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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.
29 January 2019
DairyNZ Lower North Island Hub leader Rob Brazendale talks about his team’s work and achievements.
13 February 2018
Leadership is a critical component of the long-term challenges facing dairying. Here we talk to some of the leaders in our dairy sector about their approach to the future.
16 February 2017
Getting good staff is just one of the challenges faced by dairy farming businesses. But are we doing enough as employers to create environments where good people want to work?
08 February 2016
Adopting lean management practices has made farms owned by Purata in Canterbury more efficient and profitable, as well as better places to work. As their catchphrase says – they’re safer, better, easier and faster.
27 January 2016
The lean management process being introduced on dairy farms has its roots with car company, Toyota. Like producing cars, producing milk benefits from smoother, efficient processes with little waste in the system.
10 February 2015
Five years ago, Brett Grindrod was new to farming and taking something of a ‘crash course’ in the day-to-day running of a dairy farm. But an ambition to learn has driven him to education, which has ultimately flowed onto a business which is now resilient and ready for any challenges.
09 February 2015
When Culverden farming couple James and Ceri Bourke made the leap to sharemilking, their first season was particularly daunting.
05 February 2015
After milking cows for nearly 40 years, Alister Candy didn’t think there was much more he could learn about dairy farming.