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05 March 2019
Due to particularly dry weather nationwide, dairy farmers are now reaching crunch points for making calls on feed planning, milking frequency and drying off.
04 March 2019
Only four years ago, Marcus Graham was selling houses in Auckland. He’s now running the family farm in the Waikato.
26 February 2019
A Cambridge school’s planting project not only assisted local farmers’ environmental efforts, but also attracted plants and sustenance from local businesses.
21 February 2019
DairyNZ is about to start on-farm research that aims to breed cattle with a lower nitrogen footprint.
20 February 2019
DairyNZ has launched two new levy-funded online resources: the Pasture and Crop Eaten Calculator and the Pasture Potential Tool.
18 February 2019
A recent school visit to Grant and Kyly Coombes’ Taupiri dairy farm left the five-time farm visit hosts feeling taken aback – and for all the right reasons.
15 February 2019
Last year the DairyNZ, Beef + Lamb New Zealand Compensation Assistance Team (DBCAT) was established to help farmers affected by Mycoplasma bovis with their compensation claims.
12 February 2019
Economic values used to calculate dairy cattle breeding worth (BW) are being formally updated this month by New Zealand Animal Evaluation Limited (NZAEL).
11 February 2019
The economic values used to calculate Breeding Worth have been updated to reflect world market changes.
30 January 2019
With recent news of John Wilson’s passing, DairyNZ chairman Jim van der Poel says it is clear that the former Fonterra chairman will be greatly missed.
30 January 2019
Game-changing new research into how plantain crops can reduce nitrogen (N) loss from dairy farms will see Upper Manawatu farmers at the forefront of dairy science.
29 January 2019
From this month, DairyNZ’s Forage Value Index will include two new traits for perennial ryegrass cultivars: metabolisable energy and persistence.
29 January 2019
DairyNZ Lower North Island Hub leader Rob Brazendale talks about his team’s work and achievements.
25 January 2019
Southland farmers Simon and Mo Topham have always taken genetics seriously, but especially so when milk prices took a dive in 2014/15.
20 December 2018
Find out if mowing before grazing achieve target pasture residuals and/or improve cow and pasture performance.
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