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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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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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Dairy cows in drylots

Dairy cows in drylots Objective of the event Dairy farms in the Murray Dairy region have fed more conserved and/or purchased fodder as a result of drought and reduced water allocations. Field days were held at two farms where a [...]

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Sustainable Autumn Milk Production

Sustainable Autumn Milk Production Objective of the event To discuss autumn milk production issues including nutrition, animal health and heat stress with experienced extension staff and other farmers. The discussion was followed by a farm walk to see first hand [...]

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Sustainable autumn milk production Kucks @ Quinalow

Sustainable autumn milk production Kucks @ Quinalow The Kucks have adjusted their feeding system to overcome the challenges associated with dry seasons and fluctuating feed supplies and switch between grazing and Total Mixed Rations depending on the conditions they face. [...]

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Sustainable autumn milk production Kennedys @ Conondale

Sustainable autumn milk production Kennedys @ Conondale The Kennedys run a largely pasture based dairy, and use the following strategies to maintain milk production during the challenging autumn period when heat stress and forage quality can undermine milk production: Sprinklers [...]

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Sustainable autumn milk production Jankes @ Westbrook

Sustainable autumn milk production Jankes @ Westbrook The strategies used by the Janke’s to maintain consistently high milk production (herd average >10,000 litres) during the challenging autumn period when heat stress is exacerbated by high humidity and high night temperatures: [...]

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Sustainable autumn milk production Rodericks @ Harrisville

Sustainable autumn milk production Rodericks @ Harrisville The strategies used by the Roderick family to maintain consistent milk production during the challenging autumn period when low dry matter intake (due to heat stress and low forage quality) is hard to [...]

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Sustainable autumn milk production McInnes @ Radford

Sustainable autumn milk production McInnes @ Radford The strategies used by the McInnes brothers to maintain consistent milk production during the challenging autumn period when heat stress, low forage quality and increased incidence of ticks and flies include: Splitting the [...]

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Sustainable autumn milk production Hines @ Harrisville

Sustainable autumn milk production Hines @ Harrisville The strategies used by the Hines to maintain consistent milk production during the challenging autumn period when heat and humidity pose the greatest challenge include: Effective shade shed over feed pad to minimise [...]

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