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.

Published in Management

Southern Australian dairy farmers are being urged to replenish their paddocks after a long growing season of high pasture yields.

Published in Management

WHEN Nancy Cato wrote her book “All the Rivers Run” she could not have foreseen the situation of NW Victoria in 2011 nor 2016.

Published in Management
Monday, 24 October 2016 08:39

Pasture guides to help spring planning

 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.

Published in Management
Saturday, 17 September 2016 19:40

Pasture trials to boost farmer knowledge

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. 

Published in Management
Monday, 28 September 2015 09:58

Wand works its magic on pasture

THE GRASSMASTER Pro pasture meter is a single-handed electronic dry matter capacitance meter in the shape of a lightweight pasture wand.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 07:45

From a long way back to a winning formula

BRIAN and Michele Lawrence knew they were in for a challenge when they bought their Tasmanian farm nearly a decade ago.

Published in Management
Thursday, 20 August 2015 11:45

Cropping drives production at Rosevale dairy

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.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 15:07

New effluent system boosts pasture

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.

Published in Management
Monday, 28 October 2013 09:31

Robots roaming pastures soon a reality

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.

Published in General News
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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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