research farms

  1. Meet DairyNZ’s Lye Farm Team

    Lye Farm manager Bruce Sugar’s team supports the science while keeping both farm and cows in top shape.

  2. Aiming high with grazed forages

    A recent DairyNZ experiment examined how grazed forage dry matter can help lift milk production and profit.

  3. Lye Farm

    Lye Farm is home to some of the most advanced indoor dairy research facilities in the southern hemisphere. Activities here focus on milk harvesting and intensive indoor research work.

  4. Scott Farm

    Information about DairyNZ's Scott Farm, home to research on effective farming systems for dairy farmers, with particular relevance for pasture-based Waikato farming.

  5. Research Farms

    DairyNZ operates its own farms and works with partners on others to test and prove new ideas.