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28 July 2021
DairyNZ supports all farmers having freshwater farm plans but says the Government must recognise high quality planning already done by farmers.
22 July 2021
DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand are encouraged by reports of good winter grazing this year and farmers nudging other farmers to deliver on good practice too.
08 July 2021
Applications are now being taken by DairyNZ for dairy farmers applying for border class exception which could see 200 dairy farm workers and their families come into the country.
05 July 2021
Speakers from Ireland and New Zealand are coming together at the joint binational Pasture Summit forum this week. The local and international speakers will focus on whether pasture is still the way forward, providing interesting and topical discussions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
28 May 2020
Sector feedback has resulted in significant change to the Government’s Essential Freshwater package but there is still a sting in the tail, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
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