Catch Latest Dairy Updates At Tatura SmartFarm

Goulburn Valley dairy producers are encouraged to come along and hear from expert presenters on the latest dairy genomic research and livestock supplements to address climate and emissions.

Agriculture Victoria Dairy Industry Officer, Richard Smith, said the event will be held at the Agriculture Victoria Tatura SmartFarm on Thursday 6 June, starting at 10.30 am.

‘We will hear from three specialists, including Ainslie MacDonald, Research Fellow with the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre at Melbourne University.

‘Ainslie will provide an update on supplements that inhibit methane production and explain the efficiency, safety, costs and impacts of methane mitigation options.

‘Agriculture Victoria’s Research Director Dr Jennie Pryce will share her extensive knowledge in and updates on dairy genomic research and development.

‘We will also hear from PhD student Laura Jensen, who will present her PhD project on heat tolerance Australian Breeding Value (ABV) and the use of sensor data.

Please note as lunch and refreshments will be provided, registrations are required.

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