Displaying 1-15 of 15 Items , Filtered by May or Dec and 2021 or 2020 and Bay of Plenty or Lower NI or Canterbury / Nth Otago and Animals or Dairy Industry or Feed or People
09 December 2021
Strong financial management, grazing management and people management skills will help dairy farmers buffer rising input costs and produce milk more efficiently.
08 December 2021
From December, Kiwi dairy farmers will benefit from enhancements to the national animal genetic evaluation system when they select dairy bulls.
02 December 2021
Kiwi dairy farmers hit a new high for milk production last season with fewer cows, showing that a focus on breeding higher performing cows is paying off.
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.
16 December 2020
The annual New Zealand Dairy Statistics publication released today shows another record year for New Zealand’s dairy sector, with total milksolids production at a record high.
10 December 2020
DairyNZ agrees with the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton’s call for the Government to rethink how environmental research is funded in New Zealand.
02 December 2020
A new survey of farmers in Aparima, Southland, shows farms achieve better environmental results when they have Farm Environment Plans.
02 December 2020
DairyNZ shares the government’s ambition to reduce climate change emissions and today’s declaration of a climate emergency will further highlight the issue’s importance.
26 November 2020
Waikato dairy farm owners Peter & Vicki Risi are nailing it at being good bosses, and their team approach has continued paying off despite the Covid-19 restrictions.
26 November 2020
DairyNZ’s Flexible Milking Project is investigating the pros and cons of milking three times in two days (3-in-2). Bay of Plenty farmer Nick Dowson is one of several pilot farmers involved in the project who’ve adopted a full-season flexible milking strategy.
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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