I'M SURE you can appreciate there are many benefits of being appointed the editor of Dairy News Australia, not the least of which is getting out on farm to meet the many fine humans and animals upon which this fantastic sector relies.
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT is inviting public feedback as part of its planned reform of agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals approvals processes.
By Amy Bellhouse, Dairy AustraliaFOR many regions in Australia, the focus this week by hay growers has been to finish baling before the rain arrives. Growers are currently trying to determine the proportion of hay retained on farm and what amount will be offered for sale. Prices have generally been…
INVESTIGATIONS into methane at Ellinbank Research Farm, Victoria, have uncovered some surprising and unexpected outcomes for milk production and animal health.
VICTORIA's annual insight into dairy farm performance – The Dairy Farm Monitor Project Report – has shown that 2014-15 was a profitable year across all three dairy regions, with 73 out of 75 participants recording a positive return on assets and 83% reported a positive return on equity.
AUSTRALIA'S agriculture leaders are increasing the pressure on Canberra to officially approve the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) before the end of 2015, amid an escalating political stoush about the potential impacts of the deal on Australian workers, spearheaded by the union movement. By Madeleine Brennan.