Mountain Milk Line is produced by the DEPI Dairy Services and North East Murray Dairy
Inside your May Mountain Milk Line
- Theileriosis Update at Running Creek
- Tallangatta Focus Farm Finances
- Powered up by 'Watts in the dairy' Energy Days
- Green Urea can be Used to Reduce Ammonia Loss
- On-farm Employment Made Easier
- Leasing a Dairy Farm
- Monthly Reminders
Theileriosis information session
A theileriosis information session will be held at Corryong on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 at 11 am at the Corryong Sporting Complex.
For more information please ring Greg Ferrier (02) 6030 4609
Employment Work - People GPS
A four-day course to help with recruiting, retaining and developing employees on your farm.
Wangaratta in July 2012: Dates and course is dependant on enrolment numbers. Future courses can be run in other locations on demand.
For information or to enrol in the course please contact Carol McFadzen, telephone (03) 5824 5535 or mobile 0447 372 217.
Tallangatta Focus Farm Field day
Thursday, 5 July 2012.
The main topic will be 'What's Happened to Fertility in Dairy Herds and Why?' This will include a review of the Focus Farm's herd fertility performance.
Relief Milking program
Start 9 July to 20 July 2012, Corryong Community Education Centre
Designed for people who want some part time or casual work as a relief milker. This two week intensive program will be a combination of in-class training, farm based experience and practical on-farm milking sessions that will allow participants to work effectively within a dairy
For more information phone: 0447 379 565
Any feedback or comments are welcomed by the editor Dennis Watson (02) 6030 4567.
Previous issues of the Mountain Milk Line are published on the DEPI website
Published by the Department of Primary Industries, Farm Services Victoria, Dairy Services Branch, August 2011
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