Some useful resources from around the web

Dairy Australia Online Webinars

Dairy Australia is offering farmers the chance to update your skills in managing herd fertility, mastitis and farm business management from the comfort of your own homes, via a series of live online webinars.

What is a webinar?

Short for web-based seminar, a webinar is a presentation, workshop or seminar broadcast to a select group of users through their computers via the internet.

Participants in the Dairy Australia webinars can communicate with the presenter by typing in questions that the presenter will answer.

Dairy Australia webinars generally range between 30-90 minutes in length.

The web site lists the upcoming webinars and has links to previous webinars that you can watch as videos.

Go to Dairy Australia webinars

DairyBase aims to help farmers improve business performance

DairyBase is a web-based tool that enables dairy farmers to measure and compare their farm business performance over time.

DairyBase helps farmers analyse the resources they have and the way they are using them and track their performance over time. It allows farmers to compare with other similar farms based on factors such as farm size, region, production system and rainfall/irrigation availability etc.

Go to the DairyBase web site

Pasture Predictor launch helps Tasmanian farmers see into the future

The launch of the new Sense-T Pasture Predictor gives Tasmanian farmers access to a free, easy to understand online tool that tells them how much the pasture will grow in their local areas over the next 30 days... Read more