The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
International dairy commodity prices have recovered markedly in recent months, as global supply and demand slowly balance, according to Dairy Australia’s latest Situation and Outlook report.
Australian National milk production could drop as much as 5% next season, taking the national output to levels not seen since the drought.
Dairy Australia's next 'Situation and Outlook' report will be released on June 1, as a challenging season for many farmers approaches its end.
Lameness is estimated to cost Australian farmers at least A$250 for each cow that develops the problem and can greatly reduce cow comfort and longevity.
Building on its popular Good Bulls Guide, Dairy Australia's new Good Bulls app makes it easier for dairy farmers to identify bulls that meet their breeding priorities.
Falling global dairy prices, dry conditions and high input costs are tightening the margins for Australia's dairy farmers and reducing national milk production.
"If you invest dollars and a little more time in AI and genetics you will make more money, it is that simple,"