Southern Dairy Hub Limited Partner Investors:
10:30am – 1:00pm
611 Ryal Bush Wallacetown Road 611 Ryal Bush Wallacetown Road Makarewa
Dairy Supply No: 31445
Join us on farm to get the latest updates of what’s been happening on farm and with the research projects
The Southern Dairy Hub along with scientists from DairyNZ and AgResearch will give updates on the farm, and science projects that have been in progress from the start of the season to today and what the next steps are.
Guy Michaels – Southern Dairy Hub’s Business Manager – will provide a farm update
Dr. Dawn Dalley – DairyNZ Senior Scientist – will describe what a Research farm is and give a brief description on how the Research Advisory Committee works. She will also update us on the Crop Trial that began in Winter.
Cáthal Wims – DairyNZ Post-Doctoral Scientist – will brief us on the work being done on the Forage Value Index.
Dr. Ross Monaghan – AgResearch Senior Scientist and Jane Chrystal –
AgResearch – Research Associate – will discuss mitigating nitrogen loss to water Research.
Please arrive with CLEAN footwear. Disinfectant facilities will be available on arrival & departure. Thank-you for respecting your host farmer.
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The world-class Southern Dairy Hub has been formally opened, marking a new era for dairy farming supported by research in the deep south.
The Southern Dairy Hub now has a Fonterra supply number!
Find out about the latest Southern Dairy Hub activities and watch new drone footage showing progress.
Progress towards the dairy shed commissioning on June 25 continues with the installation of milking plant equipment. read more…
We have a herd!
Work at the Southern Dairy Hub, including the effluent system and dairy shed, are on track.
Raising the roof
Significant progress continues to be made at the Southern Dairy Hub. The roof is now on the dairy shed, and the effluent pond and weeping walls are taking shape. Our photo gallery below shows how developments are coming along and we’ve also included a flyover video of the site.
A fine break in the weather has seen work at the Southern Dairy Hub ramp up. Work cultivating, regrassing, fencing, lanes, the dairy shed and effluent system are all in full swing.
Welcome to our Southern Dairy Hub (SDH) fortnightly update as we convert a sheep and beef farm to a fully operational dairy, demonstration and research farm.