20 May 2021
The Government’s Budget has missed the opportunity to give farmers the on-the-ground backing they need to continue innovating and enhancing sustainability, says DairyNZ.
11 May 2021
Farmers preparing to graze livestock on fodder crops this winter are being encouraged to use a new checklist and other practical resources now available sector-wide.
26 May 2020
Dairy farmers have just days left to vote on the milksolids levy – which closes 5pm Saturday, May 30.
20 May 2020
The deadline is looming for dairy farmers to have their say on the milksolids levy vote, which closes May 30.
14 May 2020
The Budget’s focus on jobs, infrastructure and the environment has hit the spot, but the devil will be in the detail for the dairy sector, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
12 May 2020
As an estimated 5000 dairy farm households New Zealand-wide prepare to move for the new dairy season, from June 1, information is available to help make this year’s shift during COVID-19 safe and easier.
08 May 2020
DairyNZ wants people who have lost jobs due to COVID-19 know there is plenty of work on dairy farms, especially in Waikato, Canterbury, Otago and Southland – and that they might well earn more than in their previous role.
06 May 2020
DairyNZ says today’s announcement of a $500,000 government fund for drought recovery will be appreciated by farmers in need of feed assistance, but says it highlights the need for long-term solutions.
06 May 2020
A solution has been found for Southland farmers who may require a new wintering consent, or variation, this year.
01 May 2020
With current global uncertainty limiting our ability to predict where the milk price will land, it is timely to plan how your business will survive and thrive next season.
29 May 2019
DairyNZ’s newly-released Economic Survey 2017-18 shows farmers have taken advantage of increased milk income to catch up on deferred farm maintenance and revisit capital expenditure, previously delayed due to lower milk prices.
27 May 2019
Kiwi cows are rock chicks, so a poll of dairy farmers around the country reveals.
24 May 2019
Winter is almost here and depending what the weather has in store, some dairy farmers will have challenges with wet conditions.
23 May 2019
Canterbury and Southland dairy farmers currently under active surveillance for Mycoplasma bovis are encouraged to access support and work with their grazier to develop a plan, as they send stock to winter grazing.
07 May 2019
Shifting the family farm down by two systems has been a business-saver for Waikato dairy farmer Alan Syme.
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