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09 September 2020
DairyNZ warmly welcome a government announcement that means some skilled migrant dairy farm employees will be able to return to New Zealand from overseas.
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.
17 July 2020
DairyNZ's latest Economic Survey 2018-19 shows dairy farmers had a reasonable year for operating profit and milk production, but farmers face a number of challenges – making cost control a key driver to help buffer dairy businesses against variable milk prices.
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.
30 April 2020
Take action now with these five focus areas for wintering in weather- and Covid-19-impacted areas.
29 April 2020
The Biosecurity Response Levy (M. bovis) rate for the 2020/21 dairy season has been set at 2.4 cents per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS), a reduction from the current rate of 2.9 cents per kgMS.
28 April 2020
Nationwide feed shortages are prompting DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand to encourage farmers to act now to secure next season’s performance.
23 April 2020
The government is consulting until 28 May 2020 on a proposed Organic Products Bill.
23 April 2020
It’s been a challenging few months on many farms. Drought affected several regions, including Waikato where I work as a Consulting Officer.
22 April 2020
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are pleased to see certainty provided by the Government today, that Moving Day – or Moving Week as it will likely be – can proceed from June 1 for thousands of dairy farmers nationwide.
16 April 2020
DairyNZ has welcomed the news that New Zealand’s greenhouse gas inventory has been updated to reflect new science on nitrous oxide emissions, which show that dairy cows and other livestock produce less emissions than previously estimated.
02 April 2020
A week into the COVID-19 lockdown, DairyNZ says dairy farmers are settling into life in lockdown but the sector’s focus remains on ensuring support for farms.
01 April 2020
The changes to be rolled out on employer-assisted work visa processes show that dairy farmers’ voices were heard.
01 April 2020
The kit’s ‘farming’ topic encourages learning through science, literacy, storytelling, numeracy, waiata, poetry, role play and artwork.
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