Sizing up their first contract milking opportunity, Southland dairy farmers Colin and Chelsey from C & C Dairies Limited needed quick access to additional funds to make it happen. Learn how Colin and Chelsey's application for a six-figure line of credit was pre-approved in just three days.
When banks won't lend, it's the place of other institutions to step in. Figured Lending was recently featured in the NZ Dairy Exporter publication. See how Figured Lending is changing the game when it comes to funding the needs of New Zealand's agri sector.
Considering going contract milking but not sure what your typical contract might net you? Try our handy tool to see what income and expenses you might need to consider. Plus, what's left over for finance costs and potential profit.
Upskill yourself and your team with free dairy training. From short courses and workshops to full programmes for formal qualifications, Dairy Training provides something for everyone.
Dairy Training Limited has been supporting farmers with training since 2002 and, as a subsidiary of DairyNZ, they have industry good at the core of what they do.
DairyNZ's contract milking premium calculator compares the profitability of contract milking with managing a farm. The difference between the two is the premium that a contract milker requires to account for the extra risk and responsibility of running the farm and managing their own business.