09 September 2020
DairyNZ warmly welcome a government announcement that means some skilled migrant dairy farm employees will be able to return to New Zealand from overseas.
13 August 2020
DairyNZ and partners have launched a new Rural Employee Support Hub, to provide information and help to farm employees so they have the best possible experiences and careers on farm.
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
How can you minimise the risks of introducing new diseases or parasites when bringing stock into your farm ‘bubble’ from another farm ‘bubble’? DairyNZ’s Nita Harding explains.
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.
22 June 2020
DairyNZ’s Jane Lacy-Hulbert explains how farmers can use a ‘traffic light’ approach to manage mastitis and help reduce antibiotic use.
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.
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.
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.
12 May 2020
As an estimated 5000 dairy farm households New Zealand-wide prepare to move for the new dairy season, from June 1, information is available to help make this year’s shift during COVID-19 safe and easier.
08 May 2020
DairyNZ wants people who have lost jobs due to COVID-19 know there is plenty of work on dairy farms, especially in Waikato, Canterbury, Otago and Southland – and that they might well earn more than in their previous role.
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.
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