Displaying 1-15 of 20 Items , Filtered by May or Jun or Nov and 2021 or 2019 or 2018 and Sth Waikato or Taranaki or Top of SI / West Coast and Animals or Media
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.
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.
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.
28 November 2019
The latest New Zealand Dairy Statistics released today by DairyNZ and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) reveal farmers’ focus on productivity and efficiency is paying off with milk production increasing despite cow numbers stabilising.
04 November 2019
DairyNZ is encouraging farmers to check they meet new minimum standards included in an amended Dairy Cattle Code of Welfare.
01 November 2019
DairyNZ senior scientist Jane Lacy-Hulbert ‘hands’ you the answer.
20 June 2019
Cow breeds vary in their use of metabolisable energy for milk. This suggests that different cow breeds may offer farmers differing profit levels.
19 June 2019
On-farm technologies can measure individual cow performance and behaviour on a daily basis.
17 June 2019
Winter can be a challenging time for farmers. Rainfall and cold weather events inevitably make things wet underfoot and managing those conditions is particularly challenging for farms whose paddocks are home to animals.
13 June 2019
DairyNZ’s latest research indicates an ‘age at puberty’ trait has potential to increase the rate of genetic improvement in cow fertility.
10 June 2019
The latest news on Mycoplasma bovis.
06 June 2019
Are the heifers you choose to keep the ones you think they are?
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
29 May 2019
When it comes to rearing calves, Jilly Haywood knows a thing or two about the challenges involved.
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