26 June 2020
How can you minimise the risks of introducing new diseases or parasites when bringing stock into your farm ‘bubble’ from another farm ‘bubble’? DairyNZ’s Nita Harding explains.
26 June 2020
Ten Kiwi dairy farmers who have shown exceptional care for the environment were recently recognised with a DairyNZ Sustainability and Stewardship Award as part of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
22 June 2020
DairyNZ’s Jane Lacy-Hulbert explains how farmers can use a ‘traffic light’ approach to manage mastitis and help reduce antibiotic use.
18 June 2020
Industry groups are encouraged by a council observation flight in Southland which suggests good practices are largely in place for the winter ahead.
17 June 2020
Despite being impacted by tough drought conditions, dairy farmer Chris Davison cannot wipe the smile off his face, nor can his wife Rachel, or his mum or twin brother.
16 June 2020
Recently released economic data shows dairy farmers continue to make a positive contribution to the economy throughout the COVID crisis, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
04 June 2020
Before COVID-19, farmers might have met for group discussions on a nearby farm, but on June 11 dairy farm employers nationwide will go online to fine-tune what they already know about being a good boss and holding on to valued staff.
03 June 2020
Levy paying dairy farmers have voted to continue the sector's milksolids levy.
30 March 2020
The deadline for lodging appeals on the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan has been extended to Friday 8 May 2020.
27 March 2020
The M. bovis programme is continuing to operate as an essential service under the current COVID-19 restrictions.
18 March 2020
Dairy farmers are invited to find out more about research into flexible milking and its benefits at a free online DairyNZ webinar on Monday, March 30.
12 March 2020
‘Smart Wintering’ events getting underway in Southland and Otago in March and April will help farmers continue setting their systems up for a successful winter.
02 March 2020
New research into fodder beet shows the crop can be a key part of dairy farm systems – but should make up no more than 30 percent of lactating cows’ diet and 60 percent for non-lactating cows.
01 March 2020
The key to successful grazing of a winter crop is to start your planning early, as DairyNZ animal and feed developer Maitland Manning explains.
01 March 2020
DairyNZ’s Jac McGowan joins a truck driver for the day, to see for herself why carefully preparing and managing cows before and during transport is so important.
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