Upcoming Focus Days

Next Focus Day 15 Feb 2023 @ LUDF


LUDF Update : Peter Hancox, Farm Manager

  • Production results for the season to date
  • Cow Condition: current situation and management
  • Plantain planting program update
  • Milking 10 in 7 from day one this season
  • Planning winter feed with grazier and meeting regulatory requirements

Intensive Winter Grazing

  • Animal welfare when grazing winter crops: Dawn Dalley (DairyNZ)
  • Intensive winter grazing panel. Ask your questions and concerns about the new intensive winter grazing regulations recently brought in by the Government: Sarah Heddell (Environment Canterbury), Tony Coltman (Canlac Holdings), Kirsty Thomas (DFMS)

Team Culture on Farm

  • How do we mange team culture on our farms: Terry Kilday (Camden Group)
  • Developing your operation and its people by creating an environment that nurtures success: Sarah Watson (PeopleMAD)

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Previous Focus Days

Focus Day 6th October 2021

Handout from the day

Focus Day October 15th 2020

Details to come

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Focus Day February 2020

Topics Covered:

  • Mating results
  • Managing Time Off
  • Our Future, Their Future
  • On-Farm Compliance
  • Motivating Change of your Dairy Business
  • LUDF Profitability Updates
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Focus Day October 2019

Topics Covered:

  • Pasture Management
  • Mating Without Bulls
  • Managing Milk Price Risk
  • Pasture Monitoring Systems
  • Profitability Benchmarking
Handout from the day