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27 November 2020
Canterbury farmers John and Michelle O’Connell have turned things around after a tough time with Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) in 2019.
Waikato dairy farm owners Peter & Vicki Risi are nailing it at being good bosses, and their team approach has continued paying off despite the Covid-19 restrictions.
DairyNZ’s Flexible Milking Project is investigating the pros and cons of milking three times in two days (3-in-2). Bay of Plenty farmer Nick Dowson is one of several pilot farmers involved in the project who’ve adopted a full-season flexible milking strategy.
22 July 2020
Today marks three years since Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand. Finding this bacteria here was a shock to the industry, and kicked off one of New Zealand’s largest ever biosecurity responses.
07 July 2020
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are pleased to see today’s government announcement that is extending employer assisted temporary work visas due to expire by the end of 2020.
24 June 2020
The Government and dairy sector have joined forces on a new campaign to support COVID-19 affected workers into a farming career, Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said.
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.
29 April 2020
DairyNZ says the Government’s $15m investment in rural broadband technology is welcomed as it will drive greater business efficiency and keep communities better connected.
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.
21 April 2020
Dairy farmers are encouraged to have their say in the milksolids levy vote 2020, which is now open for voting. It is a one-in-six year vote for industry good organisation, DairyNZ.
20 April 2020
Due to a scheduled rotation, DairyNZ seeks one independent director for the board.
17 April 2020
DairyNZ is now hosting online discussion groups where farmers can beam in via their computers from the comfort of their living rooms, offices or dairies. No need to take the gumboots off!
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