Trends and patterns emerging from National Dairy Farmer surveys 2004-2009

Mentor: Professor Panlop Zeephongsekul, RMIT University
Intern: Dr Sandamali Dharmasena
Industry Partner: Ms Joanne Bills, Dairy Australia
Project Duration: March to June 2009

A national dairy farmer survey has been conducted every year since 2004. Each year data collected have been used in the creation of the Industry Situation and Outlook reports and to assist in the development of industry strategies. This project will combine all available data sets in an attempt to identify longer-term industry trends and profiles not reported elsewhere and to assist with industry planning.