Why we’re here

The Southern Dairy Hub is a 349ha commercial scale Research dairy farm at Wallacetown near Invercargill.

Created by collaborative ownership between Southern Farmers’ & Businesses donations (via Southern Dairy Development trust) and Industry (DairyNZ), Research (AgResearch) to purchase and convert the property now owned by and known as the Southern Dairy Hub.

What we do

We deliver research projects that provide future-focused farm ready information for southern - and all of New Zealand - farmers.

Our research at the Hub centres around farm systems comparative research at scale.  We focus on profitability, animal behaviour, physiological differences, environmental outcomes and feed. 

Our Vision

Be the most trusted research and demonstration hub for southern – and all New Zealand -  farmers

Our Mission

To provide economic, social and environmentally sustainable solutions for southern dairy farmers and our community

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Thanks to our Partners

We wouldn't be here without the foresight and vision of these organisations who invested in the development and establishment of SDH