New dairy president for WAFarmers

New dairy president for WAFarmers

WAFarmers has welcomed Brunswick dairy farmer Michael Partridge to the position of WAFarmers Dairy Council President at the 2016 WAFarmers Dairy Conference. During the Annual General Meeting in Busselton, Phil Depiazzi stepped down from the role of President following four years at the helm. “I’ve really enjoyed working with such a dedicated dairy council, which…

Magnificent Seven earns calendar honour

Magnificent Seven earns calendar honour

Meet magnificent `Seven’, the cow with the distinctive marking on her forehead that has earned her a national profile. Owned by Di and Gary Bowles from northern Victoria, Seven has been named ‘Miss April’ on the 2016 online Legendairy calendar, part of the dairy industry’s celebration of the special bond Australia’s Legendairy farmers have with…

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…