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31 May 2021
DairyNZ is encouraging Canterbury farmers to look out for each other and access support agencies for any assistance.
11 May 2021
Farmers preparing to graze livestock on fodder crops this winter are being encouraged to use a new checklist and other practical resources now available sector-wide.
29 April 2021
Dairy farmers at DairyNZ’s Farmers’ Forum have been challenged to take their world-leading farm systems and continue toward an increasingly sustainable future.
25 February 2021
New DairyNZ research shows farmers can identify ways to increase efficiency and reduce environmental footprint – but there will be challenges for some.
11 February 2021
Award-winning dairy farmer Fraser McGougan has been appointed chair of the DairyNZ Climate Change Ambassadors.
26 May 2020
Dairy farmers have just days left to vote on the milksolids levy – which closes 5pm Saturday, May 30.
20 May 2020
The deadline is looming for dairy farmers to have their say on the milksolids levy vote, which closes May 30.
12 May 2020
As an estimated 5000 dairy farm households New Zealand-wide prepare to move for the new dairy season, from June 1, information is available to help make this year’s shift during COVID-19 safe and easier.
06 May 2020
DairyNZ says today’s announcement of a $500,000 government fund for drought recovery will be appreciated by farmers in need of feed assistance, but says it highlights the need for long-term solutions.
06 May 2020
A solution has been found for Southland farmers who may require a new wintering consent, or variation, this year.
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.
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.
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