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DairyTas Conference farm tour attendees visited four Tasmanian businesses that have thrived despite challenges.
DairyTas Conference farm tour attendees visited four Tasmanian businesses that have thrived despite challenges.
A special section at the 2017 Wagyu conference in Albury, NSW, will explain how Holstein breeders can access significant premiums by joining the bottom half of their herds to Wagyu to produce F1 males and females.
24 Mar 17 A special section at the 2017 Wagyu conference in Albury, NSW, will explain how Holstein breeders can access significant premiums by joining the bottom half of their herds to Wagyu to...
Troubled Victorian milk-broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) is to be wound up.
23 Feb 17 Troubled Victorian milk-broking company National Dairy Products (NDP) is to be wound up.
Long-time International Dairy Week (IDW) exhibitor Bushlea Jerseys took the supreme grand champion interbreed award on Thursday.
19 Jan 17 Long-time International Dairy Week (IDW) exhibitor Bushlea Jerseys took the supreme grand champion interbreed award on Thursday.
Elm Banks Holsteins, Crossley, Vic, was again on top in the Holsteins at International Dairy Week, taking the grand champion Holstein award.
19 Jan 17 Elm Banks Holsteins, Crossley, Vic, was again on top in the Holsteins at International Dairy Week, taking the grand champion Holstein award.
A three-year-old Ayrshire, from Gippsland, has followed up its success in the breed’s Victorian Cow of the Year awards, to be the first Ayrshire to win an interbreed award at International Dairy Week.
19 Jan 17 A three-year-old Ayrshire, from Gippsland, has followed up its success in the breed’s Victorian Cow of the Year awards, to be the first Ayrshire to win an interbreed award at...
Long-time exhibitors Philippa and Mark Flemming, Philmar Dairy Co, Tocumwal, NSW, took the junior interbreed award at International Dairy Week with Miami Magnify Dawn 5206.
19 Jan 17 Long-time exhibitors Philippa and Mark Flemming, Philmar Dairy Co, Tocumwal, NSW, took the junior interbreed award at International Dairy Week with Miami Magnify Dawn 5206.
A Holstein heifer calf sold for a massive $251,000 at International Dairy Week at Tatura , Vic,last night.
19 Jan 17 A Holstein heifer calf sold for a massive $251,000 at International Dairy Week at Tatura , Vic,last night. | VIDEO: Heifer sells for $251,000
Jerseys sold to a top of $7500 and averaged $4894 at the International Dairy Week Jersey Showcase Sale on Wednesday.
19 Jan 17 Jerseys sold to a top of $7500 and averaged $4894 at the International Dairy Week Jersey Showcase Sale on Wednesday.
Long-time International Dairy Week exhibitor Bushlea Jerseys took the grand champion award in the Jersey judging on Wednesday.
19 Jan 17 Long-time International Dairy Week exhibitor Bushlea Jerseys took the grand champion award in the Jersey judging on Wednesday.
There was a positive response to the top cattle, offered in the International Dairy Week Elite Ayrshire sale, auctioneer Brian Leslie said.
18 Jan 17 There was a positive response to the top cattle, offered in the International Dairy Week Elite Ayrshire sale, auctioneer Brian Leslie said.
A three-year-old Ayrshire, from Gippsland, has followed up its success in the breed’s Victorian Cow of the Year awards, by taking out International Dairy Week grand champion title.
18 Jan 17 A three-year-old Ayrshire, from Gippsland, has followed up its success in the breed’s Victorian Cow of the Year awards, by taking out International Dairy Week grand champion title.
Tandara Dairies, Dingee, Victoria’s, decision to bring a team of 11 cattle to this year’s International Dairy Week has paid dividends, with the stud dominating the Brown Swiss section.
18 Jan 17 Tandara Dairies, Dingee, Victoria’s, decision to bring a team of 11 cattle to this year’s International Dairy Week has paid dividends, with the stud dominating the Brown Swiss section.
A cow that won the supreme interbreed award and champion Illawarrra award at International Dairy Week (IDW) two years ago returned on Tuesday to claim to top Illawarrra award again.
17 Jan 17 A cow that won the supreme interbreed award and champion Illawarrra award at International Dairy Week (IDW) two years ago returned on Tuesday to claim to top Illawarrra award again.
The champion Illawarra cow at International Dairy Week delivered for its owners at the Illawarra Red Revolution Sale on Tuesday night with one its calves making the top price.
17 Jan 17 The champion Illawarra cow at International Dairy Week delivered for its owners at the Illawarra Red Revolution Sale on Tuesday night with one its calves making the top price.
The Brown Swiss cow that helped lead the 'Save the Dairyfarmer' rally in Melbourne will be part of the team Ben Govett takes to International Dairy Week (IDW) this year.
05 Jan 17 The Brown Swiss cow that helped lead the 'Save the Dairyfarmer' rally in Melbourne will be part of the team Ben Govett takes to International Dairy Week (IDW) this year.
For the first time in the 16-year history of the Semex-Holstein Australia final for Victoria and South-Eastern South Australia, a Supreme Champion has been awarded.
11 Dec 16 For the first time in the 16-year history of the Semex-Holstein Australia final for Victoria and South-Eastern South Australia, a Supreme Champion has been awarded.  | On-Farm cow comp brings people...  | Cow awards help in tough times 
Tasmanian operations impressed Queensland judge Kelvin Cochrane just as much as the exciting individual cows he was pointing during the 16th annual Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm competition.
11 Dec 16 Tasmanian operations impressed Queensland judge Kelvin Cochrane just as much as the exciting individual cows he was pointing during the 16th annual Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm... | On-Farm cow comp brings people...  | Cow awards help in tough times 
Six more farms were involved in the Western Australian leg of the Semex Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition this year.
11 Dec 16 Six more farms were involved in the Western Australian leg of the Semex Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition this year.  | On-Farm cow comp brings people...  | Cow awards help in tough times 
Dual class winners in this year’s South Australian Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm competition – Andrew and Angela Koch – deliberately left their Adelaide show cows out of the mix when they chose their entries.
11 Dec 16 Dual class winners in this year’s South Australian Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm competition – Andrew and Angela Koch – deliberately left their Adelaide show cows out of the mix when... | On-Farm cow comp brings people...  | Tas farms impress judge in comp 
Queensland’s champion four-year-old in the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition was one of the competition finds.
11 Dec 16 Queensland’s champion four-year-old in the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition was one of the competition finds.  | On-Farm cow comp brings people...  | Tas farms impress judge in comp 
The NSW state final in the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition started with the cows – but judge Jade Sieben said much of her trip was also about breeder solidarity and hope.
11 Dec 16 The NSW state final in the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition started with the cows – but judge Jade Sieben said much of her trip was also about breeder solidarity and hope.  | On-Farm cow comp brings people...  | Just a cow in a cow competition 
11 Dec 16 Australia’s biggest dairy competition has never been more needed than this year.
IT is becoming increasingly common for dairy farmers to use synchronisation programs routinely in their artificial insemination breeding plans.
02 Nov 16 IT is becoming increasingly common for dairy farmers to use synchronisation programs routinely in their artificial insemination breeding plans.
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With hay season approaching, it's worth checking the hay baler before heading out into the paddock.
25 Jul 18 With hay season approaching, it's worth checking the hay baler before heading out into the paddock.
University of Melbourne research has shown nitrification inhibitors, used with standard fertiliser rates, were ineffective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
23 Jul 18 University of Melbourne research has shown nitrification inhibitors, used with standard fertiliser rates, were...
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If MR Saputo thinks that by having his factories running at 97-98% utilization will help him get
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This is rubbish compared to what was originally proposed
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The helmet requirement is plain stupid as is mandatory helmets on pushbikes - have a read of the
A $2.7 million upgrade to its Woolnorth, Tasmania, dairy The Gums will enable Moon Lake to increase the farm’s capacity and efficiency.
26 Jul 18 A $2.7 million upgrade to its Woolnorth, Tasmania, dairy The Gums will enable Moon Lake to increase the farm’s...
At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 cows.10 Jul 18 At the Dornauf family dairy at Moltema, Tasmania, one person can milk 600 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...