Taking Stock sets farmer up for new year

Greg Heffernan believes failing to plan means planning to fail.
Greg Heffernan believes failing to plan means planning to fail.
The release of the report from the Queensland Dairy Accounting Scheme (QDAS) for the 2017-18 year showed a significant drop in profitability for Queensland dairy farms.
04 Jan 19 The release of the report from the Queensland Dairy Accounting Scheme (QDAS) for the 2017-18 year showed a significant drop in profitability for Queensland dairy farms.
Dairy Australia's Taking Stock program can be booked by dairy farmers across the country, including farmers who are not facing drought conditions.
30 Nov 18 Dairy Australia's Taking Stock program can be booked by dairy farmers across the country, including farmers who are not facing drought conditions.
When starting dairy farming during the worst drought in a century, a helping hand is much appreciated.
20 Nov 18 When starting dairy farming during the worst drought in a century, a helping hand is much appreciated.
With more than 30,000 trees planted in the past 20 years, Mark and Lynne Peterson's irrigation dairy farm, near Nathalia in north-central Victoria, stands out as a lush green oasis in the midst of farms that are relatively bare.
14 Oct 18 With more than 30,000 trees planted in the past 20 years, Mark and Lynne Peterson's irrigation dairy farm, near Nathalia in north-central Victoria, stands out as a lush green oasis in...
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.
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.
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.
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...
WITH rising land values, particularly in traditional dairy areas, farm ownership may not be an option for many young people coming up in the sector, but according to a panel of young dairyfarmers, there are many paths into the industry.
29 Aug 18 WITH rising land values, particularly in traditional dairy areas, farm ownership may not be an option for many young people coming up in the sector, but according to a panel of young...
Fed up with the farm-gate milk price? Sick of the middleman taking all the coin? One option is to bottle farm produced milk and sell direct.
03 Aug 18 Fed up with the farm-gate milk price? Sick of the middleman taking all the coin? One option is to bottle farm produced milk and sell direct.
He had no intention of returning to the family farm, but Scott Fitzgerald has turned his second career into a fast-growing success, based on a dairy holding rented from his retiring parents.
30 Jul 18 He had no intention of returning to the family farm, but Scott Fitzgerald has turned his second career into a fast-growing success, based on a dairy holding rented from his retiring parents.
A well-established dairy business in South Gippsland, Victoria, has recently undergone rapid generational and operational change but it is management as usual.
27 Jul 18 A well-established dairy business in South Gippsland, Victoria, has recently undergone rapid generational and operational change but it is management as usual.
A new Dairy Australia initiative to prevent deaths and injuries on dairy farms is set to position the industry as a leader in workplace safety.
13 Jun 18  1 A new Dairy Australia initiative to prevent deaths and injuries on dairy farms is set to position the industry as a leader in workplace safety.
A first-generation dairyfarmer is using a regional leadership scholarship to help relocate migrants to south-west Victoria.
12 Jun 18 A first-generation dairyfarmer is using a regional leadership scholarship to help relocate migrants to south-west Victoria.
South-west Victorian dairyfarmers are on the hunt for skilled employees to work and manage key aspects of their enterprises.
28 May 18 South-west Victorian dairyfarmers are on the hunt for skilled employees to work and manage key aspects of their enterprises.
Money may not grow on trees, but planting them can help put dollars in the pockets of dairyfarmers.
18 May 18 Money may not grow on trees, but planting them can help put dollars in the pockets of dairyfarmers.
DAIRY Australia's Farm Business Fundamentals course has set up south-west Victorian dairy farmer Craig Howard to better manage his business.
14 Mar 18 DAIRY Australia's Farm Business Fundamentals course has set up south-west Victorian dairy farmer Craig Howard to better manage his business.
A NEW Dairy Australia workshop is helping larger dairy farm operators consider options and strategies for potential business investment.
18 Jan 18 A NEW Dairy Australia workshop is helping larger dairy farm operators consider options and strategies for potential business investment.
DAIRYFARMERS Jenny and Graeme Cope have driven a raft of changes to farm safety on their Gippsland farm with the help of Dairy Australia’s Farm Safety Starter Kit.
16 Jan 18 DAIRYFARMERS Jenny and Graeme Cope have driven a raft of changes to farm safety on their Gippsland farm with the help of Dairy Australia’s Farm Safety Starter Kit.
WORKPLACE Safety Inspectors, throughout Australia, are increasing the number of dairy farm inspections as part of a campaign to improve farm safety.
11 Jan 18 WORKPLACE Safety Inspectors, throughout Australia, are increasing the number of dairy farm inspections as part of a campaign to improve farm safety.
A couple in New Zealand's Central Hawke's Bay are proud to be dairyfarming and love the lifestyle it provides.
11 Jan 18 A couple in New Zealand's Central Hawke's Bay are proud to be dairyfarming and love the lifestyle it provides.
PLENTY a dairy farmer talks to the cows but avant-garde research being run by a young scientist with a passion for animal welfare could well give meaning to bovine responses.
13 Nov 17 PLENTY a dairy farmer talks to the cows but avant-garde research being run by a young scientist with a passion for animal welfare could well give meaning to bovine responses.
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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...