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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
01 July 2019
Lye Farm manager Bruce Sugar’s team supports the science while keeping both farm and cows in top shape.
01 July 2019
Dozens of students recently joined up with DairyNZ, local farmers and community groups to carry out riparian planting on a Kakanui farm.
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.
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