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- This is a first. I've never made hay in March before. I don't recall ever having such a surplus of pasture in March.Summer hay crop blowing in the wind, I've never done hay in Feb before!🤷🏻♂️ Two cuts of silage and a grazing from this paddock since 18/10/19. I'm feeling good vibes from this pasture variety call Vibe.
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Category Archives: Cows
A foggy morning to finish off a soggy Autumn.
Heading into winter it is critical we have lots of high quality pasture on hand, pasture growth rates decline as the days shorten and our soils cool down. To manage our pastures we monitor the pasture cover in each paddock … Continue reading
The weather for the last 6 months here at Hoddle has been fantastic for growing grass with a very mild summer and just enough rain to keep the grass ticking along. With the deciduous trees losing their leaves and a … Continue reading
In 2010 we undertook our first analysis of greenhouse gas emissions from our dairy farm. To do this we used the industry developed tool DGAS. DGAS software is intended to give the user an understanding of the greenhouse gases emitted … Continue reading
It’s Australia Day in the Australian Year of the Farmer. What great day to recognise what an amazing job Australian farmers do producing food and fibre. Aussie farmers feed between 60 and 80 million people world wide, are world leaders … Continue reading
I don’t know how many times I have had the conservation. ‘You’re a dairy farmer, all those wet cold early mornings, that must be tough.’ I won’t deny some mornings I’d rather stay in bed. But, l’m a dairy farmer … Continue reading
As a farmer sometimes it feels like non farmers think of us as slow country folk who still farm as our forefathers did or profit driven, chemical lovin, nutters who care for nothing but our back pocket. The reality for … Continue reading