Displaying 1-15 of 21 Items , Filtered by Jan or Jul or Aug and 2018 and All regions or Nth Waikato or Taranaki or Southland / Sth Otago
04 September 2018
Emissions prices suggested by the Productivity Commission would see a significant impact on the New Zealand agricultural sector if the sector faced a full emissions price under the Emissions Trading Scheme without a technological solution to reduce methane emissions.
15 August 2018
What’s the best way to keep your pasture cover on track this spring? And when is pasture enough, or not enough? DairyNZ feed developer Sally Peel provides some timely advice.
13 August 2018
At Tainui Dairies near Morrinsville, taking a whanau-centred approach to the calving season ensures everyone in the team is motivated and healthy.
08 August 2018
DairyNZ senior scientist Kevin Macdonald, set to retire after nearly 50 years’ service to the dairy sector, brings a final reminder on the value of the Spring Rotation Planner.
06 August 2018
We know pasture management during calving is a key driver of profit, but with a long list of jobs at calving it’s crucial everyone on the team plays their part.
02 August 2018
Positive, productive employees are at the heart of any successful business, says DairyNZ’s people team manager Jane Muir.
01 August 2018
Dairy farmers with governance and leadership experience, and a keen eye on the sector’s future, are encouraged to consider a role on DairyNZ's Board of Directors.
29 July 2018
Farming on the Watson properties has become simpler and easier to replicate in recent years. That’s thanks to Ben and Tim Watson’s decision to re-focus their three North Island farm businesses on growing more grass and reducing their reliance on imported supplements.
29 July 2018
A recent nationwide DairyNZ education project saw students turn detectives, discovering the similarities and differences between their urban and rural life.
27 July 2018
With the news today of John Wilson’s resignation following health issues, Jim van der Poel, DairyNZ Chair comments “we are very saddened to hear of John Wilson’s recent health challenge and subsequent resignation as Chair of Fonterra.
23 July 2018
Chloe Mackle was scared of the dark and anything that moved – but when she was challenged to try dairy farming, she decided to go for it.
19 July 2018
Methane inhibitors are looking like one of the most promising tools to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
18 July 2018
Managing and reducing dairy cows’ methane emissions is crucial to the future of sustainable and profitable dairy farming in New Zealand.
16 July 2018
DairyNZ is leading a seven-year research project that aims to breed cattle with less nitrogen in their urine. This research could reduce sector-wide nitrate leaching by 20 percent, as DairyNZ geneticist Mark Camara explains.
16 July 2018
DairyNZ’s Forage Value Index (FVI) helps farmers choose the best-performing grasses for their region using its simple five-star rating system. Trials have now started to test the FVI systems under realistic dairy farm management conditions, as DairyNZ senior scientist Cáthal Wims explains.
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