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Tassie Dairy News

2020

Tassie Dairy News - July 2020

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Tassie Dairy News - May 2020

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Tassie Dairy News - April 2020

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Tassie Dairy News - March 2020

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2019

Tassie Dairy News - September 2019

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Tassie Dairy News - July 2019

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Tassie Dairy News - June 2019

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Tassie Dairy News - May 2019

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Tassie Dairy News - April 2019

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2018

Tassie Dairy News Oct 2018

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Tassie Dairy News - Aug/Sept 2018

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Tassie Dairy News - July 2018

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Tassie Dairy News - June 2018

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Tassie Dairy News - May 2018

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Tassie Dairy News - April 2018

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Tassie Dairy News - March 2018

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Tassie Dairy News - February 2018

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2017

Tassie Dairy News - December 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - November 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - October 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - September 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - August 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - June 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - May 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - April 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - March 2017

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Tassie Dairy News - February 2017

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‘How to’ videos

Assess leaf stage

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Check plant density

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Measure pasture with a plate meter

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Helpful tools

Leaf Stage Calculator

MS Excel (3.1 MB)

Nitrogen Response Calculator

MS Excel (518.0 KB)

Pasture predictor

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Historical regional pasture growth rates (modelled)

MS Excel (999.7 KB)

TIA Dairy Research Facility Weather Station

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TIA Farm Feed Budget

MS Excel (181.5 KB)

Publications

Animals

2012 Guide to Tasmanian Dairy Cattle Welfare

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Comparison of accelerated calf rearing programs final report

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Final Report on DCAD project for DairyTas Nov 2008

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Bobby Calf Survey Information Sheet

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Business performance

Dairy Awards & Field Day Booklet 2019

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Dairy Awards & Field Day Booklet 2020

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Dairy Farm Monitor Project Reports

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DBOY Awards and Field Day Booklet 2012

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DBOY Awards & Field Day Booklet 2013

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DBOY Awards & Field Day Booklet 2014

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DBOY Awards & Field Day Booklet 2015

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DFMP TAS Annual Report 2017-18

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Dairy farming case studies

The Rigney Family, Cressy

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Feedbase

Centre pivot performance on dairy pastures - how efficient

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Estimating farm pasture cover using a limited number of paddocks Dairy Science Symposium 2010

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Estimating leaf emergence rate from climatic data

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Growing fodder beets on Tasmanian dairy farms

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Investigating the potential of deficit irrigation strategies to improve the efficiency of water use in irrigated temperate pastures field day presentation

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Investigating the potential of deficit irrigation strategies to improve the efficiency of water use in irrigated temperate pastures Year 1

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Investigating the potential of deficit irrigation strategies to improve the efficiency of water use in irrigated temperate pastures Year 2

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Is a target pasture growth of 12 tonnesDM achievable under dryland conditions in Tasmania?

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Is a target pasture growth of 20 tonnes achievable under irrigation in Tasmania

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Modelling the effect of delaying irrigation start

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Monitoring yield, field quality and water use efficiency of irrigation summer forage crops (maize and turnips) on commercial dairy farms

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Nutrition Management for Tasmanian Dairy Farmers

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Pasture Plus Pasture management for Tasmanian dairy farmers

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Response of Tasmanian dairy pastures to irrigation

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The effect of grazing residual control methods on cow intake and milk production in late spring - Dairy Science Symposium 2010

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The efficiency of lateral shift irrigation systems on dairy pastures

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Soils and nutrients

Phosphorous timing and pasture growth

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Soil P runoff P factsheet

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Split P runoff factsheet

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Pasture Growth Rate Reports

PGR Report #1 - 18th September 2019.pdf

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