The differing fortunes of dairy farmers across the state have been laid bare in this year's Dairy Farm Monitor Project, which analyses the financials of 75 carefully-chosen farms.
This is the third consecutive year of drought for East Gippsland, Vic, dairy farmers Veronica and Neil Joiner. The experience has caused the seasoned farmers to make hard decisions in order to keep milking.
A digital ear tag dubbed the 'cow Fitbit' has been successfully trialled in Queensland as it nears the marketplace.
Milk exports to Asia, yoghurts flavoured with indigenous fruits and booming local sales are helping a small South Australian dairy company thrive in a tough market.
Stewarts River, NSW, dairy farmer and architect of the producer marketing group Manning Valley Fresh, Tim Bale, says his beneficial dairy deal with Woolworths can work for anyone willing to pool resources and stick together.
Dairy farmers in northern Victoria thinking about making significant changes to their farm business are encouraged to access the new Dedicated Dairy Support Program.
South Coast dairy farmer seeing results from using his dairy effluent as alternate source of nitrogen