Dietary fibre secret to healthy old age

Dietary fibre secret to healthy old age

Most people know that a diet high in fibre helps to keep us ‘regular’. Now Australian researchers have uncovered a surprising benefit of this often-undervalued dietary component. Scientists from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research found that eating the right amount of fibre from breads, cereals and fruits can help us avoid disease and disability…

Luckins in dairy for long run

Luckins in dairy for long run

Award winning Legendairy Heywood farmers Stephen and Tania Luckin realise they’re not sprinters but they love the challenge of a marathon.  That’s how they’re tackling the latest milk price challenge and they are determined to “farm our way out of it”. The Luckins, named the 2016 Dairy Australia Farm Business Managers of the Year at…

Melissa Henry - a colourful yarn

Melissa Henry - a colourful yarn

Melissa Henry has found her niche in the sheep industry with a little help from Sauvignon and Shiraz. The long crimped staples of wool are a rich chocolate brown, contrasting with the red, white and blue of a Champion ribbon. It is March 2016 and Melissa Henry has returned from another successful Royal Canberra Show…

Mike Weise GM Jersey Australia

Mike Weise GM Jersey Australia

Jersey Australia’s board of management is delighted to announce that Mike Weise has accepted the role of General Manager. Mike comes to Jersey Australia with 28 years of experience in the dairy industry in Australia, the UK and Ireland. He started his career milking Jerseys, Shorthorns and Holstein Friesians and served as Executive Officer of…