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  • Cows grazing swedes
    Working group focused on clear advice

    18 September 2014

    The industry-led working group looking at the issues with swedes affecting dairy cattle in Southland says a key priority will be developing clear and agreed advice for farmers.

  • Crop
    Southland swede group underway

    16 September 2014

    A working group will co-ordinate research and advice for farmers following an issue with swedes affecting dairy cattle this season.

  • Crop
    Southland swedes affecting dairy cattle

    12 September 2014

    Farmers asked to be vigilant and assist with information gathering

  • Sharlene Charleston
    First people management consultant certified under new scheme

    09 September 2014

    Waikato farm consultant Sharlene Charleston received certification from the New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM) in a ceremony in Hamilton today.

  • Flooding
    Minimise the impact of the storms - focus on the coming season

    05 September 2014

    DairyNZ is encouraging Northland dairy farmers to take action to ensure that the impact of recent wet weather is not carried over into coming seasons.

  • Cow in field
    Five vying for DairyNZ director position

    02 September 2014

    Five nominations have been received for the farmer-elected director position on the DairyNZ board.

  • Cow in field
    Dairy database a step closer

    01 September 2014

    Industry body DairyNZ is welcoming news released to the NZX Alternative Market (NZAX) that the Minister for Primary Industries has formally granted consent for changes to animal genetics company Livestock Improvement Corporation’s (LIC) constitution.

  • Tick
    Theileriosis a calving risk

    01 September 2014

    Theileriosis is now widespread in the northern half of the North Island with the Hauraki Plains, south of Auckland and around Hamilton, and the west coast north of Raglan, being 'hot spots' for the disease.

  • David McCall
    DairyNZ reshapes senior roles

    13 August 2014

    DairyNZ has appointed David McCall to a new role of general manager of research and development as part of a plan to more closely integrate its research work with the products, tools, resources and services developed for farmers.

  • Northland storm
    Northland dairy farms recovering from storm

    12 August 2014

    Northland dairy farmers are in recovery mode after the devastating storms that battered the region in July.

  • Keep a close eye on farm costs, says DairyNZ

    30 July 2014

    Dairy farmers should pay close attention to farm costs this season...

  • Barbara Kuriger
    Director election for DairyNZ

    29 July 2014

    Nominations will open next month for a new farmer-elected director for DairyNZ's board following the resignation of current board member Barbara Kuriger.

  • Storm
    Northland farmers facing clean up decisions

    19 July 2014

    Industry body DairyNZ is organising a series of community support meetings for farmers and their advisors in Northland this coming week to aid recovery and discuss how to be more prepared when severe weather events hit the region.

  • Cow in field
    Dairy cash cow for regional economies

    14 July 2014

    New Zealand’s regional economies are milking the dairy industry, taking $14.3 billion in total in 2013-14 - a 40 percent increase in earnings - DairyNZ figures show.

  • Andy Somerville
    New CEO for primary industry alliance

    14 July 2014

    Andy Somerville has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for the Primary Industry Capability Alliance (PICA).