Dairy Australia: Future Ready Dairy Systems

Risks and Impact Assessed 

Changed rainfall patterns, drought, temperature increases

Drivers for Adaptation Action 
Ensure that there are viable, practical and profitable options for dairy farmers so that the industry is fully prepared for whatever climate, market or regulatory signals dairy farmers might receive. FRDS has been focussed on delivering: A national network of on-farm demonstration sites showing adaptation and mitigation strategies in action Information resources to assist understanding and implementation of adaptation and mitigation strategies Greenhouse gas emissions benchmarks
Outcomes Achieved 

Improved resilience of farm business systems.

Shared knowledge and practice on adaptation strategies across dairy industry