Essential tools for good business planning

Summer management tips

Optimise feed allocation with the FeedChecker tool

Flexible milking options

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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.

What's new

RAS list – now updated

Check out the latest Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list – brought to you by NZAEL who are working to help you breed more productive and efficient cows.

View RAS list

Farmers share their tactics on how to manage uncertainty on-farm

Within the latest issue of Inside Dairy, farmers from across the country share their tips on managing the known while factoring in the unexpected.

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Looking to create a great workplace and reduce costs?

Take the Waste Hunt Challenge – a 6 step process you can work through with your team to help identify and remove waste & cost from your day-to-day operations.

Waste Hunt

Farmers share their top tips for budgeting

Farmers across the country share their advice on farming in the current economic environment, and how they are managing. 

Budgeting tips

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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Pasture-based partnership to grow knowledge of methane emissions

Media releases

2 min. read

21 Feb 2024

People Expo provides insights to dairy workforce trends

Media releases

2 min. read

21 Feb 2024

Upcoming events

We’re calling on policymakers to address the challenges dairy farmers are facing. 

Dairy farmers play an important role in New Zealand communities and the economy. DairyNZ’s View from the Cowshed survey for 2023 highlights the significant impact external factors are having on farmers. 

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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.

+ $67m


In 2021/22 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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Hosted events

We host a range of tailored regional events that give farmers the opportunity to share their experiences and discuss what other farmers are dealing with.

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Regional offices

It’s important that we keep connected into regions and communities across New Zealand ensure we take a whole-system view when developing solutions for farmers.

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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.

Community at heart for multi-tasking Kiwi dairy farmer

Dairy farmers like Rachel are going further for their communities. Read her story for a glimpse into her life.

Heart of the Community