Like Lyn and Alister Candy's farm, this partner farm will provide information and data that can be benchmarked against. The Far North project will have a specific focus on profit from pasture and farmers will be able to follow its progress through regular email updates and events.
About the farm
Tony Lunjevich and Briar Lissington, are 50:50 sharemilkers for Tony’s parents, Don and Linda. They milk 280 mostly Ayrshire cows on the 113 ha farm. The 2014/15 season is Tony’s fourth year sharemilking on the farm.
The farm, near Takahue, south of Kaitaia is on rolling to steep contour and is producing around 63,000 kgMS (260 kgMS/cow and 560 kgMS/ha).
The farm will be part of the focus farm project for three years. To sign up for the focus farm email contact Abbey Cameron on 021 242 5969.