dairy industry amidst a noisy corporate and policy environment.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 October 2017 14:20

Gas shortfall to cause power price rise

Limited domestic gas supplies next year are causing significant price rises, which will hurt the dairy farmer through rising electricity costs and potentially reduced farmgate prices through processors.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 October 2017 13:14

Quads out for safety

A Murray Valley dairy farm which has seven full-time employees has deliberately moved away from using quad bikes because of their dangerous history.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 October 2017 10:00

More to Chinese tractors than you think

Chinese tractors. 

Wait! Don’t turn away just yet. I know what you’re thinking - and it probably wouldn’t be wise to print it here. 

Published in Machinery & Products
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