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|The December ABV brings to a close a 33-year history of service delivery from
ADHIS as the organisation has been incorporated into DataGene.
DataGene is an independent and industry-owned organisation that is responsible
for developing modern tools and resources to drive genetic gain and herd
improvement in the Australian dairy industry, through research, development and
Formed in July 2016, DataGene brings together many ‘non-competitive' herd
improvement functions under the one umbrella, including genetics, herd testing,
herd recording, data systems and herd test standards. Future ABV releases will
be delivered by DataGene.
Read more about DataGene|
|After 13 years of service, Daniel Abernethy the General Manager at ADHIS has
decided to take up a new role within the herd improvement industry.
ADHIS Chair, John Harlock, thanked Daniel for his significant contribution to
herd improvement in Australia. “Daniel has led a period of significant change
in the delivery of Australian Breeding Values for the benefit of dairy farmers.
He has overseen the implementation of genomics, broadened the role of ADHIS to
include a greater range of commercial and extension services and has been a key
driver in the Herd Improvement Strategic Steering Group,” John said.
“Daniel’s understanding of the science and the dairy industry within which it
is applied has been an asset to our organisation. He has led a period of
increased engagement with industry and farmers that lays a strong foundation
for the next chapter of herd improvement in Australia. We sincerely thank
Daniel for his commitment to ADHIS and wish him well in his new venture.”
Daniel will conclude his time with ADHIS in mid-November.
For more information contact Michelle Axford at ADHIS ph (03) 8621-4240 or
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