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Tuesday 19th June 10.45am morning tea. 11.00am - 2.35pm (incl. lunch break) What local research has been happening at the Dairy Trust Taranaki Gibson Farm? What are some of the key local issues facing Taranaki? What has been on farm FEI research (both here and nationally)? What are...

Wednesday 16th May 12.30 pm Come along to hear and discuss the first seasons results for the Winter Stand Off shelter trial in operation on the Stratford farm. Includes discussion on the use of standoff shelters, covered feed pads and wintering barns on dairy farms and the...

Thursday 8th March 10.30am – 1.30 pm Hear about the benefits and challenges of autumn calving. Also a summary of the trial work under way at the Dairy Trust Farms at Waimate West demonstration farm and the Hawera Kavanagh farm. Where: Start at Andy and Lisa Tippet’s farm at...

Taranaki's new dairy trust has launched its first research project at the Stratford Demonstration Farm. Dairy Trust Taranaki (DTT), which was established late last year, has begun a two-herd farmlet trial to evaluate the benefits of a covered stand-off and feed pad at the East Rd farm. The herd of...

Dairy leaders have suggested numerous options for research by a new body being established to protect the future of industry study in Taranaki. DairyNZ staff, farm consultants, organic farmers and Taranaki Regional Council representatives were among a group of about 20 who met to develop a strategy for the new Dairy Trust Taranaki...