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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.
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.
03 July 2020
New guidance on the performance and design of constructed farm wetlands draws on local and international evidence to show how well-planned wetlands can reduce nitrates by 20 to 50 percent.
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.
29 April 2020
DairyNZ says the Government’s $15m investment in rural broadband technology is welcomed as it will drive greater business efficiency and keep communities better connected.
24 April 2020
DairyNZ is urging the Government’s Independent Climate Change Commission to bring our international emissions reduction targets in line with our domestic targets legislated in the Zero Carbon Act by taking a ‘split gas’ approach, chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says.
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.
17 April 2020
DairyNZ is now hosting online discussion groups where farmers can beam in via their computers from the comfort of their living rooms, offices or dairies. No need to take the gumboots off!
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.
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