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SIDDC - South Island Dairying Development Centre

South Island Dairying Development Centre's (SIDDC) focus is the acceleration of South Island dairying development, particularly for South Island dairy farmers. SIDDC seeks to achieve this through the provision of a cluster of expertise, resources, and services delivering innovative, practical research, technical, education, extension and training support to dairy farmers.


The South Island Dairying Development Centre (SIDDC) is a partnership of seven key New Zealand organisations involved in South Island dairying. Established in September 2001, the venture is a partnership between Lincoln University, DairyNZ, South Island Dairy Farmers (represented by the South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) network), Ravensdown Fertiliser Cooperative Limited, Plant & Food Research, Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC), and recently AgResearch.


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LUDDF Focus Day Dates for 2016 - 18th February, 5th May, July and 13th October (at LUDF, 10.00 - 1pm)
SDF Focus Day Dates for 2016 - 25th and 26th February (locations TBC), 12th May (at SDF)

Advance Recruitment Notice - 3rd Nov 15:

LUDF will shortly begin recruiting for a farm assistant to replace one of our team.Possibility for graduate or applicant with some previous dairy experience to further their career on this high performance farm. For further details please email All applicants must have NZ work visa and ability to start in December. 


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