Displaying 1-15 of 23 Items , Filtered by Apr or Jul or Oct and 2018 and All regions or Sth Waikato or Lower NI or Top of SI / West Coast or Canterbury / Nth Otago and Animals or Environment or Feed or People
30 October 2018
DairyNZ is encouraging dairy farmers to make a submission on the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) latest consultation on how the NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing) scheme can be improved.
29 October 2018
All dairy farmers are invited to attend the first joint New Zealand and Ireland Pasture Summit in November in New Zealand.
18 October 2018
Dozens of scientists and more than 2000 farmers have been working together to improve cow fertility in New Zealand dairy cows.
12 October 2018
Udder health and milk quality are important to farm productivity and profitability.
08 October 2018
Canterbury farmer Cole Groves is finding simple but effective ways to improve efficiency, accuracy, environmental protection and the wellbeing of his staff and animals.
08 October 2018
DairyNZ supports the Government’s plans to amend the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management and introduce a new National Environmental Standard says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.
05 October 2018
Under the current state of heightened biosecurity in New Zealand, DairyNZ has been hearing that some farmers are considering extending their use of artificial breeding (AB).
04 October 2018
DairyNZ is pleased to see that the majority of water quality indicators measured in the latest LAWA water quality report, more monitored sites are showing signs of improving trends than degrading over the past 10 years.
03 October 2018
Dairy farmers are using a range of tactics including due diligence, quarantine, and virgin bulls, to keep their cows and farms safe from Mycoplasma bovis this mating season.
02 October 2018
Since switching to once-a-day milking 10 years ago to help streamline an expanded business, Leo Vollebregt has seen many improvements for both animals and people.
27 September 2018
St Teresa’s School in Bluff went from seaside to countryside recently, as part of DairyNZ’s school farm visit service.
23 July 2018
Chloe Mackle was scared of the dark and anything that moved – but when she was challenged to try dairy farming, she decided to go for it.
19 July 2018
Methane inhibitors are looking like one of the most promising tools to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.
18 July 2018
Managing and reducing dairy cows’ methane emissions is crucial to the future of sustainable and profitable dairy farming in New Zealand.
16 July 2018
DairyNZ is leading a seven-year research project that aims to breed cattle with less nitrogen in their urine. This research could reduce sector-wide nitrate leaching by 20 percent, as DairyNZ geneticist Mark Camara explains.
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