87 attendees heard about a World Markets update from Westpac Economist Anne Boniface.
The information discussed is in the Westpac Fortnightly Agri-update. Impacts of global demand and supply, what's really happening plus the impact and potential changes in the strength of the kiwi dollar.
Maximising Summer Performance was discussed in a Workshop session sharing ideas on tactics and trigger points to hit key targets.
the topics for consideration involved:
Current Season Update
Less cows are making more milk, 94% of the herd submitted in 3 weeks of AB, 4 times last year’s spring silage made. Holding cows over 2kgMS/cow/day has been a standout highlight of the season with less brought0in feed used to achieve this. Having strong decision rules around how we wanted to oerate the farm was a key to seeing these results.
Key decision rules Sep - Oct
Farmer Focus Day 76 attendees heard about our 2019:
Our year end financials are now uploaded, plus this year's forecast and actual figures so far.
Feel free to have a read and compare against your own figures, we're always keen to hear how we compare and where you see room for our improvement.
Saturday 10 March 2018 is Owl Farm's annual Public Open day. Free entry to for all, a chance to learn about the exciting activities that happen on the farm!
How we protect Water Quality, Making food for cows, Milking time and meet the calves. Sausage sizzle and drinks provided
Latest focus day booklet for those that were unable to make the trip to join us
Owl Farm Weekly Monitor Walk
Providing knowledge - Home Grown Feed