On the land Archive

Help our farmers, Mr Andrews

PREMIER Daniel Andrews must visit drought-affected Gippsland farmers and offer more support if his promise to govern for all Victorians is to be believed, according to Gippsland South MP Danny O’Brien. In State Parliament last week, Mr O’Brien said it was seven months since

Cassandra’s an ‘asset’ to the grains industry

THE contribution of Cassandra Schefe to the Australian grains industry has been officially recognised by way of the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC) 2019 Southern Region Recognising and Rewarding Excellence Award. The award, voted upon by the GRDC Southern Region Panel, acknowledges Dr

Hay, what an effort!

POOWONG Landcare initiated a media campaign some months ago to remind farmers that silage wrap is a recyclable product and must not be burned or buried. Local transfer stations will accept it. Silage wrap must be uncontaminated, rope, twine and net is not recyclable.

Red Breeds export demand grows

INTERNATIONAL demand for Australian Red dairy genetics is growing with new markets opening up in Peru and China. Genetics Australia CEO Anthony Shelly said demand for Australian Red genetics has continued to grow year on year. “The past year we have seen new markets

Down under dairy conference

MORE than 100 people from 10 different countries will join a conference later this month to learn how red dairy breeds are coming together to grow their success. The Australian Red Dairy Breed is hosting the International Red Dairy Breed Federation conference and tour.