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08 September 2020
Yesterday (Monday 7 September) the Minister for the Environment David Parker and Minister of Primary Industries Damien O’Connor met with council executives, farming and sector leaders and Fish and Game Southland.
01 September 2020
New Zealand farmers can now assess the potential impact and investment of plantain, using OverseerFM.
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.
06 May 2020
DairyNZ says today’s announcement of a $500,000 government fund for drought recovery will be appreciated by farmers in need of feed assistance, but says it highlights the need for long-term solutions.
06 May 2020
A solution has been found for Southland farmers who may require a new wintering consent, or variation, this year.
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.
28 April 2020
Nationwide feed shortages are prompting DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand to encourage farmers to act now to secure next season’s performance.
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