Maximising spring feed with nitrogen

Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right.
Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right.
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud welcomes Australian Dairy Farmers new support for a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
11 Sep 18 Agriculture Minister David Littleproud welcomes Australian Dairy Farmers new support for a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry.
Dairy farmers need more quality feed supplies and better farmgate returns to pay for them.
11 Sep 18 Dairy farmers need more quality feed supplies and better farmgate returns to pay for them.
The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.
11 Sep 18 The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.
A Queensland dairy farmer has made an impassioned plea for farmers to take more care with children in their workplaces after his son was seriously injured in a farm accident.
10 Sep 18 A Queensland dairy farmer has made an impassioned plea for farmers to take more care with children in their workplaces after his son was seriously injured in a farm accident.
As feed prices increase across Australia, dairy farmer David Kuhl relies on Dairy Australia's Hay and Grain Reports to keep an eye on pricing, availability and help plan ahead.
09 Sep 18 As feed prices increase across Australia, dairy farmer David Kuhl relies on Dairy Australia's Hay and Grain Reports to keep an eye on pricing, availability and help plan ahead.
Dairyfarmers navigating the feed shortage can now access a new Dairy Australia campaign, Feed Shortage 2018, as the fodder market continues to be tight.
08 Sep 18 Dairyfarmers navigating the feed shortage can now access a new Dairy Australia campaign, Feed Shortage 2018, as the fodder market continues to be tight.
Profit on Victorian dairy farms fell in 2017-18 to the fifth-lowest level in 12 years.
07 Sep 18 Profit on Victorian dairy farms fell in 2017-18 to the fifth-lowest level in 12 years.
“Unreal” is how national dairy handler champion Clinton Keir, Sunshine Coast, Qld, described winning the competition.
07 Sep 18 “Unreal” is how national dairy handler champion Clinton Keir, Sunshine Coast, Qld, described winning the competition.
The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production is underway.
06 Sep 18 The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production is underway.
DAIRYFARMERS are counting on consumers to show the might of people power by signing a petition that will see them earn an extra 10 cents for every litre of milk they produce.
06 Sep 18 DAIRYFARMERS are counting on consumers to show the might of people power by signing a petition that will see them earn an extra 10 cents for every litre of milk they produce.
Prices fell again on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
05 Sep 18 Prices fell again on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday night.
A New Zealand cafe owner is being shut down because he is refusing to use cow milk in his coffees.
05 Sep 18 A New Zealand cafe owner is being shut down because he is refusing to use cow milk in his coffees.
Five years ago, the idea of working in the Australian dairy industry was the last thing on the mind of Ireland’s Rosemary Corcoran – today, she couldn’t think of anything better.
04 Sep 18 Five years ago, the idea of working in the Australian dairy industry was the last thing on the mind of Ireland’s Rosemary Corcoran – today, she couldn’t think of anything better.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 99 per cent of Australia's trade with Indonesia will have tariffs reduced or eliminated under a new free trade deal.
04 Sep 18 Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 99 per cent of Australia's trade with Indonesia will have tariffs reduced or eliminated under a new free trade deal.
The message from dairyfarmers wanting a price increase on their product has been made loud and clear in a NSW South Coast town, with giant signs appearing on the highway.
03 Sep 18  1 The message from dairyfarmers wanting a price increase on their product has been made loud and clear in a NSW South Coast town, with giant signs appearing on the highway.
Montreal: American farmers have been frothing against Canada's strict management of its dairy industry for years - so it was not entirely surprising that when hopes of reworking a NAFTA deal evaporated this week, they did so over milk products.
03 Sep 18 Montreal: American farmers have been frothing against Canada's strict management of its dairy industry for years - so it was not entirely surprising that when hopes of reworking a NAFTA...
Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
03 Sep 18 Fonterra has cut its forecast New Zealand farmgate milk price from $NZ7 per kilogram of milksolids $NZ6.75 per kilogram milk solids for the year to September 2019.
Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among processors.
01 Sep 18  1 Bega Cheese has warned that increased pressure on dairyfarmers as a result of drought and the rising cost of grain to feed their cattle will create intense competition for milk among...
New research suggests that increasing irrigation efficiency does not mean more water for the environment.
31 Aug 18 New research suggests that increasing irrigation efficiency does not mean more water for the environment.
Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
31 Aug 18 Australian milk production for July was down 4.2 per cent on the same time last year.
Smart farmers, who are good at what they’re doing, is the only way the dairy industry will survive in the Murray region.
30 Aug 18 Smart farmers, who are good at what they’re doing, is the only way the dairy industry will survive in the Murray region.
Faced with the universal business problem of rising power costs, dairyfarmer Quentin Moxey struck on a novel solution.
30 Aug 18 Faced with the universal business problem of rising power costs, dairyfarmer Quentin Moxey struck on a novel solution.
With dairy commodity markets relatively stable and farm inputs markets across the country under sustained pressure, farm costs are the most uncertain element in the profitability equation for the months ahead.
30 Aug 18  1 With dairy commodity markets relatively stable and farm inputs markets across the country under sustained pressure, farm costs are the most uncertain element in the profitability...
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A new definition of 'genetically modified' currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new grasses on the market within three years.
13 Nov 18 A new definition of "genetically modified" currently awaiting parliamentary approval could see a swathe of new...
A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it to the bloodstream.02 Nov 18 A person normally breathes about 25,000 times a day, with the lungs taking in oxygen from the air and delivering it...
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Such nonsense. But, what does one expect from such a biased source - a dairy industry spokesperson.
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https://www.livekindly.co/vegan-crops-produce-more-protein-animals-beef-eggs/
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Olivia - what you fail to consider is that animals fed the crops you speak of aren't evolved to
There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush, only to discover that the new one is worse than the one it replaced.4:00 AM There's something uniquely depressing about arriving at someone's farm excited for the arrival of their new crush,...
Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to make smarter use of energy to reduce power bills.
13 Nov 18 Amidst rising farm costs, Dairy Australia has developed a range of energy information resources to assist farmers to...
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...