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Setting up for spring calving

Feeding newborn calves

Optimise spring pasture with the Spring Rotation Planner

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Our purpose

Learn more about DairyNZ’s purpose, and what progressing a positive future for New Zealand dairy farming means to us.

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Prolonged wet weather?

Whether your cows are your cows are on crop or grass, there are options to improve conditions for them.

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DairyNZ adopts a new strategy from 1 June

We’re adopting a more focused approach in how we deliver value for farmers and the sector.

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Latest economic update with new season forecasts

Discover economic insights, tips for forecasting spend and budgeting on farm in our new Talking Dairy podcast.

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Upcoming events

Researching options to reduce methane emissions

Finding new ways to help reduce on-farm methane emissions while staying profitable is a priority for farmers, and for our research team.

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About us

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Years of science

We’re proud to be working alongside farmers to provide science solutions to farming challenges for more than 15 years.

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In 2022/23 DairyNZ invested $67.25m into programmes and projects that support profitable and sustainable dairy farming, and continue to progress the positive future of our sector.

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Tools and resources

We have a breadth of useful tools and resources available to help farmers run their business throughout the seasons. They are tried and tested and have been developed using the latest science and research.

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Research partners

Working together with others in the sector is an important part of how we collaborate to solve the longer-term challenges.

Keep a spring in your step

Sprains and strains are common injuries, especially during busy times. Together, with farmers, we've developed innovative solutions to help you keep a spring in your step this calving season.

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