Animal Kingdom

October 25, 2023
As regular readers of The Compass know, global grain Supply and Demand is forever being dissected as the key driver of prices. Here, The Compass deep dives into how important animal feed demand is.
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Feeding During Weaning

October 23, 2023
Weaning is a crucial time for ewes and lambs, where the profitability of the flock can be realised or wasted. With spring 2023 likely to be challenging for sheep producers, who are battling low market prices, for sheep/lambs with high grain prices we take a look at feed options during weaning.
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Meet Aaron and Ricki Bannister from Milne Feeds Donnybrook Depot

October 24, 2023
Milne Feeds welcomes Aaron and Rickie Bannister as the new operators of the Donnybrook Depot. Read more on their story here.
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A True Paddock-to-Pint Experience

October 23, 2023
In a remarkable collaboration that embodies the essence of the West Australian spirit, local farmers CJ South & Co have joined forces with Eagle Bay Brewing Co to craft a genuinely unique brew – Wheatbelt Lager.
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To Sell or Not to Sell

September 28, 2023
For mixed farmers, the question of whether to sell grain, or feed it to animals, is not straightforward. The principle of a natural hedge underpins some of the thinking, so let’s look into that.
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Livestock Handling Cup Continues to Shine

September 26, 2023
The Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen's Association (KPCA) Livestock Handling Cup is a community and industry based event that continues to flourish in the northwest of the state. Read more about the 2023 event here.
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Introducing "Feed for Thought" Podcast by Milne Feeds

September 25, 2023
In the ever-evolving world of agriculture and animal nutrition, staying informed and up-to-date is key to success. That's why we're excited to present "Feed for Thought", Milne Feeds' latest venture into the world of podcasting.
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The Seed Destructor and its Effects On Post-Harvest Feed

September 26, 2023
Whilst the seed destructor works wonders on weed control, it also can reduce the nutritional value of pasture stubbles. Farmers running sheep over stubbles post-harvest may need to consider supplementary feeding to avoid drops in body condition.
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Food Fears Fade

August 26, 2023
The Compass looks at the food supply and demand game and what that means for growers.
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Bull Genetics Workshop

August 25, 2023
Recently, a bull selection workshop was held on the picturesque farm at Magic Valley Angus Stud in Harvey. The focus was on helping people improve their cattle enterprise profits through the selection of bulls
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