Displaying 1-15 of 16 Items , Filtered by Apr or May or Jun or Jul or Sep or Oct or Dec and 2022 or 2018 and Northland or Nth Waikato or Canterbury / Nth Otago or Southland / Sth Otago and Adverse Events or Dairy Industry or Feed or People
05 August 2022
An award-winning Southland dairy farming couple say prioritising communication, time off and supporting their team are key to retaining staff.
20 July 2022
An executive with extensive international and New Zealand experience in dairy farm operations, business strategy, agricultural extension and training is heading up DairyNZ’s farm performance team.
08 July 2022
Farmers Ewen Mathieson and Ben Tosswill are working hard to protect their stock and the environment, by wintering well during the coldest months of the year.
06 July 2022
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and DairyNZ strongly urge the Government to adopt the primary sector’s agriculture emissions pricing solution – He Waka Eke Noa – in its full, proposed form.
23 June 2022
The dairy sector has launched a new workforce plan setting out how it will attract, retain and grow the farm workforce in the next decade.
17 June 2022
Kiwis are being encouraged to join the dairy sector, as one-third of dairy farms seek to fill vacancies.
09 June 2022
Today’s primary sector report shows New Zealand dairy farmers have overcome the odds – despite rising input costs, labour shortages, fewer cows and less production they have still delivered for our national economy.
08 June 2022
Over 420 dairy farmers gathered in Oamaru on day one of the South Island’s largest dairy sector event – SIDE 2022 – to build their skills and discuss solutions to challenges facing the farming sector.
08 June 2022
Today’s primary sector recommendation to government, through the Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership – He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) – is a better solution to pricing agriculture emissions, according to DairyNZ.
25 May 2022
Wetlands can help manage a farm’s environmental footprint and boost biodiversity – and a new NIWA-DairyNZ resource will help farms with wetland design and performance.
16 May 2022
DairyNZ says the Government’s R&D commitment of $339m to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions will help Kiwi dairy farmers remain high-performing.
02 May 2022
A diverse range of keynote speakers and workshops will offer inspired thinking to help solve farming challenges at the South Island’s largest dairy event – SIDE 2022, in Oamaru.
02 May 2022
DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ (B+LNZ) are taking farmer feedback on board and working hard to improve the agricultural emissions pricing options, including driving down the administration costs.
28 April 2022
Ongoing work by the farming sector has resulted in the Government making significant changes to make wintering rules much more practical on-farm, which is good news for farmers.
12 April 2022
Sustained advocacy from the dairy sector has helped secure 500 more international workers to help on dairy farms, however, the Government’s border class exceptions still fall short of the sector’s 4,000 worker shortage.
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