Mountain Milk Line Newsletter: September 2012
The Mountain Milk Line is produced by the DEPI Dairy Services Branch and North East Murray Dairy
Inside your September Mountain Milk Line:
- Focus Farm Costs Under the Microscope
- New mastitis bug test shows promise
- Smarter energy use on Australian dairy farms can save you dollars!
- Do you suspect you have or have had red headed cockchafers?
- When is the irrigation season likely to start.
- Solar Hot Water
- New minimum wage for farm workers
- Monthly Reminders
Quad Bike Operations
Wednesday 12 October, 9 am - 4 pm, Kiewa on-farm.
Registration essential, telephone NCDEA on 1300 062 332.
Energy in the Dairy Audits
Proposed for September/ October. If interested contact Dennis Watson (02) 6030 4567 or 0429 304 567
2012 Research and Technology Tour
Murray Dairy, NCDEA and YDN invites applicants (farmers or service providers) for the Research and Technology Tour. The five day tour will start on Monday November 12 and finish Friday afternoon November 16.
Included are visits to the AgriBioScience Centre, DPI Ellinbank for rotary robotic dairy and pasture research. Guest speakers at night will feature, as well as a choice of NCDEA units to be offered as part of the tour.
Places limited to 17 people and applications close Friday September 28. More details on the Murray Dairy website or contact email@example.com telephone.(03) 5833 5312.
Any feedback or comments are welcomed by the editor Dennis Watson, telephone (02) 6030 4567.
Published by the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Farm Services Victoria, Dairy Services Branch, August, 2012
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