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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.
22 July 2021
DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand are encouraged by reports of good winter grazing this year and farmers nudging other farmers to deliver on good practice too.
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.
05 July 2021
Speakers from Ireland and New Zealand are coming together at the joint binational Pasture Summit forum this week. The local and international speakers will focus on whether pasture is still the way forward, providing interesting and topical discussions.
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.
17 July 2020
DairyNZ's latest Economic Survey 2018-19 shows dairy farmers had a reasonable year for operating profit and milk production, but farmers face a number of challenges – making cost control a key driver to help buffer dairy businesses against variable milk prices.
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.
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.
25 July 2019
Today, DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle appeared before Parliament’s Environment Select Committee to send a clear message to politicians – an unachievable 47 percent methane reduction target would be setting farmers up to fail.
23 July 2019
This week, dairy farmers nationwide will receive information from DairyNZ about the Biosecurity Response Levy being set at 2.9 cents per kilogram of milksolids for the 2019-20 year.
23 July 2019
Young(est) Farmer of the Year talks about what’s invaluable and who he’d invite to help with the milking.
19 July 2019
DairyNZ endorses a renewed focus on improving biosecurity in New Zealand, following the announcement by Government today.
04 July 2019
The Mycoplasma bovis Programme has accepted almost all of the recommendations from two reviews into a backlog of trace animal movements, and the surge of activity to process them, in the lead up to Moving Day and winter movements.
01 July 2019
For Northland farmers Mark and Vicki Meyer, keeping their cows thriving starts with keeping their farm team thriving, even in the busy winter months.
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