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Focus Day February 16th 2022

February 16th 2022

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Previous Focus Days

Focus Day October 2016

Topics Covered:

  • On-farm performance:
    • Pasture Management
    • Regrassing that pays
    • Mating plans
  • Consent Time:
    • Land Use Consents
    • LUDF's draft Application
Handout from the day

Focus Day July 2016

Topics Covered:

  • 2015/16 Profitability Comparison
    • Over 1800kgMS/ha and 520kgMS/cow with only 126 kgDM imported feed/cow.
    • Farm working expenses below $3.50/kgMS.
    • What are the drivers behind these results?
    • Did changes made at LUDF this season put them at the top of the profitability comparison?
    • What further adjustments are these farms implementing next season?
Handout from the day

Focus Day May 2016

Topics Covered:

  • Where next? (Survival 2015/16, Sustainable 2016/17
  • Farm Working Expenses
  • Implementing Low Imput System
  • Farm performance this season
  • WorkSafe - Keep Safe, Keep Farming
Handout from the day

Focus Day February 2016

Topics Covered:

  • Bounce Forward - Resilient and Ready for the Upside
  • Matching Feed Supply and Demand with less inputs
  • Environmental Changes - constraints or opportunities?
  • Using Technology to reduce costs / maximise production
Handout from the day

Focus Day October 2015

Topics Covered:

  • Re-jigging the system to maintain viability
  • Pasture Management; and
  • Launch of the Sustainable Dairying - Workplace Action Plan
Handout from the day

Focus Day July 2015

Topics Covered:

  • Pushing For Profit
  • LUDF Financial Benchmarking
  • DairyNZ Tactics for Tight Times
Handout from the day