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Dairy Australia is the Australian dairy industry’s service organisation.

Our purpose is to provide services that collectively benefit and advance dairy farm businesses and the industry, including investment in research and innovation, learning and capability development, marketing, policy research, market insights and trade development.

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Technology the key to increasing yields for Bega, NSW farmer

Smarter irrigation technology, like soil moisture probes with real-time telemetry, has become an integral tool for New South Wales dairy farmer Will Russell, enabling him to grow more feed and increase herd size.  
 
Will is one of the farmers across Australia who partners in the Smarter Irrigation for Profit Phase 2 (SIP2) program which provides an opportunity for dairy irrigators to closely monitor the impact of irrigation optimisation strategies, and take-up opportunities to increase their knowledge on the practical tools and support available to help in irrigation decisions. 

  • Led by
    Dairy Australia
  • In collaboration with
    Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE)
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Dairy Australia introduces program to help farmers achieve long-term goals

'Our Farm, Our Plan' has been developed by Dairy Australia with support from Dairy NZ and the Gardiner Foundation and is designed to help farmers answer some of the big questions, clarify business and personal goals, and prioritise what to do next.

 

For a 12-month period, farmers receive support to put their plan on a page and get everyone in their business on the same page. Dairy Australia farm performance lead Neil Webster said research had shown that when goals were documented people's commitment increased and they were more likely to carry through with the actions needed to achieve their goals.

  • Led by
    Dairy Australia
  • In collaboration with
    Dairy NZ & The Gardiner Foundation
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Forage Value Index worth investigating for dairy farmers

Dairy farmers who have chosen to renovate perennial pastures this autumn are encouraged to use Dairy Australia's Forage Value Index (FVI) to select the right ryegrass for their farm and ensure they are making the best decisions for the year ahead. 

 

The FVI enables farmers to select perennial ryegrass cultivars that will deliver the best possible pasture based on their location, farming system and forage needs. 

  • Led by
    Dairy Australia

Research projects

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Multiple industries

Dairy BIO Forage Project 6d

  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2021 - 1 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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Multiple industries

Dairy BIO Forage Project 6e

  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2021 - 1 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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Multiple industries

Dairy BIO Forage Project 6f

  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2021 - 1 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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Multiple industries

Dairy BIO Forage Project 6a

  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2021 - 1 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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Multiple industries

Dairy BIO Forage Project 6b

  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2021 - 1 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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Multiple industries

Dairy BIO Forage Project 6c

  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2021 - 1 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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Multiple industries

Dairy BIO Forage Project 3 -

  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2021 - 1 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dairy Australia

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