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.
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.
23 July 2019
Young(est) Farmer of the Year talks about what’s invaluable and who he’d invite to help with the milking.
16 July 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is today joining with other primary sector leaders to launch a Primary Sector Climate Change Commitment: He Waka Eke Noa - our future in our hands to manage agricultural emissions.
15 July 2019
DairyNZ has released its submission on the Zero Carbon Bill and is calling on the Government to revise the methane target in the Bill to one that does not put at risk New Zealand’s world-leading dairy sector.
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
Lye Farm manager Bruce Sugar’s team supports the science while keeping both farm and cows in top shape.
29 October 2018
All dairy farmers are invited to attend the first joint New Zealand and Ireland Pasture Summit in November in New Zealand.
24 October 2018
Nicola Bryant’s experience in adapting to change means she’s the perfect fit for her role as DairyNZ’s Dairy Connect coordinator for Taranaki and the Lower North Island.
23 October 2018
Dairy Connect manager Kate Robinson explains how the service is all about getting a fresh perspective and getting help to solve a problem.
27 September 2018
St Teresa’s School in Bluff went from seaside to countryside recently, as part of DairyNZ’s school farm visit service.
23 July 2018
Chloe Mackle was scared of the dark and anything that moved – but when she was challenged to try dairy farming, she decided to go for it.
16 July 2018
DairyNZ’s Forage Value Index (FVI) helps farmers choose the best-performing grasses for their region using its simple five-star rating system. Trials have now started to test the FVI systems under realistic dairy farm management conditions, as DairyNZ senior scientist Cáthal Wims explains.
11 July 2018
Papakura Normal School in Auckland and Ohoka School in Canterbury were filmed by TV3 news while they participated in DairyNZ’s Classified Game of Moostery last week.
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