Dorie/Seafield Discussion Group - December

Come along to the Copland’s family farm for the last group of 2019.

Michael and Michelle Copland peak milk 780 cows on the 221ha effective dairy platform in a hybrid sharemilking agreement achieving 400,000kgMS with a $4.17 FWE. The farm also runs 85ha of support block for young stock and cropping with an additional 45ha lease block also for cropping. 

  • What does the future of progression and succession look like to ensure people still thrive in the dairy industry? Hybrid contracts, leasing? 
  • Diversification - what is the best use of non-dairy land to generate the best returns?
  • What has the impact been of reducing phosphorus and nitrogen applications by 30%?

BBQ lunch provided. 

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