BUILDING ON FUTUREDAIRY

Milking Edge continues to build on the research and development led by FutureDairy and the experience of almost 50 commercial farms around Australia.

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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).

Future Dairy

“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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2020 Dairy Research Foundation Symposium Outcomes - For the first time the Dairy Research Foundation’s 2020 Symposium was live online on 21 & 22 July, from 9am to 12pm each day. This year’s theme was Dairy BUS.IN.ES.S: business, innovation, emerging science & society.

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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’.

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Publications

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

Learn about milking robots!

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

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