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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.
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.
31 October 2019
DairyNZ's submission on the proposed Essential Freshwater package identifies the solutions needed to deliver lasting improvements for water quality and ecosystem health in New Zealand, while protecting our economy.
30 October 2019
Economic modelling by DairyNZ shows the proposed Essential Freshwater package could significantly harm New Zealand’s dairy sector and the wider national economy – by 2050, costing $6 billion per year.
24 October 2019
DairyNZ is welcoming today’s announcement that the Government have accepted the farming industry proposal – He waka eke noa - to build an enduring farm-level emission reduction framework in a partnership approach between the sector and government.
09 October 2019
DairyNZ are encouraging dairy farmers to get their submissions in now on the proposed Essential Freshwater Package – and there’s a template online to make it easier.
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.
01 July 2019
Waste milk has traditionally been fed to calves to dispose of milk that can’t be sent for supply, but is this a good idea?
01 July 2019
In theory, starch-based feeds increase the levels of hormones involved in fertility, but does that lead to improved reproduction?
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.
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