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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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