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DairyTas provides small project grants to assist regional groups, industry and advisors with local projects for the dairy industry.

DairyTas provides small project grants to assist regional groups, industry and advisors with local projects for the dairy industry.  Projects supported by DairyTas have included:

  • Minor Use Permits for Tasmanian Dairy
  • People for Dairy in Circular Head
  • Women in Agriculture history book
  • Hagley Farm School, Dairy Interpretation Centre
  • Tasmanian Dairy Gourmet GuideTIA Dairy Centre, Calf Feeding Trial

Small Project Grants Program application process

DairyTas invites applications that encourage dairy industry groups to plan, carry out and promote their own on-farm demonstration or extension project to improve the performance and profitability of dairy farms in their locality. Projects are eligible for grants of up to $10,000.

Applications for projects must address priorities identified in the Dairy Industry Strategic Plan and have direct value to group members and their locality. Priority areas include:

  • assisting dairy farmers to manage change
  • improving whole farm productivity and profitability
  • sustaining the natural resource base
  • animal and feedbase performance
  • improving business and management skills
  • training and education

Download a copy of the DairyTas Small Projects Grant Application as well as the guide for completing the application form.

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