Dairy Australia has launched a web based self-assessment instrument to assist dairy farmers consider their farm enterprise efficiency.
The brand new Farm Health Guidelines is a part of Dairy Australia’s flagship farm enterprise administration initiative Our Farm, Our Plan, which makes use of a ‘now, the place, how’ planning cycle to help dairy farms to establish and obtain long-term targets.
It additionally provides to the vary of assets already accessible via its farm efficiency evaluation platform DairyBase.
Dairy Australia’s farm efficiency lead Neil Webster mentioned the instrument allowed farmers to establish alternatives for enchancment.
It’s designed for use on any machine, together with cellphones.
“The guidelines prompts pondering and dialogue about all facets of the dairy farm enterprise, together with the individuals concerned,” Mr Webster mentioned.
“It mechanically saves all of your solutions in a single spot and lets you share the outcomes with the best individuals like your companion, farm crew or trusted adviser.
“Assist is on the market from our regional groups, on-line or farmers can contact us on 1800 548 073.”
Dairy Australia managing director David Nation mentioned motion to construct farm enterprise abilities and enhance profitability was a key dedication of the Australian Dairy Plan.
“Our intention is for all dairy farms to have a long-term marketing strategy in place inside the subsequent 5 years,” Dr Nation mentioned.
“Our Farm, Our Plan offers a simple course of for farms to establish and doc long-term targets, in addition to higher handle threat.
“It features a one-on-one observe up for farmers taking part in this system over 24 months to help them to embed and implement their plans.”
South-west Victorian dairy farmer and Dairy Australia director Tania Luckin mentioned the brand new farm enterprise administration instruments might make an enormous distinction to farm profitability alongside reaching way of life aims.
“The Our Farm, Our Plan purpose planning course of helps to distil what farm companies are attempting to attain and over what time period, so farmers are in command of the path of the enterprise in addition to the issues they wish to obtain off the farm,” Ms Luckin mentioned.
“If our targets are a vacation spot, then the plan on a web page we create in Our Farm, Our Plan is the roadmap that may assist us to get there.”
Info on the Farm Health Guidelines and Our Farm, Our Plan is on the market through: www.dairyaustralia.com.au/OFOP