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Regular monthly updates on farm inputs including water, hay and grain, fertiliser, weather.

Production inputs monitor

Dairy Australia's Production inputs monitor (originally the Drought Report).

Monthly update on farm inputs including:

  • Water
  • Hay and grain
  • Fertiliser
  • Weather

Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 154 - August 2018

Key points from the August 2018 Production Inputs Monitor

  • Nationally it was the driest July since 2002.
  • The BOM has reviewed their ENSO outlook which remains at El Nino watch.
  • Hay prices surge as supply diminishes across the country.
  • Water trading prices increased sharply nearly doubling the five year average.

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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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