Inside your April Mountain Milk Line
Mountain Milk Line is produced by the DEPI Dairy Services and North East Murray Dairy
- Coming Events
- Cattle Blood Parasite Found in Victoria
- Flood Irrigation Assessment on the Tallangatta Focus Farm
- Size Isn't Everything
- Managing New Pastures
- Monthly Reminders
Tallangatta Water Expo
Thursday, April 19 Tallangatta Show Grounds
Watts in the Dairy Shed field days
Concerned about electricity price rises? Then come along and learn about energy use in the dairy shed, pick up some tips on how to reduce energy use and learn about the cost benefits of energy saving technology.
Wednesday, May 2 - Bruce and Jane McNaughton
191 Crosthwaite Lane Kergunyah South 3691
50 Unit Rotary Dairy, milking a peak of 250 cows all year round.
Thursday, May 3 - David and Maree Colbert
31 Indi Road Corryong
13 Unit D/U Herringbone, milking 200 cows. Solar hot water, vacuum on demand, ice bank on vat and new plate cooler with a double cooling process.
Each field day will run from 10am to 1.30pm with lunch provided.
For more information or to rsvp contact Murray Dairy on (03) 5833 5312 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone seminar – Managing Flood Affected Soils and Pastures
Monday, April 16 8pm - for further details register with Ashley Paech (02) 6030 4566.
Centre Pivot and Lateral Move Irrigation Course
Tuesday, May 29 and Wednesday, May 30, held in Numurkah. This two day nationally-recognised course is for farmers who might own or are considering purchasing a centre pivot or lateral move system. It is also suitable for service providers who want to improve their knowledge in this area.
If you are interested in attending the course contact Rob O'Connor at DEPI Echuca as soon as possible on (03) 5482 1922 or 0408 515 652, or email email@example.com
Any feedback or comments are welcomed by the editor Dennis Watson (02) 6030 4567 .
For previous issues of the Mountain Milk Line go to our website www.depi.vic.gov.au
Published by the Department of Primary Industries, Farm Services Victoria, Dairy Services Branch, August 2011
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