Business Technical Notes
There are a number of Business Tecnical Notes available to assist with decision making on farm. Click on the file name to download th PDF file.
This technical note examines if Total Mixed Ration (TMR) farms would still be profitable if they purchased all their forage requirements. A TMR farm produces it’s milk principally from a silage based mixed ration, fed on a pad, with little or no grazing.
This technical note examines the managerial benefits of automatic cluster removers (ACRs), compares the costs with the potential labour saving benefits and asks farmers who have recently invested in ACRs if they believe this investment has paid off.
This technical note examines Automatic Milking Systems (AMS) to give Queensland farmers an in insight into how they work, benefits, costs and the economics of AMS.
This technical note examines the production efficiency of Queensland dairy farms by comparing production per cow and feed related costs on 54 Queensland dairy farms.
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