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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.
16 November 2021
DairyNZ launches an online Farmers’ Forum Series next week which will take a deep dive into issues affecting farmers, providing insights to help inform future on-farm decisions.
11 November 2021
An independent review of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme has found it is on track to achieve a world-first eradication and makes recommendations to improve the wider biosecurity system.
03 November 2021
Dairy sector partners are calling on the Government to allow 1500 international dairy workers into New Zealand in 2022 to help meet the sector’s workforce shortfall, if borders continue to remain closed.
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.
30 November 2020
Eradication of Mycoplasma bovis is going to plan, but we have a way to go yet.
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.
24 June 2020
The Government and dairy sector have joined forces on a new campaign to support COVID-19 affected workers into a farming career, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said.
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.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
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?
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