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Organic Dairy Farm Certified NOP-EU Plus Others
- Land: 466 ha (1,151 acres)
This 465 hectare farm is 9 years Organic Certified NOP-EU, the strong pastures are maturing and the future is looking bright,30 hectares is planted in lucerne which is harvested for supplements. Currently milking 650 cows through the 8 year old Milphos shed with data flow recording system in place. All young stock and heifers are on farm and no feed is introduced.There is a 136 hectare lease block adjacent to the dairy unit both milked off and a further 98 hectares of support land in 25 paddocks. Stocking rates are low at present. Supplying the rapidly growing Organic Hub Dairy Co-Op at present with a target milk solids this year of 220,000 kg/ms. A further 70 hectares of forestry is due to be harvested in 2018 which will be re-grassed and steeper sidlings and wet areas will be used for offset planting.
The 3ha Vermacast farm is a joint venture with Mynoki giving the farm a supply of high quality organic matter in return for the land they use. The riparian areas are well fenced and planted in both native, fruit trees and exotic trees adding character to this already picturesque farm.Five dwellings are on farm including a recently renovated main home.The farm can be bought as a full going concern including a very full machinery catalogue.
Average rainfall for the area is 1500mm this year however is well ahead with 2500mm to date. Located just 12km south of Tokoroa and 53 km north of Taupo on State Highway 1
- Air Conditioning
- Built-In Wardrobes
- Close To Transport
466 ha / 1,151 acres
4 garage spaces
108 paddocks of 2.5 /4 hectares size. Rhyolite tracks well formed with culverts and well maintain two wire hot wire fencing from 4 units.
1500mm average already at 2500mm this year
Farm is supplied by 2 springs to four header tanks and fed throughout farm via 32mm pipe with 25mm laterals, there is a dosatron fitted at the cowshed. The five houses are fed separately from the springs. Application for 900 cows has been applied for to Environment Waikato
700 dairy cows 146 heifers, 30 carry overs, 150 calves, 9 bulls at present stocking rate is low.
6 day rd delivery