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.
Over the past 20 years the climate has changed at Karrinjeet Singh-Mahil and Brian Schuler’s farm in Crossley in south-west Victoria and the paddocks have changed with it.
Southern Australian dairy farmers are being urged to replenish their paddocks after a long growing season of high pasture yields.
WHEN Nancy Cato wrote her book “All the Rivers Run” she could not have foreseen the situation of NW Victoria in 2011 nor 2016.
SPRING grazing management and silage are currently top of mind for dairy farmers and Dairy Australia has released two new resources to help in the decision-making process.
TWO new pasture trials being conducted in the Bega Valley will provide farmers with local information on the best performing pasture types as well as best time to sow.
THE GRASSMASTER Pro pasture meter is a single-handed electronic dry matter capacitance meter in the shape of a lightweight pasture wand.
BRIAN and Michele Lawrence knew they were in for a challenge when they bought their Tasmanian farm nearly a decade ago.
QUEENSLAND BROTHERS Darren and Craig Sellars, Rosevale, have increased milk production significantly without major infrastructure upgrades by moving from a pasture-based system to cropping corn and barley.
Living in a farming area with solid annual rainfall has its advantages but too much of a good thing over winter can also create headaches.
Robots traversing dairy paddocks, patch spraying a treatment here, applying some fertiliser or effluent there: sounds far-fetched but the reality is the technology’s already available and a commercial product is just around the corner.