Australia’s leading research body for automatic milking in large herd grazing-based farming systems.
AMS LARGE HERD GUIDELINES
The Large Herd Guidelines focus on managing a large herd with automatic milking.
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.
PARTIAL BUDGET CALCULATOR
Identify the economics of implementing an Automatic Milking System (AMS).
“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.
Milking Edge is a joint initiative of the NSW Department of Primary Industries, Dairy Australia and DeLaval.
Built on a decade of successful research and development led by FutureDairy, as well as the experience of almost 50 commercial farms around Australia.
The aim of the project is to ‘Support industry to consider, invest and operate AMS successfully’.
Get the latest from FutureDairy by subscribing to the DRF newsletter and the NSW DPI Automatic Milking Systems newsletters