Dairy Australia Annual Report 2018 - 19
Annual Report(07 May 2020)PDF, 7.8 MB
Jeff Odgers (Chair of Dairy Australia) and David Nation (Managing Director of Dairy Australia) acknowledged the tough conditions during the season and provided an overview of Dairy Australia’s activities supporting farmers, along with an update on industry initiatives underway to support dairy farming. Members were invited to ask questions at the meeting.
Official items of business in 2019 included:
- Financial Statements and Reports
- Election of Directors
Dairy Australia members voted to elect three candidates to the board of the organisation. Jeff Odgers and Professor Paul Wood AO were re-elected as Directors for the milk producer and research and development positions respectively and Josephine Rozman was elected to fill the finance the finance and governance position. Jan West AM retired from the Board.
The AGM was followed by a tour of the DairyFeedbase project at Agriculture Victoria’s nearby Ellinbank Dairy Research Centre. DairyFeedbase was launched last year as a co-investment with Agriculture Victoria and Gardiner Dairy Foundation, in order to bring new technology in a practical way to the management of pastures and feeding of cattle.