Bluechip purchase pays off for young stud owner

A decision to buy a calf at the Bluechip dispersal sale last year paid dividends for a young stud owner at the Victorian Winter Fair at Bendigo on Wednesday.
A decision to buy a calf at the Bluechip dispersal sale last year paid dividends for a young stud owner at the Victorian Winter Fair at Bendigo on Wednesday.
Thirty-three Tasmania private datasets were analysed using Dairy Australia Dairy Base business analysis tool from some of my clients for the 2015-16 season.
05 Jul 17 Thirty-three Tasmania private datasets were analysed using Dairy Australia Dairy Base business analysis tool from some of my clients for the 2015-16 season.
Global dairy prices dipped slightly at the Global Dairy Trade Auction on Tuesday night.
05 Jul 17 Global dairy prices dipped slightly at the Global Dairy Trade Auction on Tuesday night.
A cross between a Holstein and a Bos indicus breed called the Gir was proving to be an ideal dairy breed in the tropics, Semex general manager Jim Conroy told the Herd 17 conference.
05 Jul 17 A cross between a Holstein and a Bos indicus breed called the Gir was proving to be an ideal dairy breed in the tropics, Semex general manager Jim Conroy told the Herd 17 conference.
Weight for weight methane causes 36 times as much global warming as carbon dioxide and the main sources of this pollutant is agriculture.
04 Jul 17 Weight for weight methane causes 36 times as much global warming as carbon dioxide and the main sources of this pollutant is agriculture.
Learning and implementing the calf-rearing basics will ultimately save time, money and result in healthier calves. This was the key message delivered by Dr Gemma Chuck at dairy discussion group in South-West Victoria last year.
04 Jul 17 Learning and implementing the calf-rearing basics will ultimately save time, money and result in healthier calves. This was the key message delivered by Dr Gemma Chuck at dairy...
Researchers at Scibus and the University of Sydney are dishing up transition diets including calcidiol and anionic feeds and seeing exciting improvements in cow health and productivity.
03 Jul 17 Researchers at Scibus and the University of Sydney are dishing up transition diets including calcidiol and anionic feeds and seeing exciting improvements in cow health and productivity.
The Victorian Winter Fair, which gets underway on Tuesday, has cemented itself as one of Australia's leading dairy shows, offering an opportunity for autumn-calved cows to be shown at their peak.
03 Jul 17 The Victorian Winter Fair, which gets underway on Tuesday, has cemented itself as one of Australia's leading dairy shows, offering an opportunity for autumn-calved cows to be shown at...
Rainfall is needed in northern Victoria to guarantee irrigators high allocations later in the season.
03 Jul 17 Rainfall is needed in northern Victoria to guarantee irrigators high allocations later in the season.
The Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors is a major achievement for the industry and will help ensure greater transparency and fairness in milk supply and pricing.
30 Jun 17 The Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors is a major achievement for the industry and will help ensure greater transparency and fairness in milk...
The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
29 Jun 17 The report from the Senate inquiry into the Australian dairy industry has been delayed again.
Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it will no longer accept excess seasonal milk, from other processors, during October to December.
29 Jun 17 Australia's largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn (MG) has announced it will no longer accept excess seasonal milk, from other processors, during October to December.
Existing institutional shareholders have rushed in to grab an extra slice of Bega Cheese, blocking new investor hopes of taking part in a $160 million capital raising by the dairy company.
28 Jun 17 Existing institutional shareholders have rushed in to grab an extra slice of Bega Cheese, blocking new investor hopes of taking part in a $160 million capital raising by the dairy company.
Japanese beer giant Kirin Holdings is believed to be reconsidering the future of its Australian dairy business, Lion Dairy & Drinks.
28 Jun 17 Japanese beer giant Kirin Holdings is believed to be reconsidering the future of its Australian dairy business, Lion Dairy & Drinks.
YOU probably wouldn’t expect to see a dairy factory right in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD, but just off Brunswick Street is a small, boutique dairy that supplies milk to hundreds of small businesses in the area.
27 Jun 17 YOU probably wouldn’t expect to see a dairy factory right in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD, but just off Brunswick Street is a small, boutique dairy that supplies milk to hundreds of...
Australia's largest mainland dairy farmer, Ace Farming, has brought in a major US-based investor to buy up two huge dairy farms in southern NSW, giving the industry a big boost of confidence following a difficult period for farmers.
26 Jun 17 Australia's largest mainland dairy farmer, Ace Farming, has brought in a major US-based investor to buy up two huge dairy farms in southern NSW, giving the industry a big boost of...
THERE is no doubt farmers need to be mindful when operating equipment in the workplace.
26 Jun 17 THERE is no doubt farmers need to be mindful when operating equipment in the workplace.
Moving into a new financial year is a busy planning period for dairy farm businesses. Dairy Australia's farm business management team suggest six things farmers can do now to help set up for the year ahead.
26 Jun 17 Moving into a new financial year is a busy planning period for dairy farm businesses. Dairy Australia's farm business management team suggest six things farmers can do now to help set up...
Bega Cheese has launched a $160 million capital raising plan.
23 Jun 17 Bega Cheese has launched a $160 million capital raising plan.
BREAKING: Murray Goulburn has increased its opening price to $5.20 a kilogram milk solids.
22 Jun 17  1 BREAKING: Murray Goulburn has increased its opening price to $5.20 a kilogram milk solids.
New Zealand Federated Farmers say the slight fall in the latest global dairy auction should not ring alarm bells.
21 Jun 17 New Zealand Federated Farmers say the slight fall in the latest global dairy auction should not ring alarm bells.
Fonterra has moved to clarify confusion over its opening price, after criticism from the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) and suppliers.
19 Jun 17 Fonterra has moved to clarify confusion over its opening price, after criticism from the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) and suppliers.
Feeding Pastures for Profit (FPFP) courses are being delivered across all dairy regions, providing farmers with guidance on how to achieve a profitable balance between home-grown feed and supplement use.
19 Jun 17 Feeding Pastures for Profit (FPFP) courses are being delivered across all dairy regions, providing farmers with guidance on how to achieve a profitable balance between home-grown feed...
THE Midfield Group is making a bold play to attract more dairy farmers to supply its new milk powder plant in Penola, South Australia, that is due to open next month.
16 Jun 17 THE Midfield Group is making a bold play to attract more dairy farmers to supply its new milk powder plant in Penola, South Australia, that is due to open next month.
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A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray Bridge, South Australia.
30 Jan 19 A TOUGH 2018-19 season and improved irrigation technology has inspired a new crop along the river flats at Murray...
Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance persistence of pasture. 
26 Dec 18 Best management practice of ryegrass and managing the residual height throughout dry periods is critical to enhance...
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ABOUT TIME SOMEONE REALISED THE MILK INDUSTRY IS NEAR EXTINCT. tO PRODUCE MILK COSTS MONEY MUCH
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Hello Frank, I suspect that the air entry problems I have experienced in silage bales over the
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Hope they are ready for when the milk pool drops below 8 billion litres and stays there.
MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori. That's no surprise given the herd is milked through a robotic dairy.
23 Jan 19 MASTITIS management is highly effective but far from conventional for Tasmanian dairy farm manager Richard Hori....
Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group, located at Cape Grim, Tasmania.29 Dec 18 Spending $2.7million to build a new dairy is part of a rolling upgrade and improvement plan for VAN Dairy Group,...
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...