IDW Holstein sale reflects tough season

Average prices were down at the World Wide Sires Evolution Holstein sale at International Dairy Week on Wednesday evening.
Average prices were down at the World Wide Sires Evolution Holstein sale at International Dairy Week on Wednesday evening.
It was an excited trio of owners, Glen Gordon, Ben Govett and Daniel Bacon that celebrated when their classie mature-age cow took home the broad ribbon for Supreme Champion Illawarra Exhibit at International Dairy Week for 2019.
23 Jan 19 It was an excited trio of owners, Glen Gordon, Ben Govett and Daniel Bacon that celebrated when their classie mature-age cow took home the broad ribbon for Supreme Champion Illawarra...
NSW based Andrew and Abbey Crawford, Numbaa near Nowra, entry Exkwizit Active Barbell took Grand Champion Guernsey exhibit at International Dairy Week this year..
23 Jan 19 NSW based Andrew and Abbey Crawford, Numbaa near Nowra, entry Exkwizit Active Barbell took Grand Champion Guernsey exhibit at International Dairy Week this year..
The highest rated Jersey cow in Australia was named the grand champion Jersey at International Dairy Week on Wednesday.
23 Jan 19 The highest rated Jersey cow in Australia was named the grand champion Jersey at International Dairy Week on Wednesday.
A heifer that won the 2019 International Dairy Week Youth Show on Monday topped the Jersey sale at IDW on Wednesday.
23 Jan 19 A heifer that won the 2019 International Dairy Week Youth Show on Monday topped the Jersey sale at IDW on Wednesday.
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. That's no surprise given the herd is milked through a robotic dairy.
Tandara Brown Swiss stud, Dingee, Vic, again produced the goods at International Dairy Week Brown Swiss Show on Tuesday.
22 Jan 19 Tandara Brown Swiss stud, Dingee, Vic, again produced the goods at International Dairy Week Brown Swiss Show on Tuesday.
A Gippsland-based dairy operation dominated the Ayrshire results at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.
22 Jan 19 A Gippsland-based dairy operation dominated the Ayrshire results at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.
Tim Humphris was appointed leader of the InCalf program in July 2018. He has been working in northern Victoria for the past 25 years, 10 as a dairy farmer and 15 as a dairy vet.
22 Jan 19 Tim Humphris was appointed leader of the InCalf program in July 2018. He has been working in northern Victoria for the past 25 years, 10 as a dairy farmer and 15 as a dairy vet.
The 2019 International Dairy Week All Breeds Youth Show grand champion heifer will be offered for sale on Wednesday.
21 Jan 19 The 2019 International Dairy Week All Breeds Youth Show grand champion heifer will be offered for sale on Wednesday.
An acclaimed Australian writer will be one of the guest speakers at the Power of Women event to be held as part of International Dairy Week. Rosalie Ham, author of the sensational bestseller The Dressmaker, which is now an award-winning film, will talk at the event. Ms Ham was born and raised in Jerilderie, NSW, where her family still farm.
20 Jan 19 An acclaimed Australian writer will be one of the guest speakers at the Power of Women event to be held as part of International Dairy Week. Rosalie Ham, author of the sensational...
International Dairy Week will again feature a wide range of informative seminars. All seminars will be presented at the Ballantyne Centre at Tatura Park.
19 Jan 19 International Dairy Week will again feature a wide range of informative seminars. All seminars will be presented at the Ballantyne Centre at Tatura Park.
International Dairy Week has again attracted a line up of high-quality judges from around the world.
19 Jan 19 International Dairy Week has again attracted a line up of high-quality judges from around the world.
Gippsland Jersey breeder Trevor Saunders says the new Dairy's Finest and 5 Star promotions
18 Jan 19 Gippsland Jersey breeder Trevor Saunders says the new Dairy's Finest and 5 Star promotions "hit the bullseye" for the breed.
WORLD leading nutritional research is pointing to organic livestock production as a means of boosting the famous fatty acids linked with a swag of health benefits, omega-3s, without lifting meat consumption.
18 Jan 19 WORLD leading nutritional research is pointing to organic livestock production as a means of boosting the famous fatty acids linked with a swag of health benefits, omega-3s, without...
Lion's sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division is becoming more intricate.
17 Jan 19 Lion's sale of its Australian dairy and drinks division is becoming more intricate.
In a series of anonymous interviews, Australian dairy processors have lifted the veil of secrecy about the deals done with supermarkets behind closed doors. Australian Dairyfarmer asked six questions to address the big issues: why processors supply private label milk, how much it hurts Australian dairy and what needs to change.
17 Jan 19  3 In a series of anonymous interviews, Australian dairy processors have lifted the veil of secrecy about the deals done with supermarkets behind closed doors. Australian Dairyfarmer asked...
International Dairy Week this year has attracted international exhibitors, event manager Robyn Barber said.
16 Jan 19 International Dairy Week this year has attracted international exhibitors, event manager Robyn Barber said.
Dairy prices recorded their biggest increase in almost a year at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
16 Jan 19 Dairy prices recorded their biggest increase in almost a year at the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday evening.
A DRAFT mandatory dairy code of conduct has been released, following consultation across all eight dairy regions last year.
16 Jan 19 A DRAFT mandatory dairy code of conduct has been released, following consultation across all eight dairy regions last year.
A new promotion called Dairy’s Finest highlights the strength of the Jersey cow and milk.
15 Jan 19 A new promotion called Dairy’s Finest highlights the strength of the Jersey cow and milk.
Garry Morrison is credited with helping address the region's dairy labour shortage.
14 Jan 19 Garry Morrison is credited with helping address the region's dairy labour shortage.
Dairy production from red factor cows is proving profitable despite drought and dirty politics
11 Jan 19 Dairy production from red factor cows is proving profitable despite drought and dirty politics
A year of more skinny milk without much cream on top was how most of WA’s dairy farmers found 2018.
10 Jan 19 A year of more skinny milk without much cream on top was how most of WA’s dairy farmers found 2018.
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Using an alternative plant type like plantain in grazed pastures could help lower a farm's greenhouse gas emissions, AgResearch scientists in New Zealand have found.
10:39 AM Using an alternative plant type like plantain in grazed pastures could help lower a farm's greenhouse gas emissions,...
Over summer in south-eastern Australia, with limited rainfall on rain-fed areas of the farm, leaf emergence rates slow, pasture growth rates decline and there is increased grazing pressure on any irrigated areas of the farm. 
23 Mar 19 Over summer in south-eastern Australia, with limited rainfall on rain-fed areas of the farm, leaf emergence rates...
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The $1 a litre milk has already forced closure of numerous dairy farms. Lion Dairy & Drinks
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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,...
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