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16 December 2020
The annual New Zealand Dairy Statistics publication released today shows another record year for New Zealand’s dairy sector, with total milksolids production at a record high.
10 December 2020
DairyNZ agrees with the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton’s call for the Government to rethink how environmental research is funded in New Zealand.
02 December 2020
A new survey of farmers in Aparima, Southland, shows farms achieve better environmental results when they have Farm Environment Plans.
02 December 2020
DairyNZ shares the government’s ambition to reduce climate change emissions and today’s declaration of a climate emergency will further highlight the issue’s importance.
26 November 2020
Waikato dairy farm owners Peter & Vicki Risi are nailing it at being good bosses, and their team approach has continued paying off despite the Covid-19 restrictions.
26 November 2020
DairyNZ’s Flexible Milking Project is investigating the pros and cons of milking three times in two days (3-in-2). Bay of Plenty farmer Nick Dowson is one of several pilot farmers involved in the project who’ve adopted a full-season flexible milking strategy.
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.
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.
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.
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