Shade sails provide cooling centre

After seeing the impact of a record-breaking heat wave in the summer of 2012-13 on their cows, the Young family knew they needed to do more to manage heat stress.
After seeing the impact of a record-breaking heat wave in the summer of 2012-13 on their cows, the Young family knew they needed to do more to manage heat stress.
Holsteins from northern Victoria dominated the interbreed judging at International Dairy Week at Tatura, Victoria, in January.
29 Jan 18 Holsteins from northern Victoria dominated the interbreed judging at International Dairy Week at Tatura, Victoria, in January.
IT HAS been a three year build-up for the owners of this year’s International Dairy Week Grand Champion Illawarra cow, Llandovery JR Joan 982. The six year old cow was an honorable mention in the senior championship in 2016 and reserve senior champion in 2017 before this year’s success.
25 Jan 18 IT HAS been a three year build-up for the owners of this year’s International Dairy Week Grand Champion Illawarra cow, Llandovery JR Joan 982. The six year old cow was an honorable...
The 2018 Grand Champion Guernsey at IDW Rockmar Miami Graceful has had a stellar rise to the top after being judged reserve intermediate champion as a three year old in 2017. Rockmar had rapidly developed since last year’s IDW according to Tyson Shea who led the heifer for parents Mark and Roxanne Shea, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria.
25 Jan 18 The 2018 Grand Champion Guernsey at IDW Rockmar Miami Graceful has had a stellar rise to the top after being judged reserve intermediate champion as a three year old in 2017. Rockmar had...
A Jersey cow that sold for $50,000 in October after having claimed the 2017 International Dairy Week supreme grand champion interbreed award won the top Jersey award again at IDW on Wednesday.
25 Jan 18 A Jersey cow that sold for $50,000 in October after having claimed the 2017 International Dairy Week supreme grand champion interbreed award won the top Jersey award again at IDW on...
The buyer of the top-priced lot at the International Dairy Week Jersey is looking to lift components in the farm's milk with the breed.
24 Jan 18 The buyer of the top-priced lot at the International Dairy Week Jersey is looking to lift components in the farm's milk with the breed.
The buyer of the top-priced heifer in the Ayrshire sale at International Dairy Week on Tuesday first spotted the animal when he judged it in a country show last year.
24 Jan 18 The buyer of the top-priced heifer in the Ayrshire sale at International Dairy Week on Tuesday first spotted the animal when he judged it in a country show last year.
Tandara Brown Swiss took all before it at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.
23 Jan 18 Tandara Brown Swiss took all before it at International Dairy Week on Tuesday.
The grand champion Ayrshire cow at International Dairy Week was the first its owner James Dillon had shown at the event from his own breeding.
23 Jan 18 The grand champion Ayrshire cow at International Dairy Week was the first its owner James Dillon had shown at the event from his own breeding.
An Ayrshire breeder's first Holstein purchase proved a wise choice when it won the All Breeds National Youth Show at International Dairy Week on Monday.
22 Jan 18 An Ayrshire breeder's first Holstein purchase proved a wise choice when it won the All Breeds National Youth Show at International Dairy Week on Monday.
International Dairy Week kicked off today with the All Breeds Youth Show.
22 Jan 18 International Dairy Week kicked off today with the All Breeds Youth Show.
Nanango, Queensland, district dairyfarmers Ian and Cathy Scott will be looking for bulls to use over their dairy herd that are above average for the new Heat Tolerance Australian Breeding Value (ABV).
19 Jan 18 Nanango, Queensland, district dairyfarmers Ian and Cathy Scott will be looking for bulls to use over their dairy herd that are above average for the new Heat Tolerance Australian...
INTERNATIONAL Dairy Week (IDW) in January each year at Tatura, Vic, has evolved as the largest and obvious place in Australia for exhibiting dairy cattle, for their owners and handlers, young and old, to display the best the breeds have to offer.
17 Jan 18 INTERNATIONAL Dairy Week (IDW) in January each year at Tatura, Vic, has evolved as the largest and obvious place in Australia for exhibiting dairy cattle, for their owners and handlers,...
IT IS the opportunity to network with Australian breeders and overseas breeding representatives that takes Ted Bingham and Deborah Parkes to International Dairy Week (IDW) each year.
17 Jan 18 IT IS the opportunity to network with Australian breeders and overseas breeding representatives that takes Ted Bingham and Deborah Parkes to International Dairy Week (IDW) each year.
In a little under a year, Heather Campbell has gone from working for Genetics Australia to working on a dairy farm and becoming a partner with other members of her family in a recently purchased dairy farm at Cohuna in northern Victoria.
17 Jan 18 In a little under a year, Heather Campbell has gone from working for Genetics Australia to working on a dairy farm and becoming a partner with other members of her family in a recently...
WHEN bull-buying clients started asking Holstein breeder Trevor Parrish about the new Heat Tolerance ABV, he knew he had to make sure he was breeding what his customers wanted.
15 Jan 18 WHEN bull-buying clients started asking Holstein breeder Trevor Parrish about the new Heat Tolerance ABV, he knew he had to make sure he was breeding what his customers wanted.
DAIRYFARMERS across mainland Australia use shade and evaporative cooling to keep their milking herds cool over the hot months.
15 Jan 18 DAIRYFARMERS across mainland Australia use shade and evaporative cooling to keep their milking herds cool over the hot months.
THIRD-generation dairyfarmers, Luke and Melanie Wallace, Poowong North, Vic, continue the tradition, initiated by his grandfather and followed by his father, of showing at International Dairy Week (IDW).
15 Jan 18 THIRD-generation dairyfarmers, Luke and Melanie Wallace, Poowong North, Vic, continue the tradition, initiated by his grandfather and followed by his father, of showing at International...
IT IS the opportunity to network with Australian breeders and overseas breeding representatives that takes Ted Bingham and Deborah Parkes to International Dairy Week (IDW) each year.
13 Jan 18 IT IS the opportunity to network with Australian breeders and overseas breeding representatives that takes Ted Bingham and Deborah Parkes to International Dairy Week (IDW) each year.
Entries for International Dairy Week (IDW), to be held at Tatura, Vic, in the third week in January, would be every bit as strong as previous events, according to event manager Robyn Barber.
12 Jan 18 Entries for International Dairy Week (IDW), to be held at Tatura, Vic, in the third week in January, would be every bit as strong as previous events, according to event manager Robyn...
The Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition celebrates the unsung heroines of modern-day dairies.
10 Jan 18 The Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition celebrates the unsung heroines of modern-day dairies.
Sex is big business in dairyfarming, which is why a battle is brewing in the US over new technologies designed to make sure only milk-producing cows are born.
10 Jan 18 Sex is big business in dairyfarming, which is why a battle is brewing in the US over new technologies designed to make sure only milk-producing cows are born.
TWO of Dairy Australia's most popular publications - InCalf and Rearing Healthy Calves - have been updated with the latest technical and scientific information.
09 Oct 17 TWO of Dairy Australia's most popular publications - InCalf and Rearing Healthy Calves - have been updated with the latest technical and scientific information.
Twenty-three-year-old Michaela Thompson of Rochester, Victoria, has been awarded the coveted Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship at the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show.
03 Oct 17 Twenty-three-year-old Michaela Thompson of Rochester, Victoria, has been awarded the coveted Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship at the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show.
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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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Don't fall for the processors changing their contracts. They can change them back again without
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This is all very nice for specific LIon suppliers but it does absolutely nothig for the wider
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This is well-written, covers what's going on well. It highlights how wrong the processors
Australian Dairyfarmer's Jeanette Severs checked out the range of new and interesting products and services on show at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo in September, while Peter Roach caught up with suppliers at the Elmore Field Days in October.02 Dec 18 Australian Dairyfarmer's Jeanette Severs checked out the range of new and interesting products and services on show...
The floodplain around Kerang and Swan Hill in north-west Victoria is dotted with depressions and surrounding windblown lunettes.29 Nov 18 The floodplain around Kerang and Swan Hill in north-west Victoria is dotted with depressions and surrounding...
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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...