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.
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.
04 June 2020
Before COVID-19, farmers might have met for group discussions on a nearby farm, but on June 11 dairy farm employers nationwide will go online to fine-tune what they already know about being a good boss and holding on to valued staff.
29 November 2019
The DairyNZ Dairy Environment Leaders are hosting their 7th Annual farmer-led forum in Wellington from 2 – 4 December with a firm focus on supporting communities and embracing change, says DEL Chairwoman Tracy Brown.
28 November 2019
The latest New Zealand Dairy Statistics released today by DairyNZ and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) reveal farmers’ focus on productivity and efficiency is paying off with milk production increasing despite cow numbers stabilising.
06 November 2019
DairyNZ Chief Executive Dr Tim Mackle is describing the Zero Carbon Bill as a 'mixed bag' for farmers, while urging all political parties to work together to find consensus on a pathway forward.
04 November 2019
Dairy farmers are invited to come along to a series of local meetings to share their views on what the future focus of DairyNZ should be.
01 November 2019
We all want our dairy farms to be highly attractive workplaces – but how do we get there?
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.
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
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