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  • Past Projects

    Understanding food security

    Gardiner Dairy Foundation fosters an understanding of the challenge of feeding the world by supporting delegates to attend Australia’s leading food security event at Parliament House in Canberra. Bringing the global food crisis home Each year the Crawford Fund hosts...
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    Annual New Zealand Study Tour

    Each year, as part of its commitment to helping ensure a steady stream of bright young leaders in the dairy industry, Gardiner Dairy Foundation in partnership with the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) supports six industry professionals to undertake a...
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    Linking milk powder back to the farm

    Practical implications for stakeholders In order to make the manufacturing process of milk powders more efficient, this project aimed to better understand the relationship between milk functionality and farming factors. High quality milk powders require milk with appropriate heat stability...
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    Links between pre-milking hygiene and mastitis risk

    The project integrates new mastitis research with extension need in Australia by examining the links between improved pre-milking hygiene and reduced mastitis risk. Practical implications for stakeholders A reduction in mastitis increases a farm’s milk production and cow health, while...
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    Nuffield scholar: Damian Murphy

    Damian Murphy, from Dumbalk North in Victoria, received the 2012 Nuffield Scholarship sponsored by the Gardiner Dairy Foundation. “It’s clear there is a need for people to progress through agriculture; living and bringing up their family in the country, while...
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    Promoting thought leadership

    Gardiner Dairy Foundation supports thought leadership and innovation in the dairy industry by funding eminent international agricultural leaders to visit Australia and speak with dairy farmers, politicians and decision-makers. Connecting Australian dairy with International thought leaders Gardiner Dairy Foundation has...
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    Monash Industry Team Initiative

    MITI partners multidisciplinary student teams from Monash University with leading Australian and international dairy processors to design innovative solutions to real issues in dairy manufacturing. MITI is Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s major investment in the post-farm gate space. Connecting the dairy...
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