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Hunter Dairy Development Group runs programs to support the region's dairy farmers

Hunter Dairy Development Group 

Dairy NSW Hunter Dairy Development Group 

What we do

Hunter Dairy Development Group (Hunter DDG) represents the interests of local dairy farmers and conducts research and development for the benefit of the local industry.

Supported by Dairy NSW and Dairy Australia, Hunter DDG applies for funding from dairy industry levies to carry out local research projects and extension activities.

Identifying issues of importance to local dairy farmers, Hunter DDG organises trials and training to resolve these issues. Hunter DDG is strongly supported by Department of Primary Industries (DPI) NSW, milk processors and agribusiness.

Geographic area we cover

The Hunter DDG covers milk producing areas of:

 Singleton  Denman
 Muswellbrook  Aberdeen
 Scone  Tamworth
 Dubbo  Bulahdelah
 Stroud  Dungog
 Gresford  Paterson

Activities and events

Hunter 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 Hunter DDG events on the Dairy NSW and RDG events calendar.


David Williams
Email:  davidvacy@gmail.com
Mobile: 0439 505 899

Regional co-ordinator
Sheena Carter
Email: hunterdairy@gmail.com 
Mobile: 0427 434 412 

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