Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Yamanashi Prefectural Dairy Experiment Station
Director, TAKAHASHI Ryoichi
621-2 Nagasakakamijo, Nagasaka-cho, Kitakoma-gun, Yamanashi 408-0021 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (2)：
Subordinate facility name (1)：
Department of Grassland Environment
Department of Dairy Cattle and Beef Cattle
Shinoo Farm Field (hay production)
Purpose of establishment：
Yamanashi Prefectural Breeding Stock Farm was established in Shimogawara Cho, Kofu City, and the improvement operation was started on the livestock such as horse, cattle, sheep, and goat.
The Farm was moved to Tomioka, Hinoharu Mura, Kitakoma Gun (now Nagasaka Cho).
Sumiyoshi Branch, Yamanashi Prefectural Breeding Stock Farm was established in Sumiyoshi Mura, Hishiyamanashi Gun (now Sumiyoshi 2 Chome, Kofu City), and the improvement operation of pig and chicken was started.
The Farm was moved to the present site, and was renamed Yamanashi Prefectural Hinoharu Breeding Stock Farm. Sumiyoshi Branch became independent as Yamanashi Prefectural Sumiyoshi Breeding Stock Farm.
The name was changed to Yamanashi Prefectural Dairy Experiment Station.
Yamanashi Prefectural Dairy Experiment Station was founded
to promote the development of the livestock farming in the
prefecture, by conducting studies on domestic herbivore
such as dairy breed cattle, the breed improvement and
propagation, and on the forage crop. The results of the
studies are disseminated.
We conduct studies and breed improvement and propagation
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about the forage crop, dairy husbandry, and beef cattle.
The main fields are as follows:
Rearing of new breed of pasturage (perennial rye grass)
Cultivation of forage crop and improvement of utilization
Establishment of application technique of less-used and
Performance test of dairy breed cattle and beef cattle
Establishment of transplantation technology of cattle
Improvement of feeding and management technology of dairy
breed cattle and beef cattle
Examination of processing and use of livestock excreta