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Primary content

Activities that directly improve the capability and culture of industry participants.

Strategic priority 02: Capable people 

  • Activities that directly improve the capability and culture of industry participants, including extension services (the transfer of SP1 knowledge to farmers and advisors) and more general education and training activities.

Strategic programs - objective and scope

Regional extension services
Facilitate on-farm adoption of best farming practices, new ideas and technology, particularly those which are the result of DA’s investments in R&D.

People and Capability
Facilitating the provision of quality educational programs. Enhancing labour availability by improving the attractiveness of dairy as a career option. Improving on-farm human resource management and helping to facilitate a safety-first culture on-farm.

More information

Capable people (PDF, 783KB)

June 2017 Strategic plan summary (PDF, 1.14MB)

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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