A precision map for dairy cow breeding with a customised herd audit that shows genetic trends won the farm award from outside south-west Victoria in the inaugural DemoDAIRY Foundation Dairy Innovation Challenge.
Wouldn’t we all love a dog who did everything we asked?
Peter Crothers from Wangoom has come up with an idea for a “Robo Dog” to help out on farms.
A Pop-Up-Puddle Biodiversity Survey Kit enables farm businesses to get verifiable evidence of the biodiversity their property supports.
The DemoDAIRY Foundation Dairy Innovation Challenge Sustainability-Environmental award for outside the south-west was won by Geoff Schaller of Arcoflex Pty Ltd Boronia for the system to monitor milk pump line pressure, detecting both over and under pressure with the same sensor.
A magnet, length of cord and a hook were all that Scott’s Creek farmer Jamie Vogels needed to come up with his award-winning innovation.
A Water Rat that sends an alert when water levels get too low has taken out the top prize in the inaugural South-west Victorian Dairy Innovation Challenge.
The Water Rat trough and tank sensor, entered by Nick Seymour of Farmo Group Pty Ltd, also took out the local sustainability-environmental award.
The entry eclipsed 18 other entries in the competition. The Challenge is an initiative of the...
South-west Victoria’s first Dairy Innovation Challenge winners will now be announced on Wednesday May 11 at the South West TAFE library.
The awards were originally scheduled to be announced on April 27 but have been deferred due to unavailability of the venue.
A total of 19 innovations and ideas have been submitted, with most interest being generated in on-farm and sustainability areas.
Timboon dairy farmer Mike Jamieson has reached a stage in life where milk production isn’t the only thing driving his operation.
Mike has started using extended milking intervals to free up more time for other jobs and will persist with the system next season – with a few moderations.
The DemoDAIRY Foundation has been investigating the potential for south-west Victorian dairy farmers to use...
With two dairies on adjoining farms and a black spot for mobile phones, Cowley’s Creek farmer Matt Grant had to come up with innovative solutions to improve herd health and communication.
A new system connecting the internet from his home to the two dairies has done the trick.
The DemoDAIRY Foundation, as part of the 2020 WestVic Dairy awards, gave Matt $2500 which he used for IT work to link...