Dairy Australia is continuing to identify and develop additional resources to support the Australian dairy processing sector manage the unprecedented challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has created.
Extending shelf-life of dairy products
Due to the rapid closure of domestic and international food service markets, many dairy processors are faced with excess stock that is likely to require extended storage.
The US Centre for Dairy Research has developed a number of resources to help dairy processors understand options for extending the shelf life of dairy products - including freezing and high pressure processing. These can be found on the Center for Dairy Research website.
Cleaning workplaces to minimise impact of COVID-19
By Dan Crozier
In response to the urgency of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, Sanikleen has developed free online training courses for preventative and reactive cleaning in workplace amenity areas. Dan Crozier answers questions
Transitioning to online sales for dairy manufacturers
By Sam Penny
In response to the 2020 COVID-19 crisis which has produced an exceptionally challenging business environment for SME dairy processors, Sam Penny shares his insights as owner of online dairy business Cheese Therapy to transition your dairy manufacturing business to an online model and sell direct to the consumer.
Australian government COVID-19 business stimulus initiatives
By Andrew Ellem
As of the 8th of April 2020, when this was presented, the Australian Government had released three tranches of stimulus response to the COVID-19 pandemic impacting Australian business and our community. The webinar walks participants through the current government’s stimulus package & assistance measures available for business. It discusses “touch points” for assistance and the best web sites to go to for clear and precise information. It also covers State based support initiatives and relevant business assistance resulting from the recent bushfires.
Dairy biosecurity is vital for protecting your farm. Dairy farmers and their advisors now have access to a new online biosecurity tool to build their skills and adapt their management approach to biosecurity risks.