Plans to restructure the dairy industry will be delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Australian dairy industry has welcomed a new $110 million Federal Government support package to deliver fresh produce via air freight to key international trading partners as the Government seeks to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on local industries.
A whole-of-industry dairy working group has been collaborating to manage issues related to COVID-19, and is comprised of representatives from Australian Dairy Farmers, Australian Dairy Products Federation and Dairy Australia.
Australian dairy processors are adapting to rapidly evolving markets, but warn global commodity markets face increased uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The answer to the Australian dairy industry's woes lies in changing the production system, according to a leading dairy business analyst.
Pasture is front and centre of an $8.5 million a year research project based at the Ellinbank Research Centre in Gippsland.
Genomic testing is a great advance for agriculture - but how can it be used on dairy farms in Australia?
Craig Calvert is planning to feedlot his dry cows and heifers as an interim measure to manage his pastures after bushfire scorched his farm in late December.
The DairyBio and DairyFeedbase projects are assisting dairy farmers to improve feedbase productivity and animal health.