Dairy Australia - Dairy information for Australian Dairy Farmers and the industry

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Dairy Australia is involved in a number of collaborative projects, supporting communities and networks across the dairy supply chain.

Dairy Australia supports a variety of dairy networks in a range of ways.

  • Dairy farmer discussion group resource kit

    Dairy Farmer Discussion Group

    Dairy Australia'™s new Dairy Farmer Discussion Group Resources Kit is designed to help farmers and advisors establish and run successful discussion groups.

    The kit is a simple guide offering insight into what makes group-based extension effective and successful in driving change on farm.

    The new resource includes detailed fact sheets on forming and coordinating a group, tips from an experienced facilitator and information about how to access Dairy Australia discussion group funding.

    Click here to download a digital version of the Dairy Farmer Discussion Group Resources Kit (PDF, 909kb)

    Reasons to get involved with a discussion group or establish your own:

    • Talk through business matters common to you and other farmers
    • Gain confidence in your decision making
    • Network with other farmers and service providers
    • Develop your skill and knowledge and learn from others

    Dairy Australia is providing funding support to discussion groups. For further information contact your Regional Development Program or Extension Coordinator.

  • Dairy social media

    Social media in the dairy industry

    Social media is defined as: websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.

    Social media allows you to connect and share info with people and/or organisations.

    The dairy industry has a number of social media platforms and channels that you can use to to stay in touch with what's happening in dairy. Also, we use social media platforms too.

    You can connect with us, with other dairy farmers, or anyone with an interest in the dairy industry.

    Dairy Australia's corporate social media platforms:

    Join us on Facebook

    Follow us us on Twitter

    Watch us on Youtube

     

    Join Aus Dairy by contacting Frank Tyndall:

    Mob: 0409 940 782

    Email: ftyndall@ozemail.com.au

  • Industry forums

    Industry forums

    We encourage collaboration within the dairy industry. We do this by promoting and organising forums that enable knowledge and information to be shared by:

    • Dairy manufacturers
    • Researchers
    • Government
    • Industry associations

    Past forums

    Australia & New Zealand Cooperative Leaders Forum - 19-20 April 2010
    Australian Dairy Conference - 23-26 February 2010
    DairyLive - 8 December 2009
    DairyLive - 25 June 2009 

     

Major Initiatives

Focus Farms

Dairy Australia has established a network of Focus Farms to support farmer decision making.

DairyBase

DairyBase is a web-based tool that enables dairy farmers to measure and compare their farm business performance over time.

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