Tools to make herd recording easier

DataGene - the dairy industry's new organisation to drive herd improvement - has released two new tools to make it easier for farmers to use herd records for management decisions.
DataGene - the dairy industry's new organisation to drive herd improvement - has released two new tools to make it easier for farmers to use herd records for management decisions.
THE RSPCA cannot regulate the farm sector, while it continues to lobby against the very industries it wants to police, a parliamentary inquiry into the animal welfare group has been told.
02 Jun 17  1 THE RSPCA cannot regulate the farm sector, while it continues to lobby against the very industries it wants to police, a parliamentary inquiry into the animal welfare group has been told.
There are three simple things farmers can do to maximise the health and survival of their calves.
02 Jun 17 There are three simple things farmers can do to maximise the health and survival of their calves.
Lion Dairy & Drinks has launched a campaign to remind Australians why milk matters.
01 Jun 17 Lion Dairy & Drinks has launched a campaign to remind Australians why milk matters.
DAIRYING touches the lives of a billion people around the world, with 121 million farms supporting a long tradition of milk production.
01 Jun 17 DAIRYING touches the lives of a billion people around the world, with 121 million farms supporting a long tradition of milk production.
Agriculture Victoria scientists have created the world’s largest and most detailed perennial ryegrass testing field trial in a bid to revolutionise Australia’s dairy feedbase.
31 May 17 Agriculture Victoria scientists have created the world’s largest and most detailed perennial ryegrass testing field trial in a bid to revolutionise Australia’s dairy feedbase.  | VIDEO: Drone flying over ryegrass...
NEW survey data reveals that only 45 per cent of dairy farmers nationwide are anticipating making a profit this financial year.
31 May 17 NEW survey data reveals that only 45 per cent of dairy farmers nationwide are anticipating making a profit this financial year.
James and Robyn Mann, Donovans Dairy at Wye, Mt Gambier, SA, milk a 2000-plus self-replacing Friesian herd in a 116-bay rotary dairy.
31 May 17 James and Robyn Mann, Donovans Dairy at Wye, Mt Gambier, SA, milk a 2000-plus self-replacing Friesian herd in a 116-bay rotary dairy.
It’s time to ‘shut the gate’ on dairying for Queensland dairyfarmer Matthew Cahill.
30 May 17 It’s time to ‘shut the gate’ on dairying for Queensland dairyfarmer Matthew Cahill.
More than 200 people from the South Australia's dairy industry will gather in Mount Gambier on June 8 to hear a range of speakers discuss cutting-edge technologies in the dairy industry, for what is set to be a vibrant and inspiring event.
30 May 17 More than 200 people from the South Australia's dairy industry will gather in Mount Gambier on June 8 to hear a range of speakers discuss cutting-edge technologies in the dairy industry,...
BEGA Cheese’s growth from a single factory farmer co-operative to one of the largest dairy businesses in Australia has been built on the ability to remain relevant and to retain trust and loyalty.
29 May 17 BEGA Cheese’s growth from a single factory farmer co-operative to one of the largest dairy businesses in Australia has been built on the ability to remain relevant and to retain trust...
As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
29 May 17  1 As dairy farmers grapple with regulations on effluent storage a New Zealand man has come up with a simple solution.
Early research conducted by FutureDairy suggests it may be possible to adjust cows' diet in automatic milking systems (AMS) to encourage more cows to be milked between midnight and 6am.
29 May 17 Early research conducted by FutureDairy suggests it may be possible to adjust cows' diet in automatic milking systems (AMS) to encourage more cows to be milked between midnight and 6am.
Fonterra suppliers have openly questioned the company’s forecasts and plans to entice farmers back to the company, after last year’s retrospective cut in farm gate milk prices.
26 May 17 Fonterra suppliers have openly questioned the company’s forecasts and plans to entice farmers back to the company, after last year’s retrospective cut in farm gate milk prices.
The alluvial flats at Cowra, NSW, make it great farming land in anyone's book, even marking one Cowra farm as an exemplar of the dairy industry.
26 May 17 The alluvial flats at Cowra, NSW, make it great farming land in anyone's book, even marking one Cowra farm as an exemplar of the dairy industry.
Australian milk production continues to plummet with national April production 6.3 per cent lower than April 2016.
25 May 17 Australian milk production continues to plummet with national April production 6.3 per cent lower than April 2016.
Modern consumers are becoming increasingly conscious of where their food is grown, how it is produced, the nutritional value of the food and how the animals which produce that food are treated.
25 May 17 Modern consumers are becoming increasingly conscious of where their food is grown, how it is produced, the nutritional value of the food and how the animals which produce that food are...
Crossley, Vic, dairyfarmers Karinjeet Singh-Mahil and Brian Schuler drove a tractor into Warrnambool, Vic, on Monday to protest outside the first of Fonterra’s supplier meetings.
24 May 17 Crossley, Vic, dairyfarmers Karinjeet Singh-Mahil and Brian Schuler drove a tractor into Warrnambool, Vic, on Monday to protest outside the first of Fonterra’s supplier meetings.
Running a successful dairy farm in the future appears to be more about what’s beyond the milk vat.
24 May 17 Running a successful dairy farm in the future appears to be more about what’s beyond the milk vat.
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has released information on the global dairy industry's position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
23 May 17 The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has released information on the global dairy industry's position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh has acknowledged deregulation of the dairy industry, in 2000, appears to have caused farmers greater risk and disadvantage.
23 May 17 Agricultural Commissioner Mick Keogh has acknowledged deregulation of the dairy industry, in 2000, appears to have caused farmers greater risk and disadvantage.
A young Tasmanian woman who wants to work as a vet in the dairy industry has been awarded a Horizon Scholarship.
22 May 17 A young Tasmanian woman who wants to work as a vet in the dairy industry has been awarded a Horizon Scholarship.
Retailer Harvey Norman's investment in a 2000-hectare dairy farming business in Victoria has come at a $793,000 loss in the first year of operation, but founder Gerry Harvey has a positive outlook and says the loss is smaller than he expected in the first year.
22 May 17 Retailer Harvey Norman's investment in a 2000-hectare dairy farming business in Victoria has come at a $793,000 loss in the first year of operation, but founder Gerry Harvey has a...
Investment intentions in the dairy sector have rebounded, according to the new research from the Commonwealth Bank.
20 May 17 Investment intentions in the dairy sector have rebounded, according to the new research from the Commonwealth Bank.
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Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully prepare and follow a plan to obtain the most value from these crops.16 Oct 17 Sorghum and maize can each play a part in providing home-grown feed on dairy farms but farmers need to carefully...
Several new additions to the baled silage marketplace will reduce bale spoilage and the number of decomposing bales that can leak effluent into the soil and water tables close to the ground surface. 
27 Sep 17 Several new additions to the baled silage marketplace will reduce bale spoilage and the number of decomposing bales...
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Aus lucerne export to China. how about Aust. dairy farmers? Them don't need any lucerne.Do they?
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The Seralini study showing long term ingestion of GE corn is dangerous to health. This study was
Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and milk vats, must be registered with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).
20 Sep 17 Dairyfarmers are reminded that chemicals used on farms, including those used to clean and sanitise the plant and...
When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his invention would improve her on-farm productivity and safety.
05 Sep 17 When Victorian dairyfarmer Lauren Finger's father said he had an idea, little did she know how much of an impact his...
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...