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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.
18 June 2020
Industry groups are encouraged by a council observation flight in Southland which suggests good practices are largely in place for the winter ahead.
16 June 2020
Recently released economic data shows dairy farmers continue to make a positive contribution to the economy throughout the COVID crisis, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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