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2020-2022 Focus Farm Announcement

DairyTas is pleased to announce the next Tasmanian Focus Farm will be Rosemount Ag.  Owned in a joint venture between Rob and Jo Bradley and James and Sophie Greenacre, Rosemount is located near Cressy.  Currently milking approximately 1,250 dairy cows on 550 hectares of land of which approximately 330 hectares is under centre pivot irrigation.

Each focus farm has their own focus for the 2 years.  For the Bradley’s and Greenacres they will be working towards a cost of production of $4/kg MS while exceeding Best Management Practices in animal welfare, environmental stewardship, and staff satisfaction.

Working with the Bradley’s and Greenacres throughout the project will be Jeremy Savage a dairy consultant from Canturbury, New Zealand who works closely with Lincoln University Dairy Farm.  Jeremy will be working closely with local consultant Richard Rawnsley, who will be the Focus Farms on-the-ground consultant.

Meet the focus farm team, including the local support group members, over the next few weeks.  Then join us for the first “open day” via facebook live on July 7 to have a look around the farm and hear from all members of the project team.

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