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Large scale dairy farmer and crop producer Michael Perich of the Leppington Pastoral Company talks about the attention to detail that goes into managing large scale dairy operations. Leppington targets premium milk markets and its full focus is on planning, proactivity and prevention.
The Manildra Group manufactures a range of quality supplementary feeds for export and domestic livestock including dairy cows. Livestock and stock feed manager Tim Wirth talks about the challenges and opportunities facing supplementary stock feed diets. 
Saturday, 19 August 2017 12:13

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Federal shadow for agriculture Joel Fitzgibbon has called out the Deputy Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce over the floundering performance of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.

Jo Coombe and Kathryn Davis present the new Healthy Hooves extension resources and show you how to run a farmer lameness workshop.
As the national organics sector moves to establish a peak industry body, a past master has stepped back into the ring. Former NASAA CEO Ben Copeman has signed on as the new CEO of Australian Certified Organic and is heading back to Queensland.
Ruth and Neville Kydd operate a substantial dairy farming operation at Finley in southern NSW. Their major workplace challenge is securing skilled workers from offshore on 480 Visas and the new shortness of the permitted stays. Ruth Kydd explains.

Bega cheese supremo Barry Irvin has steered a small regional dairy processing business to become one of the largest Australian dairy companies. Barry is also chair of Giant Steps, supporting children and families dealing with autism. He delivered this inspirational 2017 Kerferd Oration at Beechworth in late July.
Thanks to the Kerferd Oration committee for use of the video

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Thursday, 17 August 2017 15:55

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Brightly coloured chaser bins at six national field days will be used to raise awareness around mental health and well being in the rural areas.

Excellent Work - CLAAS Tractor Video from Moree, NSW, Australia

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Unfavourable seasonal conditions combined with the planned retention of more ewe lambs for flock rebuilding has prompted a number of revisions to Meat & Livestock Australia’s 2017 Australian sheep industry projections mid-year update.
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