Dairy Australia - Dairy information for Australian Dairy Farmers and the industry

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Farm business management training and extension for farmers and service providers will be delivered in regions through Regional Development Programs. Includes Farm Business Fundamentals and Dairy Farm Business Analysis (DairyBase)

Farm Business Management Tools


Dairybase is a web-based tool that enables dairy farmers to measure and compare their farm business performance over time. 

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Cash Budgeting Tool

Use Dairy Australia's cash flow budgeting tool  to manage your cash flow through the year. For people used to using Excel it is an easy navigation spreadsheet.

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Standard Chart of Accounts

Dairy Australia's Chart of Accounts aims to drive consistency across the Australian dairy industry in how we discuss, describe, calculate and report on farm business performance.

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Dairy Farm Monitor Project

A joint initiative between DEPI and Dairy Australia providing farmers with business evaluation tools.

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Focus Farms 

Dairy Australia has established a network of Focus Farms to support farmer decision making. The tracking of real decisions on real farms under real conditions over a two year period provides visibility and insight into the impact of those decisions on the bottom line. In addition, Focus Farms allow consideration and discussion about the factors impacting decisions at any point in time, including seasonal and market conditions.

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Tactics for Tight Times 

Tactics for Tight Times is a program that connects with farmers and brings together resources and practical advice that meets the needs of each region.

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Taking Stock

Dairy Australia's Taking Stock program provides one-to-one support for dairy farmers. For more information get in touch with your Regional Development Program€“ they will provide you with all the information you need to access this service.





Our Farm, Our Plan

Our Farm, Our Plan is a new program designed to equip farmers to clarify their long term goals, identify the actions needed and to manage uncertainty and risk.

Hay and grain reports

The hay and grain report is commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of hay and grain markets in each dairying region. The report is updated 40 weeks per year.

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