Displaying 1-15 of 29 Items , Filtered by Jan or May or Jun or Nov and 2019 and Nth Waikato and Feed or People
20 January 2020
Five Farmers' Forums being held across New Zealand in February and March will discuss the future of dairy farming.
29 November 2019
The DairyNZ Dairy Environment Leaders are hosting their 7th Annual farmer-led forum in Wellington from 2 – 4 December with a firm focus on supporting communities and embracing change, says DEL Chairwoman Tracy Brown.
28 November 2019
The latest New Zealand Dairy Statistics released today by DairyNZ and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) reveal farmers’ focus on productivity and efficiency is paying off with milk production increasing despite cow numbers stabilising.
06 November 2019
DairyNZ Chief Executive Dr Tim Mackle is describing the Zero Carbon Bill as a 'mixed bag' for farmers, while urging all political parties to work together to find consensus on a pathway forward.
04 November 2019
Dairy farmers are invited to come along to a series of local meetings to share their views on what the future focus of DairyNZ should be.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
20 June 2019
Cow breeds vary in their use of metabolisable energy for milk. This suggests that different cow breeds may offer farmers differing profit levels.
19 June 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is welcoming yesterday’s announcement of the Farm Debt Mediation Bill as an example of an initiative that will mean a lot to farmers who may be feeling financial pressure.
17 June 2019
Winter can be a challenging time for farmers. Rainfall and cold weather events inevitably make things wet underfoot and managing those conditions is particularly challenging for farms whose paddocks are home to animals.
14 June 2019
The Rankin dairy farming family from Taranaki rock, so the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern found out at Fieldays.
13 June 2019
Ben Fisher, farm manager at DairyNZ’s Scott Farm, explains how his team’s combined focus on farming and research provides them with unique challenges and rewards.
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
31 May 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget, saying he hopes the increased frontline services for mental health will include sufficient support for rural communities.
30 May 2019
New Zealand dairy products help to support an improved quality of life for many, and, in some instances, to support life its very self. In other places our dairy products are more about pleasing palates, discerning ones at that.
29 May 2019
DairyNZ’s newly-released Economic Survey 2017-18 shows farmers have taken advantage of increased milk income to catch up on deferred farm maintenance and revisit capital expenditure, previously delayed due to lower milk prices.
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