Displaying 1-15 of 61 Items , Filtered by May or Jun or Jul and Nth Waikato or Bay of Plenty or Lower NI or Canterbury / Nth Otago and Environment or Financials or People
18 June 2021
The two-day South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) is one of the biggest dairy events, run by farmers for farmers, and is being held on June 22-23 in Ashburton.
16 June 2021
A new $22 million research initiative is underway to help dairy farmers improve freshwater quality – through using plantain pastures.
10 June 2021
Federated Farmers and DairyNZ are extremely relieved the government has recognised the crippling shortage of workers in the dairy industry by approving 200 skilled people to cross the border.
01 June 2021
As global World Milk Day (June 1) gets underway, New Zealand dairy farmers continue to play a key role in a post-Covid economy, as a sustainable producer of milk for the world.
31 May 2021
As the Independent Climate Change Commission deliver their final advice, DairyNZ are calling on the Government to deliver not only a pragmatic emissions reduction plan – but the funding and support to achieve it too.
27 May 2021
Dairy farmers are being encouraged to attend this year’s SIDE event, to take advantage of a range of practical workshops.
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.
15 May 2021
A Government announcement yesterday enabling the formation of a Workforce Development Council for people, food and fibre is a positive step for the dairy sector, 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.
17 July 2020
DairyNZ's latest Economic Survey 2018-19 shows dairy farmers had a reasonable year for operating profit and milk production, but farmers face a number of challenges – making cost control a key driver to help buffer dairy businesses against variable milk prices.
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.
03 July 2020
New guidance on the performance and design of constructed farm wetlands draws on local and international evidence to show how well-planned wetlands can reduce nitrates by 20 to 50 percent.
26 June 2020
Ten Kiwi dairy farmers who have shown exceptional care for the environment were recently recognised with a DairyNZ Sustainability and Stewardship Award as part of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
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.
18 June 2020
Industry groups are encouraged by a council observation flight in Southland which suggests good practices are largely in place for the winter ahead.
Update your details
Update your details with DairyNZ to receive the latest dairy industry news and ensure you have access to the latest tools and resources.
Sign up for DairyNZ email newsletters including regional updates, focus farm updates and specialist newsletters.
If you have a media enquiry please contact Vanessa Feaver on 027 836 6295.
Getting started with social media
DairyNZ’s social media 101 guide has been designed for farmers who want to get started on social media.
Picture this guide
DairyNZ's farmer photography guide provides tips and techniques to help farmers take great photos and short videos using smartphones.