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:
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
LUDF Productivity Benchmarking Events:
With all our cows off farm, it's time for our winter Farm Walk schedule:
July - farm walks on the 3rd, 17th and 31st at 9am
August - back to weekly walks from the 7th at 9am.
If you would like to join us when we start walking again, click here to let us know - all welcome.
The most recent LUDF Focus Day Handout - May 2018
DairyNZ Pre-graze & mowing weekly trial updates at LUDF - Click here to view
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