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Far South Coast Dairy Development Group runs programs to support the region's dairy farmers

Far South Coast Dairy Development Group 

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What we do

Far South Coast Dairy Development Group (Far South Coast DDG) provides support, education and professional development opportunities for all dairy farmers in our region.

In this region, per farm production is well above state average, making us one of the leading dairy farming areas in NSW. The farmers of our region aim to be productive, efficient, environmentally conscious, sustainable and profitable.

The Far South Coast DDG coordinates extension activities, the delivery of projects and opportunities in conjunction with Bega Cheese, Dairy NSW, Dairy Australia, Local Land Services, Agribusinesses and consultants. 

Strong communication with our farmers is our priority, our Facebook page, text messages and email are regularly used to communicate with farmers and employees. Please message us on Facebook or contact us to join the mailing list.

Geographic area we cover

Far South Coast DDG covers the dairying areas in Eurobodalla and Bega Valley Shires on the NSW south coast and from Moruya to the Victorian border.

Activities and events

Far South Coast DDG supports training workshops to enhance dairy farmers’ skills across these areas:

  • High quality milk production
  • Herd health
  • Farm productivity
  • Business profitability
  • Managing regulations, and
  • Natural resource management.

Look up current Far South Coast DDG events on the Dairy NSW and RDG events calendar.

Contact 

Chair
Greg Heffernan 
Email: kellie_greg@hotmail.com
Phone: 0439 932 209 
Facebook: Far South Coast DDG

Major Initiatives

Focus Farms

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