Displaying 1-15 of 17 Items , Filtered by Apr or Sep and 2020 and Southland / Sth Otago and Adverse Events or Environment or Feed
30 September 2020
Farmers from Southland are encouraged to attend a winter cropping ‘Big Day Out’ field day on October 6.
28 September 2020
Sector body DairyNZ is encouraged by many of the pragmatic solutions being put on the table for agriculture policies to encourage sustainable, profitable farming.
08 September 2020
Yesterday (Monday 7 September) the Minister for the Environment David Parker and Minister of Primary Industries Damien O’Connor met with council executives, farming and sector leaders and Fish and Game Southland.
01 September 2020
New Zealand farmers can now assess the potential impact and investment of plantain, using OverseerFM.
30 April 2020
Take action now with these five focus areas for wintering in weather- and Covid-19-impacted areas.
29 April 2020
The Biosecurity Response Levy (M. bovis) rate for the 2020/21 dairy season has been set at 2.4 cents per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS), a reduction from the current rate of 2.9 cents per kgMS.
28 April 2020
Nationwide feed shortages are prompting DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand to encourage farmers to act now to secure next season’s performance.
24 April 2020
DairyNZ is urging the Government’s Independent Climate Change Commission to bring our international emissions reduction targets in line with our domestic targets legislated in the Zero Carbon Act by taking a ‘split gas’ approach, chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says.
23 April 2020
The government is consulting until 28 May 2020 on a proposed Organic Products Bill.
23 April 2020
It’s been a challenging few months on many farms. Drought affected several regions, including Waikato where I work as a Consulting Officer.
22 April 2020
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are pleased to see certainty provided by the Government today, that Moving Day – or Moving Week as it will likely be – can proceed from June 1 for thousands of dairy farmers nationwide.
16 April 2020
DairyNZ has welcomed the news that New Zealand’s greenhouse gas inventory has been updated to reflect new science on nitrous oxide emissions, which show that dairy cows and other livestock produce less emissions than previously estimated.
16 April 2020
The Our Freshwater 2020 report released today highlights New Zealand’s environmental challenges and where we can all play our part.
02 April 2020
A week into the COVID-19 lockdown, DairyNZ says dairy farmers are settling into life in lockdown but the sector’s focus remains on ensuring support for farms.
01 April 2020
The Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching programme delivered new knowledge, tools and technologies for forage production that can provide more than a 20 percent reduction in nitrate leaching from farming systems.
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