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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.
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.
08 December 2021
From December, Kiwi dairy farmers will benefit from enhancements to the national animal genetic evaluation system when they select dairy bulls.
21 October 2021
A social media video launched by DairyNZ last week is strongly encouraging rural communities, particularly farmers, to get behind the nationwide drive for vaccinations.
13 October 2021
DairyNZ broadly supports the approach outlined in the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan discussion document, but will push hard for more R&D investment.
11 October 2021
DairyNZ is pleased by progress to improve winter grazing regulations but wants further changes so new rules are fair, practical and workable 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.
09 August 2021
A new DairyNZ and ACC project is looking at improving the health and safety of farmers, by reducing the occurrence of sprains and strains on-farm.
04 August 2021
Flood-affected farmers in the South Island are being encouraged to make use of livestock feed support services funded by MPI.
02 December 2020
A new survey of farmers in Aparima, Southland, shows farms achieve better environmental results when they have Farm Environment Plans.
02 December 2020
DairyNZ shares the government’s ambition to reduce climate change emissions and today’s declaration of a climate emergency will further highlight the issue’s importance.
26 November 2020
Waikato dairy farm owners Peter & Vicki Risi are nailing it at being good bosses, and their team approach has continued paying off despite the Covid-19 restrictions.
26 November 2020
DairyNZ’s Flexible Milking Project is investigating the pros and cons of milking three times in two days (3-in-2). Bay of Plenty farmer Nick Dowson is one of several pilot farmers involved in the project who’ve adopted a full-season flexible milking strategy.
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