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Primary content

DairyTas coordinates and delivers practical, regionally relevant research, development and extension along with education programs and services to the Tasmanian dairy industry. We work with a number of skilled partners to deliver on our vision. Find out more about our partners here.

DairyTas Major Industry Partners

TIA

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is a research, development and extension (RD&E) organisation and is strongly connected to industry through its research and network.

The TIA Dairy, Grains and Grazing Centre works with DairyTas and Dairy Australia on relevant extension activities, focusing on feedbase management, business and dairy cow nutrition. Activities range from:

  • On-farm discussion groups
  • Workshops
  • Field days
  • The Dairy Farm Monitor project
  • Tasmanian dairy benchmarking studies
  • The dairy business of the year awards

For more information on any of these activities check out TIA, or to be included in the TIA mailing list or ask a question, call 0428 880 287 or email lesley.irvine@utas.edu.au

TasTAFE

TasTAFE is the largest vocational education and training provider in Tasmania.

Through its primary Industries education and training streams, TasTAFE delivers nationally accredited training programs for the Dairy Industry. Including:

  • Certificates II, III, IV
  • Diploma levels
  • Short courses
  • Skills sets training, and
  • Apprenticeships in agriculture and dairy production

TasTAFE works with DairyTas and Dairy Australia to deliver priority programs including Cups on Cups off, Euthanase Livestock and Financial Literacy for Dairy Farmers.

For more information on any of these courses check out TasTAFE, or to ask a question call 1300 655 307 or email admin.primaryindustriesnw@tastafe.tas.edu.au

TFGA

The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) represents Tasmanian farmers and advocates to both state and national governments. TFGA Dairy Council is an advocate for the Tasmanian dairy industry. DairyTas works with TFGA work to support the dairy industry across a range of issues and programs in Tasmania.

For more information check out TFGA, or to ask a question call 1800 154 111 or email to reception@tfga.com.au

TDIA

Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority (TDIA) is a government authority for licensing dairy farmers, factories and vendors to ensure food safety requirements are met and that our state's dairy products are safe for consumers.

For more information, check out TDIA.

Initiatives

Dairy Feed tools

Dairy Feed Tools is a complete feed management toolset for dairy farmers and managers. Feed planning, cost and resource management backed by Australian feed and pasture data to most accurately reflect the needs of your herd

Hay and grain reports

The hay and grain report is commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of hay and grain markets in each dairying region. The report is updated 40 weeks per year.

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