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05 August 2020
As the Government’s Action for Healthy Waterways becomes law, DairyNZ is turning its attention to what this now means on-farm.
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.
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.
28 May 2020
Sector feedback has resulted in significant change to the Government’s Essential Freshwater package but there is still a sting in the tail, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.
26 May 2020
Dairy farmers have just days left to vote on the milksolids levy – which closes 5pm Saturday, May 30.
20 May 2020
The deadline is looming for dairy farmers to have their say on the milksolids levy vote, which closes May 30.
15 May 2020
A DairyNZ project in Selwyn and Hinds is helping dairy farmers significantly reduce nitrogen losses on farms, while maintaining profitability.
29 April 2020
The Biosecurity Response Levy (M. bovis) rate for the 2020/21 dairy season has been set at 2.4 cents per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS), a reduction from the current rate of 2.9 cents per kgMS.
24 April 2020
DairyNZ is urging the Government’s Independent Climate Change Commission to bring our international emissions reduction targets in line with our domestic targets legislated in the Zero Carbon Act by taking a ‘split gas’ approach, chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says.
16 April 2020
DairyNZ has welcomed the news that New Zealand’s greenhouse gas inventory has been updated to reflect new science on nitrous oxide emissions, which show that dairy cows and other livestock produce less emissions than previously estimated.
16 April 2020
The Our Freshwater 2020 report released today highlights New Zealand’s environmental challenges and where we can all play our part.
01 April 2020
DairyNZ scientist Elena Minnee looks at four tools being investigated to help farmers meet future methane emission targets.
30 March 2020
The deadline for lodging appeals on the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan has been extended to Friday 8 May 2020.
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