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09 June 2022
Today’s primary sector report shows New Zealand dairy farmers have overcome the odds – despite rising input costs, labour shortages, fewer cows and less production they have still delivered for our national economy.
08 June 2022
Over 420 dairy farmers gathered in Oamaru on day one of the South Island’s largest dairy sector event – SIDE 2022 – to build their skills and discuss solutions to challenges facing the farming sector.
08 June 2022
Today’s primary sector recommendation to government, through the Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership – He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) – is a better solution to pricing agriculture emissions, according to DairyNZ.
12 April 2022
Sustained advocacy from the dairy sector has helped secure 500 more international workers to help on dairy farms, however, the Government’s border class exceptions still fall short of the sector’s 4,000 worker shortage.
08 April 2022
Insights into a significant challenge dairy farmers currently face – how to attract and retain great farm staff in a difficult labour market – will be shared by farmers and an HR specialist at a DairyNZ webinar on April 20.
02 March 2022
DairyNZ says the Government’s decision to allow just 300 more international dairy farm workers into New Zealand doesn’t do enough to help resolve the sector’s significant staff shortage.
18 February 2022
Due to high farmer interest, more than 15 extra online regional meetings are being added to the DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) agriculture emissions pricing roadshow.
09 February 2022
Farmers now have more time to have a say on designing a new emissions pricing option as an alternative to agriculture going into the NZ ETS.
04 February 2022
Today’s announcement on border changes brings much-needed clarity for dairy businesses.
31 January 2022
Farmers are urged to have their say on one of the biggest decisions facing agriculture this decade – how on-farm emissions will be priced from 2025.
24 January 2022
A young female farmer with a love of rural New Zealand is helping to launch DairyNZ’s latest campaign, which aims to give Kiwis a better understanding of what it means to be a dairy farmer.
Changes allow applications to open for more international dairy farm assistants, but MIQ still a barrier
19 January 2022
Applications are now open for dairy farmers to recruit much needed international workers including farm assistants and herd managers, under changes to a class exception scheme.
11 January 2022
New Zealand Animal Evaluation Limited (NZAEL) has appointed Andrew Fear as its new manager.
21 October 2021
A social media video launched by DairyNZ last week is strongly encouraging rural communities, particularly farmers, to get behind the nationwide drive for vaccinations.
13 October 2021
DairyNZ broadly supports the approach outlined in the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan discussion document, but will push hard for more R&D investment.
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