DAIRY REGION NEWS
Drought Relief Assistance
Drought Relief Assistance Scheme (DRAS) Freight Subsidy and Water Infrastructure Rebate available for Queensland Drought Declared primary producers.
Snips and Snaps from Gippsland
Increase Profitability by feeding more Concentrate
Concentrate price is something that is largely out of our control although we can influence it to a degree by buying or locking in the concentrate at the right time. The impact you can have on this is, of course, very limited if you buy commercial pellets or meal.
Lock in Grain Price and Increase Profitability
Now it might be worth considering locking in concentrate at a good price and increase your farms profitability.
Queensland no longer BJD free
The Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson has announced that as of 1 July 2016, the Queensland Government will no longer regulate livestock entry into Queensland or quarantine properties infected with Bovine Johne’s disease (BJD).