Waikato milking systems moves into cow collar health monitoring

CowTRAQ collars offers early detection of health issues and intensive monitoring of transition cows and post-treatment recovery Better known for their rotary and inline milking systems dairy technology company Waikato has moved into cow collars with the launch of CowTRAQ collars and TracHQ software. The CowTRAQ collars are under constant monitoring and as a result […]

Making farms a safer place across the life stages of a farmer

The recently concluded National Farm Safety Week took on the subject of safety issues from childhood to ageing farmers to show how farm safety was important across all age groups. While over half of on-farm fatalities are people over 50, in the last 10 years around 15% of fatal accidents have been kids under 15, […]

First sustainability linked loan for Agriculture designated for CBA customer

Leading beef producer Stockyard wanted something different from its funding partner and found just that with a loan with reduced interest Stockyard Group is a successful premium Queensland beef producer and thought it was time its lending partner recognised this fact when it applied for extra funding. It ended up with a specially tailored loan […]

Dairy Australia awarded a $310,000 grant to increase trade in South East Asian

Dairy Australia have been awarded a $310,000 grant from the Australian Government to reduce technical barriers to trade across six markets in South East Asia. The grant would enable dairy exporters to build on our trade agreements and identify and reduce the impact of technical barriers to trade. Technical barriers include measures such as product […]