In response to key Natural Resource Management and water quality issues, the dairy industry has established networks, processes and tools to help meet regional objectives across relevant Catchment Management Authority (CMA) regions. DairySAT is a valuable assessment tool for dairy farmers to determine their priority management and infrastructure requirements to address on-farm environmental issues.
Issues of importance addressed by DairySAT include effluent management, nutrient and chemical use, pest and weed control, irrigation and run-off, soil quality, waste products, biodiversity and greenhouse gas emissions. Through DairySAT, farm level information can identify NRM performance and be reported at the farm, group or regional level.
allows consideration by other potential stakeholders, including CMA’s, to identify priority actions for improving water quality and NRM on-farm.
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