Climate Change and Dairy
Find out more about Dairy Australia’s commitment to supporting the dairy industry in addressing the challenge of climate change.
Funding from the Tasmanian Climate Change Office is helping DairyTas identify ways to reduce the carbon footprint of dairying in Tasmania. This project involves research, case studies and extension activities. DairyTas is partnering with LIC and Private Forests Tasmanian Tree Alliance in delivery of this project. Other project partners are assisting with specific topics.
A series of 10 fast facts and farm actions:
DairyTas engaged Energy ROI to undertake a case study of solar on Tasmanian dairy farms. Download the case study below:
In the first 6 months of this project, DairyTas has delivered two presentations for this project, plus promoted a number of DairyNZ webinars and LIC webinars of interest and relevance to Tasmanian farmers. Download them below.
Efficient farming and carbon footprint. Presentation by Tony Fransen, LIC at Tasmanian Dairy Conference.
All About Energy webinar, in conjunction with Energy ROI, Aurora, ERM and TasNetworks.
DairyTas has partnered with Private Forests Tasmania to undertake modeling of carbon sequestration in Tasmanian forest types to better understand hectares of trees needed to offset cow methane emissions.
Please contact Rachel Brown on 03 6432 2233 for a copy of the modeling work undertaken.