Funding of projects and services (pre- and post-farmgate) that contribute towards improvements to farm profitability.
Animal health and fertility
Enhanced animal reproductive performance, improve profitability through enhanced milk quality, and promote best practices in on-farm animal husbandry.
Genetics and herd improvement
Provide farmers with the ability to utilise genetic gain to improve the productivity and profitability of their herd.
Feedbase and animal nutrition
Improve farm profitability and resilience via optimised feeding systems and more efficient feedbase management.
Farm business management (FBM)
Build farm business management capability for farmers and advisors through education and the use of business support tools, such as DairyBase.
Farm systems and modelling
Support integration and effective use of new technologies on-farm.
Land, water, carbon
Build industry capability to manage land, water and energy resources to minimise environmental impact whilst enhancing profit, and improve industry capacity to mitigate climate risk.
International market support
To secure a more favourable export market trading environment through trade policy reforms and buyer preference for Australian dairy products.
Manufacturing innovation and sustainability
Support innovation in the supply chain that reduces costs and protects longer term sustainability.
Profitable dairy farms - post-farmgate programs (PDF, 1.23MB)
June 2017 Strategic plan summary (PDF, 1.14MB)