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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.
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.
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.
02 November 2021
DairyNZ is calling on the Government to partner with dairy farmers to achieve better outcomes, invest more in research and development, and stop overloading farmers with too many regulations.
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.
12 October 2020
A series of local events will help farmers know their farm’s key numbers – both profit and environmental.
07 October 2020
Southern dairy farmers will have a front-row seat in designing, approving and testing a new wintering system in Southland.
30 January 2020
DairyNZ General Manager for Responsible Dairy Jenny Cameron is urging Parliament’s Environment Select Committee to carefully consider the implications ETS legislation could have on farms, families and communities and how they manage the impact of the transition to a low-emissions economy.
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.
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.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
24 October 2019
DairyNZ is welcoming today’s announcement that the Government have accepted the farming industry proposal – He waka eke noa - to build an enduring farm-level emission reduction framework in a partnership approach between the sector and government.
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