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Riverina Study Tour

Riverina Study Tour Objectives of the Event To give South Australian farmers the opportunity to learn how farmers in the Riverina have adapted their businesses to adapt to Climate Variability. Reflections on the Event The focus on what makes a […]

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iDairy

iDairy Objectives of Event iDairy is a multi-faceted project consisting of an overseas study tour, development of a documentary, a special dinner documentary premiere, plus the development of a short film to be launched on various platforms in conjunction with […]

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Consistently Profitable in a Variable Climate

Consistently Profitable in a Variable Climate Leigh and Kellie Schuuring hosted 30 farmers for a Future Ready Dairy Systems field day in May 2012.    Because they farm with no irrigation, the Schuuring’s farm was a good property to look at […]

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Consistently Profitable in a Variable Climate

Consistently Profitable in a Variable Climate Objective of the Event How good and how bad could the seasons be and how do we cope? (Richard Rawnsley, dairy researcher, TIA) What are the key management issues and strategies used to ensure […]

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Focus on Feeding

Focus on feeding Objective of the Event This event was held to give farmers a chance to learn about how the Singletons manage their successful dairy operation; what led them to make the change to the drylot system, their focus […]

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Alternative Winter Forages for a variable climate guide

Alternative Winter Forages for a variable climate guide A selection guide for Victorian dairy farmers On dairy farms, forages are thought about in a very different way today than they might have been in the past. Forages (pastures and crops) […]

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Feedbase oxpportunities with Chicory

Feedbase opportunities with Chicory Objective of the event To assist farmers understand chicory as a part of their farming system To understand how chicory can be of benefit given climate variability To share knowledge from farmers who are using chicory […]

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Experiences with feedpads on Gippsland dairy farms

Experiences with feedpads on Gippsland dairy farms Objective of the event To discuss the place of feed pad in South Gippsland’s dairy farm systems To show case dairy feed pads, allowing farmers to learn from one another To understand how […]

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Targeting low cost production with the changing seasons

Targeting low cost production with the changing seasons The Framptons have been farming on the same farm for six generations and more than 150 years. The farm has grown from 320 cows some five years ago, to 440 cows on […]

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Put money and resources into water and pasture systems

Put money and resources into water and pasture systems Ashgrove farms has dairy, cropping and beef operations as well as a cheese factory. They have two adjacent farms with about 50% of the milking area irrigated. The milk requirements for […]

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