Future Ready Dairy Systems

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Western Australia

Key points
  • Dairy Australia and Western Dairy are working to understand the climate challenges faced by Western Australian dairy farmers, and to provide solutions
  • Future Ready Dairy systems in WA has focussed on more efficient use of resources, especially water, nutrients, energy and pasture
  • A range of services are available to help dairy farmers understand and manage the challenges associated with climate variability and carbon emissions
  • There are many dairy farmers sharing their insights via FRDS case studies and virtual events from WA as well as from other States

Specific WA Information

The dairy industry in Western Australia faces its own set of challenges relating to climate variability, climate change and rising energy/fertiliser prices, with a feedbase dominated by annual ryegrass based pastures and purchased concentrates. These challenges are explored though, farmer case studies, FRDS virtual events, and information about potential on-farm responses.

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All the regional content for WA is available from the map, with different coloured flags for the different types of content – for example, all the farmer case studies have red flags. In most cases the flags have been located on the map as near as possible to the location where the information came from or where the event was held. Click on the flags to get more information and zoom in if there is too much overlap on the flags.

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