Kiewa Valley dairy farmers hit climate change sweet spot

October 1st, 2020

Farm Online, The Land, Other, 30/09/2020
Dairy farmer Scott McKillop says managing risk requires a daily focus when adapting to changing climatic conditions in north-east Victoria. Mr McKillop, his wife Belinda and their three children – Angus, Lexi and Marli – operate a 500-hectare dairy farm, milking 380 cows off 200ha and producing three million litres of milk a year. […] Mr McKillop regularly looks to Dairy Australia, CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology among well-resourced, science-based sources for short-term seasonal and longer-term climate forecasts.

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