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DairyPod hosts interesting and innovative people from the dairy industry, bringing you insightful and thought-provoking conversations that will help improve the profitability and sustainability of dairy farms in Gippsland and beyond.

Latest Episodes

Podcast 10: Farmer Resilience in Tough Times

Renowned farm consultant Ian Gibb has seen the highs and lows over decades in the dairy industry. In the first DairyPod from northern Victoria, Murray Dairy regional extension officer Lachie Barnes talks with Ian about resilience during tough times and where he sees the industry heading.

19 MIN1 w ago
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Podcast 10: Farmer Resilience in Tough Times

Podcast 9: Prof. Richard Eckard on maximising spring nitrogen

Nitrogen expert Professor Richard Eckard is warning farmers that they may only have a small window to maximise the potential of N this spring. In the latest DairyPod, Richard talks about how to make the most of your nitrogen budget to put grass in front of the cows and into the silage pit. He also discusses broader issues of how to strategically use N to make the most of growing conditions. If your farm business relies on growing grass, then spend half and hour listening to this podcast.

32 MIN3 w ago
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Podcast 9: Prof. Richard Eckard on maximising spring nitrogen

Podcast 8: Talking silage with a man who's seen it all

Veteran contractor Duncan McNeil has seen and done just about everything in the world of silage production. In this episode of DairyPod, Duncan discusses changes in production methods, the habits of the best dairy farmers he has dealt with, the best way to identify good contractors and how to maintain a relationship when you’ve found a contractor that suits your needs.

35 MINSEP 15
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Podcast 8: Talking silage with a man who's seen it all

Podcast 7: Get the facts on daughter fertility

With many farmers currently selecting their AI bulls for the spring joining period, how important is it to consider daughter fertility? GippsDairy’s Ruairi McDonnell spoke with vet Dr Ee Cheng Ooi in the latest DairyPod episode where she explained why it really is worth selecting for high daughter fertility and also explained a recent study where she validated the daughter fertility ABV and proved it does work to improve herd fertility on Australian farms.

27 MINSEP 9
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Podcast 7: Get the facts on daughter fertility

Podcast 6 - Planning spring and summer crops to fill feed gaps

With feed prices still high and many regions experiencing long term changes to rainfall patterns, GippsDairy’s Ruairi McDonnell spoke to PGG Wrightson Seeds agronomist Darrel Rowe about the pros and cons of various cropping options and how these crops may fit into your farm system.

42 MINJUL 31
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Podcast 6 - Planning spring and summer crops to fill feed gaps

Podcast 5: Aaron Thomas' inspiring journey

If you listen to one farming-related podcast this year - make it this one. Dairy farmer Aaron Thomas’ story of how he self-destructed and then rebuilt his life is both inspiring and educational. He shares his warts and all history with GippsDairy’s Karen Romano in the latest DairyPod episode. There’s some mild swearing and we advise that, if this podcast raises personal issues for you, go to www.beyondblue.org.au, speak to your local doctor or call Lifeline on 13 11 14. And please, share this through your networks so as many people as possible can hear Aaron’s story.

32 MINJUL 1
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Podcast 5: Aaron Thomas' inspiring journey

Podcast 4: Which dairy farming system suits you best?

What is the ideal dairy farming system to optimise profitability in southern Australian pasture-based dairy farms? In the latest episode of DairyPod, Maffra based Vet and Consultant Dr Richard Shephard discusses this question and outlines the key areas that he feels farmers should target on their farms in order to be profitable and manage risk.

32 MINJUN 11
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Podcast 4: Which dairy farming system suits you best?

Podcast 3: Tips and tricks for better drying-off

In the third DairyPod episode, Gippsland vet Steph Bullen shares her tip and tricks for better drying-off of cows and Dairy Australia's Jo Coombe talks about antibiotic resistance and what it means to animal and human health.

42 MINMAY 23
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Podcast 3: Tips and tricks for better drying-off

Podcast 2: John Mulvany talks money

Consultant John Mulvany features again in the second episode of our new DairyPod podcast, this time discussing how dairy farmers around the country are tracking financially and how farmers themselves are assessing their level of financial performance. You can now subscribe to DairyPod on iTunes or listen on Soundcloud.

27 MINMAY 13
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Podcast 2: John Mulvany talks money

Podcast 1: Farm consultant John Mulvany talks marginal milk

In the first Dairy Pod episode from GippsDairy, legendary farm consultant John Mulvany explains how dairy farmers can use marginal milk as a driver of profit.

48 MINMAY 6
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Podcast 1: Farm consultant John Mulvany talks marginal milk
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Latest Episodes

Podcast 10: Farmer Resilience in Tough Times

Renowned farm consultant Ian Gibb has seen the highs and lows over decades in the dairy industry. In the first DairyPod from northern Victoria, Murray Dairy regional extension officer Lachie Barnes talks with Ian about resilience during tough times and where he sees the industry heading.

19 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Podcast 10: Farmer Resilience in Tough Times

Podcast 9: Prof. Richard Eckard on maximising spring nitrogen

Nitrogen expert Professor Richard Eckard is warning farmers that they may only have a small window to maximise the potential of N this spring. In the latest DairyPod, Richard talks about how to make the most of your nitrogen budget to put grass in front of the cows and into the silage pit. He also discusses broader issues of how to strategically use N to make the most of growing conditions. If your farm business relies on growing grass, then spend half and hour listening to this podcast.

32 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Podcast 9: Prof. Richard Eckard on maximising spring nitrogen

Podcast 8: Talking silage with a man who's seen it all

Veteran contractor Duncan McNeil has seen and done just about everything in the world of silage production. In this episode of DairyPod, Duncan discusses changes in production methods, the habits of the best dairy farmers he has dealt with, the best way to identify good contractors and how to maintain a relationship when you’ve found a contractor that suits your needs.

35 MINSEP 15
Comments
Podcast 8: Talking silage with a man who's seen it all

Podcast 7: Get the facts on daughter fertility

With many farmers currently selecting their AI bulls for the spring joining period, how important is it to consider daughter fertility? GippsDairy’s Ruairi McDonnell spoke with vet Dr Ee Cheng Ooi in the latest DairyPod episode where she explained why it really is worth selecting for high daughter fertility and also explained a recent study where she validated the daughter fertility ABV and proved it does work to improve herd fertility on Australian farms.

27 MINSEP 9
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Podcast 7: Get the facts on daughter fertility

Podcast 6 - Planning spring and summer crops to fill feed gaps

With feed prices still high and many regions experiencing long term changes to rainfall patterns, GippsDairy’s Ruairi McDonnell spoke to PGG Wrightson Seeds agronomist Darrel Rowe about the pros and cons of various cropping options and how these crops may fit into your farm system.

42 MINJUL 31
Comments
Podcast 6 - Planning spring and summer crops to fill feed gaps

Podcast 5: Aaron Thomas' inspiring journey

If you listen to one farming-related podcast this year - make it this one. Dairy farmer Aaron Thomas’ story of how he self-destructed and then rebuilt his life is both inspiring and educational. He shares his warts and all history with GippsDairy’s Karen Romano in the latest DairyPod episode. There’s some mild swearing and we advise that, if this podcast raises personal issues for you, go to www.beyondblue.org.au, speak to your local doctor or call Lifeline on 13 11 14. And please, share this through your networks so as many people as possible can hear Aaron’s story.

32 MINJUL 1
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Podcast 5: Aaron Thomas' inspiring journey

Podcast 4: Which dairy farming system suits you best?

What is the ideal dairy farming system to optimise profitability in southern Australian pasture-based dairy farms? In the latest episode of DairyPod, Maffra based Vet and Consultant Dr Richard Shephard discusses this question and outlines the key areas that he feels farmers should target on their farms in order to be profitable and manage risk.

32 MINJUN 11
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Podcast 4: Which dairy farming system suits you best?

Podcast 3: Tips and tricks for better drying-off

In the third DairyPod episode, Gippsland vet Steph Bullen shares her tip and tricks for better drying-off of cows and Dairy Australia's Jo Coombe talks about antibiotic resistance and what it means to animal and human health.

42 MINMAY 23
Comments
Podcast 3: Tips and tricks for better drying-off

Podcast 2: John Mulvany talks money

Consultant John Mulvany features again in the second episode of our new DairyPod podcast, this time discussing how dairy farmers around the country are tracking financially and how farmers themselves are assessing their level of financial performance. You can now subscribe to DairyPod on iTunes or listen on Soundcloud.

27 MINMAY 13
Comments
Podcast 2: John Mulvany talks money

Podcast 1: Farm consultant John Mulvany talks marginal milk

In the first Dairy Pod episode from GippsDairy, legendary farm consultant John Mulvany explains how dairy farmers can use marginal milk as a driver of profit.

48 MINMAY 6
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Podcast 1: Farm consultant John Mulvany talks marginal milk
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