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06 November 2019
DairyNZ Chief Executive Dr Tim Mackle is describing the Zero Carbon Bill as a 'mixed bag' for farmers, while urging all political parties to work together to find consensus on a pathway forward.
04 November 2019
Dairy farmers are invited to come along to a series of local meetings to share their views on what the future focus of DairyNZ should be.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
28 June 2019
New Zealand’s farming sector is focused on improving winter grazing and eliminating practices which impact on the environment and animal welfare.
20 June 2019
Cow breeds vary in their use of metabolisable energy for milk. This suggests that different cow breeds may offer farmers differing profit levels.
19 June 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is welcoming yesterday’s announcement of the Farm Debt Mediation Bill as an example of an initiative that will mean a lot to farmers who may be feeling financial pressure.
17 June 2019
Winter can be a challenging time for farmers. Rainfall and cold weather events inevitably make things wet underfoot and managing those conditions is particularly challenging for farms whose paddocks are home to animals.
14 June 2019
The Rankin dairy farming family from Taranaki rock, so the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern found out at Fieldays.
13 June 2019
Ben Fisher, farm manager at DairyNZ’s Scott Farm, explains how his team’s combined focus on farming and research provides them with unique challenges and rewards.
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
31 May 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget, saying he hopes the increased frontline services for mental health will include sufficient support for rural communities.
30 May 2019
New Zealand dairy products help to support an improved quality of life for many, and, in some instances, to support life its very self. In other places our dairy products are more about pleasing palates, discerning ones at that.
29 May 2019
When it comes to rearing calves, Jilly Haywood knows a thing or two about the challenges involved.
28 May 2019
Thousands of people from around the world will converge at Mystery Creek in Hamilton for the annual National Agricultural Fieldays in June. We’ll be part of the action in four different areas.
29 March 2019
Dairy farmers who have been affected by severe flooding on the West Coast are being encouraged to reach out for help, if they need it.
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