Glenarlea Farms is a dairy farm operation based amid the rolling farmland of Central Southland. With a cool temperate climate and reliable summer rainfall, its 352 hectares receive an average annual rainfall of 1,180mm.
The farm is home to 900 dairy cows and a centrally located milking shed with the longest cow walk about 1,700 metres.
Glenarlea Farms was the winner of the Fortuna Group Financial Management Award in 2014. The winning continued for Glenarlea in 2016 when they took away the Keep Me Safe award and Glenarlea team member, Declan Hoban won the Staff excellence award. Glenarlea was back in the winners circle in 2019 when they won the Keep Me Safe award and the Financial Management award.
Owned and operated by Fortuna Group since the June 2012.
Isla Bank district, Central Southland
Title area: 330ha. Effective area: 323ha (94%)
900 dairy cows