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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.
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.
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.
31 May 2021
DairyNZ is encouraging Canterbury farmers to look out for each other and access support agencies for any assistance.
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.
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.
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