The milk price for the month of July has increased by 1.0 cents per litre to 35.21 cpl (160.06 cents per gallon) at 3.60% butterfat and 3.30% protein, including Summer Somatic Cell Count (SCC) bonus of 0.5 cpl and VAT at 5.4%.
The average price paid for the month is 37.26 cpl. This is based on the average butterfat of 3.92% and protein of 3.39%,…read more
Drought Forage Management
Despite small amounts of much needed rainfall in recent days, the extent of the dry spell is still having a toll on most farms. Grass growth rates are still far below normal for this time of year, meaning that grass supply remains well behind demand. The challenge for the short term will be to stretch out grass supplies whilst maintaining…read more