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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.
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.
08 April 2022
Insights into a significant challenge dairy farmers currently face – how to attract and retain great farm staff in a difficult labour market – will be shared by farmers and an HR specialist at a DairyNZ webinar on April 20.
09 December 2021
Strong financial management, grazing management and people management skills will help dairy farmers buffer rising input costs and produce milk more efficiently.
08 December 2021
From December, Kiwi dairy farmers will benefit from enhancements to the national animal genetic evaluation system when they select dairy bulls.
02 December 2021
Kiwi dairy farmers hit a new high for milk production last season with fewer cows, showing that a focus on breeding higher performing cows is paying off.
21 October 2021
A social media video launched by DairyNZ last week is strongly encouraging rural communities, particularly farmers, to get behind the nationwide drive for vaccinations.
13 October 2021
DairyNZ broadly supports the approach outlined in the Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan discussion document, but will push hard for more R&D investment.
11 October 2021
DairyNZ is pleased by progress to improve winter grazing regulations but wants further changes so new rules are fair, practical and workable on-farm.
08 September 2021
Dairy farmers can vote soon on who will join DairyNZ’s Board. From September 20, levy paying dairy farmers will have the opportunity to vote for their preferred candidate in this year’s DairyNZ Board of Director election.
28 July 2021
DairyNZ supports all farmers having freshwater farm plans but says the Government must recognise high quality planning already done by farmers.
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