Call for input into plan

Dairy industry leaders have called for nationwide input into the development of a plan for the sector's future.
Dairy industry leaders have called for nationwide input into the development of a plan for the sector's future.
Victorian and southern Riverina farmers have questioned a planned Murray Darling Basin Authority panel, being set up to look at social and economic conditions in irrigation communities.
18 Apr 19 Victorian and southern Riverina farmers have questioned a planned Murray Darling Basin Authority panel, being set up to look at social and economic conditions in irrigation communities.
Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation system.
16 Apr 19 Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation system.
A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts labour and fuel costs.
16 Apr 19 A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts labour and fuel costs.
Dairy Australia is leading the response to changing consumer expectations for the dairy industry and its products by launching a proactive new approach to communications this month.
15 Apr 19 Dairy Australia is leading the response to changing consumer expectations for the dairy industry and its products by launching a proactive new approach to communications this month.
South-west Victorian dairy farmers have welcomed federal budget visa changes, which they say will enable them to secure a more permanent, skilled workforce.
12 Apr 19 South-west Victorian dairy farmers have welcomed federal budget visa changes, which they say will enable them to secure a more permanent, skilled workforce.
Victorian dairy farmers say they have few concerns about the time it'll take to introduce a mandatory industry Code of Conduct, as it's essential to get it right.
10 Apr 19 Victorian dairy farmers say they have few concerns about the time it'll take to introduce a mandatory industry Code of Conduct, as it's essential to get it right.
'Dairy Matters' is the catch cry of a new campaign, answering questions from consumers seeking answers about the dairy industry.
09 Apr 19 'Dairy Matters' is the catch cry of a new campaign, answering questions from consumers seeking answers about the dairy industry.
Timboon, Vic, dairy farmer Jan Raleigh has never been one to buckle under pressure.
08 Apr 19 Timboon, Vic, dairy farmer Jan Raleigh has never been one to buckle under pressure.
People thought Shirley and Lindsay Wilson were a bit ambitious when they went dairy farming at Gloucester, NSW, in the middle of a drought in 1964.
08 Apr 19 People thought Shirley and Lindsay Wilson were a bit ambitious when they went dairy farming at Gloucester, NSW, in the middle of a drought in 1964.
Winnie Oslear grew up in a different world of dairy farming.
08 Apr 19 Winnie Oslear grew up in a different world of dairy farming.
Australia’s brightest young emerging dairy scientists presented their research as part of the Young Dairy Scientist Award at the Australian Dairy Conference (ADC) in Canberra in February.
08 Apr 19 Australia’s brightest young emerging dairy scientists presented their research as part of the Young Dairy Scientist Award at the Australian Dairy Conference (ADC) in Canberra in February.
Cows that burp less could help save the environment and put money back into the pockets of farmers.
08 Apr 19 Cows that burp less could help save the environment and put money back into the pockets of farmers.
To remain competitive in global markets Australian and New Zealand meat and dairy producers rely on the availability of high-quality pasture.
08 Apr 19 To remain competitive in global markets Australian and New Zealand meat and dairy producers rely on the availability of high-quality pasture.
The use of sex-sorted semen is regarded as a necessary step forward for the dairy industry in order to be efficient while maintaining good welfare, though many farmers are wary of implementing it due to low conception rates.
08 Apr 19 The use of sex-sorted semen is regarded as a necessary step forward for the dairy industry in order to be efficient while maintaining good welfare, though many farmers are wary of...
An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is expected that by 2025 the adoption of technologies for data capturing and monitoring system parameters will increase.
08 Apr 19 An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is expected that by 2025 the adoption of technologies for data capturing...
Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the establishment and maintenance of traditional physical fences.
08 Apr 19 Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the establishment and maintenance of traditional physical fences.
Mastitis is one of the biggest concerns for milk producers; and the most expensive - it costs farmers $200 per cow, per year; which totals over US$130 million in losses to the industry annually.
08 Apr 19 Mastitis is one of the biggest concerns for milk producers; and the most expensive - it costs farmers $200 per cow, per year; which totals over US$130 million in losses to the industry...
Shipments of dairy cows from Australia and New Zealand will be halted until after an inquiry into why a number of them have died on Sri Lankan farms.
08 Apr 19  1 Shipments of dairy cows from Australia and New Zealand will be halted until after an inquiry into why a number of them have died on Sri Lankan farms.
The dairy industry must play a key role in helping prevent antibiotic resistance, the Australian Dairy Conference in February was told.
08 Apr 19 The dairy industry must play a key role in helping prevent antibiotic resistance, the Australian Dairy Conference in February was told.
Hashtag we love this.
08 Apr 19 Hashtag we love this.
Dairy is fighting a war on several fronts to remain a key part of people’s diets, the Australian Dairy Conference was told in February.
04 Apr 19 Dairy is fighting a war on several fronts to remain a key part of people’s diets, the Australian Dairy Conference was told in February.
Global dairy prices lifted again at auction on Tuesday night, led by strong gains in butter prices.
03 Apr 19 Global dairy prices lifted again at auction on Tuesday night, led by strong gains in butter prices.
Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this autumn and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right.
03 Apr 19 Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this autumn and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right.
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Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation system. 
16 Apr 19 Fertigation is the injection of fertilisers, soil amendments and other water-soluble products through an irrigation...
A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts labour and fuel costs.
16 Apr 19 A fertigation trial in south-east Queensland for the past two years has shown it produces more pasture and cuts...
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This project was doomed from the start. Sri Lanka's Department of Animal Production and Health
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What an awesome article, this will save so much time and money for farmers across the world with
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is expected that by 2025 the adoption of technologies for data capturing and monitoring system parameters will increase.
08 Apr 19 An industry survey revealed that farmers milking larger herds have adopted more precision technologies, and that is...
Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the establishment and maintenance of traditional physical fences.
08 Apr 19 Virtual fencing (VF) technology has great potential to alleviate the costs, time and labour devoted to the...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...