Displaying 1-15 of 23 Items , Filtered by May or Jul or Oct and 2020 or 2019 and Nth Waikato or Bay of Plenty or Canterbury / Nth Otago and Adverse Events or Environment or Feed or Media
12 October 2020
A series of local events will help farmers know their farm’s key numbers – both profit and environmental.
07 October 2020
Southern dairy farmers will have a front-row seat in designing, approving and testing a new wintering system in Southland.
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.
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.
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.
30 October 2019
Economic modelling by DairyNZ shows the proposed Essential Freshwater package could significantly harm New Zealand’s dairy sector and the wider national economy – by 2050, costing $6 billion per year.
24 October 2019
DairyNZ is welcoming today’s announcement that the Government have accepted the farming industry proposal – He waka eke noa - to build an enduring farm-level emission reduction framework in a partnership approach between the sector and government.
09 October 2019
DairyNZ are encouraging dairy farmers to get their submissions in now on the proposed Essential Freshwater Package – and there’s a template online to make it easier.
25 July 2019
Today, DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle appeared before Parliament’s Environment Select Committee to send a clear message to politicians – an unachievable 47 percent methane reduction target would be setting farmers up to fail.
01 July 2019
Waste milk has traditionally been fed to calves to dispose of milk that can’t be sent for supply, but is this a good idea?
01 July 2019
In theory, starch-based feeds increase the levels of hormones involved in fertility, but does that lead to improved reproduction?
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