FutureDairy

“FutureDairy is a national, industry driven R&D program, which ran formally from 2004 to 2017, over 4 funding cycles. It investigated and developed intensified and futuristic dairy systems for Australia. The FutureDairy team is also the Dairy Science team at the University of Sydney, and continues its work in advancing research-based, innovative solutions to help Australian dairy farmers overcome current and future challenges.”

This website contains a valuable repository of research that will continue to assist farmers with their considerations toward automatic milking.

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FUTUREDAIRY

Australia’s leading research body for automatic milking in large herd grazing-based farming systems.

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AMS LARGE HERD GUIDELINES

The Large Herd Guidelines focus on managing a large herd with automatic milking.

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GUIDELINES FOR PASTURE-BASED AMS FARMS

These guidelines are designed to give you a sense of what is involved in managing a pasture-based AMS.

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PARTIAL BUDGET CALCULATOR

Identify the economics of implementing an Automatic Milking System (AMS).

Latest News


2018 Dairy Research Foundation Symposium - The 2018 Symposium was held at Camden NSW this year on 16 – 17 July. It was a huge success with attendance rate exceeding expectation. The Tuesday session saw 185 delegates pack our Conference Centre and on Wednesday 131 delegates attended the farm day.

New resource for milking robots!


An easy way to start thinking about how automatic milking might work with a large herd.

Publications

The Publications library contains detailed Info Sheets on a range of topics, AMS Case Studies and more…

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