Mark and Debbie van Beek.

A few minutes can make all the difference to saving or losing a paddock to pugging on a West Coast dairy farm. 

Minister for Primary Industries Damien O’Connor will take part in a Q&A session at the Effluent Expo.

Timely advice from respected experts will feature in regular seminars during the two-day Effluent Expo at Mystery Creek Events Pavilion on November 27 and 28.

Pichon slurry tanker.

CB Norwood Distributors will be at the Effluent Expo (November 27, 28) with its Pichon slurry tankers and pond stirrers.

The 2017 Central Plateau Share Farmers of the Year, Carlos and Bernice Delos Santos, says entering the Dairy Industry Awards was one of the best career decisions they have made.

If your milk cooling system is not capable of meeting the new milk cooling regulations, you may need secondary cooling. 

We have all had to deal with milk quality issues onfarm at some stage in our farming careers — whether it be a freezing point grade or high bulk somatics on the first pick-up or perhaps an antibiotic scare during the season.

MPI says a farm dairy must act to correct milk cooling performance if data show the milk is not being cooled within the required parameters. 

More farmers have asked this year about CRV Ambreed’s LowN sires, as they aim to start breeding for lower milk urea nitrogen concentration (MUN), says product manager Peter van Elzakker.

 

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