Latest Farm Data
As at 30 Mar 2023
Our latest farm walk notes include the key numbers we’re seeing on the farm. We update walk notes every week during the milking season. During the off-season this may occur monthly.
See below for LUDF Dairy Systems Monitoring Report links
Cows on Farm
Milk Solids Per Cow
MM of Rain
Next Focus Day 26 April 2023 - North Rakaia
Dairy farmers, owners, managers, staff, and dairy industry professionals are invited to come along and hear about what we are doing at the farm, see flyer attached for more details.
Note venue will be Alderbrooke Farm, 2086 North Rakaia Road and if wet, the event will be held at Rakaia Community Hall.
How we run our dairy farm
We’re totally transparent with our budget and many of our costs are fixed for the season. See how our funds are spent here.
Learn what goes into our pastures and how we track against the increasing number of regulations our industry faces.
See how we’re using NZAEL best-practise to breed cows to efficiently produce more with the same amount of feed.
Advancing our industry
Everything we do at the South Island Dairy Demonstration Centre is focused on sustainable success. We research, implement and evaluate the best technologies and practises to protect our people and our environment – both now and into the future.