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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.
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.
26 February 2020
Taranaki farmers will have the opportunity to hear about shifting to autumn calving at DairyNZ’s Farmers’ Forum on March 11.
24 February 2020
With flexible milking systems becoming increasingly popular, new research into ‘three in two’ milking indicating that farmers and their staff could benefit from this system will be presented at DairyNZ’s upcoming Canterbury Farmers’ Forum.
20 February 2020
Research into wintering crops and infrastructure, along with ways to meet recommended practice, will be shared at DairyNZ’s Farmers’ Forum in Southland on March 3.
12 February 2020
Dairy farmers are being encouraged to make a submission on a new biodiversity proposal which may affect them, and share their views on the best way to enhance and protect biodiversity on-farm.
10 February 2020
Auckland jewellers Mark and Pamela Beckett are showing their love for New Zealand dairy farmers by giving away a two-carat diamond valued at $12,000.
10 February 2020
Waikato dairy farmers will hear about practical on-farm strategies to reduce nitrogen (N) losses and greenhouse gas emissions, as part of DairyNZ’s Farmers’ Forum on February 19.
05 February 2020
With swollen rivers still rising in some areas, DairyNZ reports that more than 100 dairy farms in Southland and South Otago are being severely impacted by the extensive flooding in the region.
05 February 2020
A Northland research trial evaluating outcomes of supplement feed on dairy farms, will be showcased at an upcoming DairyNZ Farmers’ Forum on February 18.
03 February 2020
If you have indigenous vegetation, wetlands or indigenous fauna on your farm - you could be affected by these proposals. Find out more.
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