Displaying 1-15 of 85 Items , Filtered by Feb or Jun or Oct and Adverse Events or Animals or Environment or Feed or People
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.
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.
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