Unlocking million-dollar feedbase potential

Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing at the end of April last year.
27 Feb 17 Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing at the end of April last year.
Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during this time they have focused intensively on how they manage their forage base and feeding systems.
14 Nov 16 Allora, Qld, brothers Andrew and Chris Mullins have been operating as a dairy partnership for nine years and during this time they have focused intensively on how they manage their...
Grasses of the future will make animals healthier, more productive and reduce their impact on the environment.
11 Nov 16 Grasses of the future will make animals healthier, more productive and reduce their impact on the environment.
Given the long and dry summer period, many farms will be searching for feed and/or needing to resow areas of the farm.
28 Apr 16 Given the long and dry summer period, many farms will be searching for feed and/or needing to resow areas of the farm.
The need for more even pasture supply and improved persistence has led one Fleurieu, South Australia, dairy family to trial and achieve early successes with new soft-leaved tall fescues and plantain pastures.
15 Apr 16  1 The need for more even pasture supply and improved persistence has led one Fleurieu, South Australia, dairy family to trial and achieve early successes with new soft-leaved tall fescues...
After another dry summer in south-eastern Australia, dairyfarmers are going to be faced with pastures that have opened up and will be in need of attention to ensure they are producing enough feed in the coming year.
11 Apr 16 After another dry summer in south-eastern Australia, dairyfarmers are going to be faced with pastures that have opened up and will be in need of attention to ensure they are producing...
Most farmers think of brassica forages as spring-sown crops for extra summer grazing, however, one South Australian dairyfarmer included forage rape in his ryegrass oversowing mix last autumn with impressive results.
05 Apr 16 Most farmers think of brassica forages as spring-sown crops for extra summer grazing, however, one South Australian dairyfarmer included forage rape in his ryegrass oversowing mix last...
Pasture.io is a new online web application that compiles and crunches farm pasture data and ruminant nutrition.
01 Apr 16 Pasture.io is a new online web application that compiles and crunches farm pasture data and ruminant nutrition.
With shorter rest periods from grazing and better growth in dry summers, PGG Wrightson Seeds Base perennial ryegrass with AR37 endophyte has been a real success story for Victorian farmer Tim Kooloos.
31 Mar 16 With shorter rest periods from grazing and better growth in dry summers, PGG Wrightson Seeds Base perennial ryegrass with AR37 endophyte has been a real success story for Victorian...
Pasture seed dressings can provide valuable insurance to protect the significant investment of a new pasture.
31 Mar 16 Pasture seed dressings can provide valuable insurance to protect the significant investment of a new pasture.
A water audit in spring 2015 underscored how precarious the pasture situation was for Lardner, Victoria, dairyfarmers Rob and Jenni Marshall.
30 Mar 16 A water audit in spring 2015 underscored how precarious the pasture situation was for Lardner, Victoria, dairyfarmers Rob and Jenni Marshall.
After five years of automatic milking, Tasmanian dairyfarmer Nick Dornauf decided to test run a four-way grazing system, and so far he and his staff are happy with the results.
28 Mar 16 After five years of automatic milking, Tasmanian dairyfarmer Nick Dornauf decided to test run a four-way grazing system, and so far he and his staff are happy with the results.
With autumn here, many farmers will be determining what and when to sow pastures.
28 Mar 16 With autumn here, many farmers will be determining what and when to sow pastures.
Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown feedbase, according to Gardiner Dairy Foundation chair Dr Bruce Kefford.
24 Mar 17 Australian dairyfarmers are missing out on the opportunity for more profit by not better managing their home-grown...
Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing at the end of April last year. 
27 Feb 17 Rick Blackshaw was rightly proud of his oats crop, as he let his dairy herd into the paddock for their first grazing...
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A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate on a paddock, which risked contaminating groundwater.
14 Mar 17 A New Zealand dairy farm and a milking contractor have been fined $29,000 each for letting dairy effluent accumulate...
DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows comfortable in hot and humid weather.

06 Jan 17 DAIRYING in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows...
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...