Rabobank is forecasting a $6.65 a kilogram milk solids average dairy farmgate milk price in southern regions for 2020/21.
Major Australian dairy processors are looking forward to the coming season with optimism, having come out the COVID-19 pandemic in a good position, an Australian Dairy Conference webinar in March heard.
The dairy industry code of conduct, new contract arrangements for the majority of farmers and the COVID-19 pandemic have fundamentally altered the way dairy farmgate prices are set in Australia.
West Gippsland dairy farmer Aubrey Pellett said his global research through a Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship indicated that improving the quantity and quality of this valuable paddock feed resource could seriously improve farm productivity.
THE DairyFeedbase Pasture Smarts project is seeking farmers to help trial a new app, as part of a project that aims to increase pasture utilisation on farms.