Displaying 1-15 of 16 Items , Filtered by Jun or Jul or Sep and 2020 and Nth Waikato or Top of SI / West Coast and Adverse Events or Career or Environment or People
30 September 2020
Farmers from Southland are encouraged to attend a winter cropping ‘Big Day Out’ field day on October 6.
30 September 2020
Two DairyNZ events for West Coast dairy farmers will host Sir John Kirwan on October 7-8, when he will share his experience with depression while doing the career he loved.
28 September 2020
Sector body DairyNZ is encouraged by many of the pragmatic solutions being put on the table for agriculture policies to encourage sustainable, profitable farming.
21 September 2020
To mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week in New Zealand, the dairy sector is calling for rural mental health to be a priority.
09 September 2020
DairyNZ warmly welcome a government announcement that means some skilled migrant dairy farm employees will be able to return to New Zealand from overseas.
08 September 2020
Yesterday (Monday 7 September) the Minister for the Environment David Parker and Minister of Primary Industries Damien O’Connor met with council executives, farming and sector leaders and Fish and Game Southland.
01 September 2020
New Zealand farmers can now assess the potential impact and investment of plantain, using OverseerFM.
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.
26 June 2020
Ten Kiwi dairy farmers who have shown exceptional care for the environment were recently recognised with a DairyNZ Sustainability and Stewardship Award as part of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
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.
18 June 2020
Industry groups are encouraged by a council observation flight in Southland which suggests good practices are largely in place for the winter ahead.
17 June 2020
Despite being impacted by tough drought conditions, dairy farmer Chris Davison cannot wipe the smile off his face, nor can his wife Rachel, or his mum or twin brother.
16 June 2020
Recently released economic data shows dairy farmers continue to make a positive contribution to the economy throughout the COVID crisis, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
Update your details
Update your details with DairyNZ to receive the latest dairy industry news and ensure you have access to the latest tools and resources.
Sign up for DairyNZ email newsletters including regional updates, focus farm updates and specialist newsletters.
If you have a media enquiry please contact Vanessa Feaver on 027 836 6295.
Getting started with social media
DairyNZ’s social media 101 guide has been designed for farmers who want to get started on social media.
Picture this guide
DairyNZ's farmer photography guide provides tips and techniques to help farmers take great photos and short videos using smartphones.