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Future Farm Systems Trial Update 4 April 24

      This project compares the productivity, profitability and impact on people and the environment on three farms, being: Current Farm – Kikuyu & ryegrass based pastures with up to 190 kg N/ha/annum, 3.1 cows/ha Alternative Pastures Farm – Fescue & cocksfoot based pastures, up to 190 kg N/ha, […]

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Future Farm Systems Trial Results Yr 2

Click below for full details of the first 2 years of our Future Farm Systems Trial:   NDDT FFS Yr 2 Results June 23    

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Future Farming Systems All Fortnightly Updates

    This page contains the fortnightly information updates for each farm, including management decisions made by the farm committee every two weeks. Visitors are welcome to the management meetings every second Thursday. Email info@nddt.nz for more details.

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3 year Summary of Supplement Trial – Lessons learnt

This is a summary of the key lessons learnt from the 3 year Dairying in a Variable Climate trial looking at production and profit responses to adding PKE and other supplements. For more detailed information see the annual summaries at the end of each season. 3 yr Summary – Lessons […]

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Kikuyu Management Guide

Download the farmer guide to managing kikuyu. This general guide has been developed by NDDT and DairyNZ. Farmers should note that optimal management techniques may vary between farms.

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