Ensuring you have effective feeding and management options over the coming months is essential in this high milk price year.

Conditions are variable across the country, with high farmgate milk prices challenged by ongoing cost pressures and a dry weather outlook.

Dairy Australia has created a range of resources to assist farmers to make the most of the season ahead, no matter what their farm circumstances are.

Select the circumstances that best describe your farm to access relevant fact sheets and tools which will assist you to make the most of the warmer months.

In this video, dairy consultant, Steve Little discuss key factors around buying and storing feed this season, including managing quality, supply risks and reducing wastage.

  • Favourable operating conditions

    Farms with plenty of pasture still available and relatively unaffected by drought conditions would be considered to have favourable operating conditions going into summer.

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  • Challenging operating conditions

    Farms affected by drought conditions, virtually no pasture and minimal conserved fodder reserves are experiencing some really challenging operating conditions going into summer.

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  • All dairy farmers going into summer

    With a strong milk price, dairy farm businesses across Australia are looking to make up some ground and build equity in more challenging operating conditions, minimise losses and remain viable.

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