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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.
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.
22 July 2021
DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand are encouraged by reports of good winter grazing this year and farmers nudging other farmers to deliver on good practice too.
05 July 2021
Speakers from Ireland and New Zealand are coming together at the joint binational Pasture Summit forum this week. The local and international speakers will focus on whether pasture is still the way forward, providing interesting and topical discussions.
22 July 2020
Today marks three years since Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand. Finding this bacteria here was a shock to the industry, and kicked off one of New Zealand’s largest ever biosecurity responses.
07 July 2020
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are pleased to see today’s government announcement that is extending employer assisted temporary work visas due to expire by the end of 2020.
28 April 2020
Nationwide feed shortages are prompting DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand to encourage farmers to act now to secure next season’s performance.
01 April 2020
Find out what feed planning assistance is available to you.
21 January 2020
With many regions experiencing increasingly dry weather, DairyNZ has put together some tips for farmers managing through challenging conditions.
20 January 2020
Five Farmers' Forums being held across New Zealand in February and March will discuss the future of dairy farming.
23 July 2019
Young(est) Farmer of the Year talks about what’s invaluable and who he’d invite to help with the milking.
01 July 2019
Waste milk has traditionally been fed to calves to dispose of milk that can’t be sent for supply, but is this a good idea?
01 July 2019
In theory, starch-based feeds increase the levels of hormones involved in fertility, but does that lead to improved reproduction?
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