Update 07-07-2017

Update 07-07-2017

The Southern Dairy Hub now has a Fonterra supply number! This month’s activities The hub now has a Fonterra supply number. The dairy shed has been commissioned and staff training in system functions and operation. Work continues on the research facilities, with the...
Update 04-05-2017

Update 04-05-2017

We have a herd! Cows are now on farm at the Southern Dairy Hub. The herd, as well as all young stock replacements required in year one of milking, have been secured. At present, there are multiple mobs of young stock on farm grazing the recently renovated pasture...
Update 31-03-2017

Update 31-03-2017

Work at the Southern Dairy Hub, including the effluent system and dairy shed, are on track. Effluent system siteworks Work at the Southern Dairy Hub, including the effluent system and dairy shed, are on track. This week’s activities Both roofs are now on the dairy...
Update 12/12/2016

Update 12/12/2016

SDDT is currently appointing the SDRF board which will take responsibility for staff appointments.  These will include hub manager, farm manager, three farm staff and one research farm assistant. An additional staff member will be appointed when milking cow numbers...

Staff and Dairy Shed

Staff SDDT is currently appointing the SDRF board which will take responsibility for staff appointments. These will include hub manager, farm manager, three farm staff and one research farm assistant. An additional staff member will be appointed when milking cow...
Southern Dairy Hub land secured

Southern Dairy Hub land secured

It is with great pleasure we announce that, with AgResearch and DairyNZ support, land has been secured to establish the Southern Dairy Hub. Two adjoining properties have been purchased at Makarewa, 15km north of Invercargill, totalling 349ha. The purchase will be...