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
Forage Budgeting - What to do when short on forage
In many parts of the country fodder is scarce. For those who think they can scrape through, a late spring could cause problems and it is better to act now It is important that all farmers immediately assess their forage position, i.e. quality and quantity of silage stocks. To calculate quantity, measure the size of the pit – length x…read more