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18 August 2020
DairyNZ has released its ten policy priorities for the 2020 election and its ‘The View from the Cow Shed’ report which provides policymakers with insight from the farm, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
13 August 2020
DairyNZ and partners have launched a new Rural Employee Support Hub, to provide information and help to farm employees so they have the best possible experiences and careers on farm.
13 August 2020
Dairy farmers with an interest in shaping the future of New Zealand’s dairy sector are invited to apply for two director roles with industry good body, DairyNZ.
05 August 2020
As the Government’s Action for Healthy Waterways becomes law, DairyNZ is turning its attention to what this now means on-farm.
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 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.
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
DairyNZ’s recent Dairy Environment Leaders’ Forum was an opportunity to show others that dairy farmers are responding to sector issues and policy direction, says chair Tracy Brown.
01 March 2020
How will the recent changes to bank capital requirements affect dairy farmers? We put some questions to the country’s five largest rural lenders.
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