Displaying 1-15 of 19 Items , Filtered by Jun and 2021 or 2019 or 2018 and Northland or Taranaki or Top of SI / West Coast and Environment or Feed 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 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
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is welcoming yesterday’s announcement of the Farm Debt Mediation Bill as an example of an initiative that will mean a lot to farmers who may be feeling financial pressure.
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.
14 June 2019
The Rankin dairy farming family from Taranaki rock, so the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern found out at Fieldays.
13 June 2019
Ben Fisher, farm manager at DairyNZ’s Scott Farm, explains how his team’s combined focus on farming and research provides them with unique challenges and rewards.
Dairy farmers Mark and Jennifer McDonald began beautifying the landscape on their 138-hectare Methven dairy farm a decade ago.
06 June 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is encouraging dairy farmers to speak up and make a submission on the Government’s proposed Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill.
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
31 May 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle has welcomed funding announced in yesterday’s Budget for the Sustainable Land Use Package but will be watching closely to ensure announcements translate to real and tangible support for farmers and the wider rural sector to help meet ambitious Government targets.
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