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Expo inspires dairy farmers

DAIRY farmers from across the region have used the South Gippsland Dairy Expo to access information and resources to improve their farm business.
GippsDairy reported high numbers of farmers enquiring about extension programs that are currently being offered in the region.
The ongoing Taking Stock program, which offers farmers fully funded three to four hour consultations as part of the Tactics for Tight Times program, was of particular interest to farmers.
GippsDairy regional manager Allan Cameron said a year of trying circumstances had seen farmers looking to improve business outcomes in any way they can.
“We all know how tough it’s been over the past 12 months, but dairy farmers are certainly not sitting around waiting for the milk price to improve,” he said.
“Judging by the number of people enquiring about GippsDairy programs like Taking Stock, Feeding Pastures for Profit, Cups On Cups Off or the many discussion groups we facilitate in the area, dairy farmers are making the effort to improve their knowledge and farming skills.”
Mr Cameron said GippsDairy was proud to have been one of the sponsors of Thursday’s breakfast, which had been a highlight for many people who attended the expo.

Sharing ideas: GippsDairy regional manager Allan Cameron with Athlone dairy farmers Lindsay and Patrick Anderson at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo.

Sharing ideas: GippsDairy regional manager Allan Cameron with Athlone dairy farmers Lindsay and Patrick Anderson at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo.

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