2016 Legendairy Tasmanian Dairy Conference
16 March 2016, Burnie Arts and Function Centre
Over 200 people attended the DairyTas Tasmanian Dairy Conference in Burnie on Wednesday 16th March 2016.
The program featured guest speaker Amy Coombe talking about mental health, resilience and life balance and this proved the most popular talk of the day.
A diverse range of topics were presented on the day with farmer discussion sessions on feed budgeting and 2040 climate impacts, farm innovation sessions, dairy outlook, fertility and inductions, farm safety, Legendairy marketing, dairy in schools and the new faces of Tasmanian dairy.
The conference was followed by the Tasmanian dairy awards dinner where the following awards were presented:
- Business of the year
- Young Farmer Encouragement
Thanks to our supporters for the events.
Program and flyer
- Mental health, resilience and life balance – Amy Coombe
- Calving induction: implementing the new industry policy – David Basham, Peter Stahle, Craig Dwyer
- A Perspective on water quality management in the Canterbury dairy Industry – Christina Robb
- Dairy in schools
- It’s Amazing What Dairy Can Do – Ian Halliday
- Dairy Pathways – Optimising your farming business – James McKeefry
- 50:50 Sharefarming, Togari – Paul and Julie Gardiner
- Working together to raise awareness of farm safety issues across Tasmania – Phillip John
- Thinking 2040 – Rachel Brown
- In-line milk meters – like herd testing on a daily basis, but a whole lot easier! – Cedric Geffen