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28 April 2022
Ongoing work by the farming sector has resulted in the Government making significant changes to make wintering rules much more practical on-farm, which is good news for farmers.
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.
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.
27 January 2022
DairyNZ technical experts have reviewed the science underpinning Southland’s water quality limit setting process.
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.
09 December 2021
Strong financial management, grazing management and people management skills will help dairy farmers buffer rising input costs and produce milk more efficiently.
08 December 2021
From December, Kiwi dairy farmers will benefit from enhancements to the national animal genetic evaluation system when they select dairy bulls.
02 December 2021
Kiwi dairy farmers hit a new high for milk production last season with fewer cows, showing that a focus on breeding higher performing cows is paying off.
26 August 2021
Proposed changes to winter grazing regulations released by Government today appear to be a sensible step forward, but DairyNZ will review the fine print to help deliver rules that work on-farm.
17 August 2021
Dairy farmers with a strong interest in supporting the sector’s success are encouraged to apply for a position on DairyNZ’s board. Nominations are now open for one farmer to join the board.
12 August 2021
Industry good organisation DairyNZ endorses further redevelopment of Overseer to continue its role helping optimise farm systems to protect water quality, farm viability and economy.
10 August 2021
A new UN climate change report highlights why it’s so important New Zealand’s dairy sector keeps producing the world’s lowest-emissions milk.
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