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FRDS Virtual Events

Getting Fertiliser Management Right

Getting Fertiliser Management Right Objectives of the Event Getting the right balance between input costs, production returns and environmental outcomes is a balancing act.  Case study of how John and Wendy Wilson “Beaufield” have approached their fertiliser management, plus discussion [...]

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Clearing the Carbon Confusion

Clearing the Carbon Confusion Objectives of Event What does climate change and carbon policy actually mean for dairy farmers? David Griffin (DPIV Policy Manager) and Neil Baker (Macalister Demonstration Farm) discussed responses to the impact of carbon pricing and options [...]

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Irrigating the Pasture, Powering the Dairy

Irrigating the Pasture, Powering the Dairy Objectives of the Event A FRDS field day was held at Ashgrove Farms “Hawthorn” property to officially launch the farm’s mini hydro scheme. This mini hydro is Tasmania’s first grid connect mini-hydro scheme running [...]

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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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NZs approach to GHG emissions and climate change impacts on farm

NZ’s approach to GHG emissions and climate change impacts on farm Objective of the event The Tasmanian Dairy Conference is one of the largest dairy industry events in Tasmania.  FRDS sponsored Ron Pellows from Lincoln Uni Dairy Farm to give [...]

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FRDS stand at Agfest

FRDS stand at Agfest Objective of the event Engage with a broad range of dairy industry stakeholders and the general public about dairying and climate change issues.  To do this, we had a FRDS quiz with the winner receiving $1,000 [...]

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Diversify to Dairying – Challenges and Opportunities

Diversify to Dairying – Challenges and Opportunities Objective of the event The new dairy farm at “Oakdene” is a committed expansion of dairying in the Midlands. We heard from farm owners, Bill & Jill Chilvers and share farmers, Grant & [...]

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Smart and Simple – Innovations in Southern Tasmanian Dairying

Smart and Simple – Innovations in Southern Tasmanian Dairying Objective of the event The Derwent Valley is not a traditional dairying region, but it has an excellent water resource and some great farmers. This day highlighted some of the dairying [...]

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Tasmanian Dairying in a Changing Climate

Tasmanian Dairying in a Changing Climate Objective of the event Dairy Industry presentation of findings from the Climate Futures for Tasmania research. Learn about the world first climate modelling that has been done for Tasmanian dairy regions and what it [...]

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