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20 June 2019
Cow breeds vary in their use of metabolisable energy for milk. This suggests that different cow breeds may offer farmers differing profit levels.
19 June 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is welcoming yesterday’s announcement of the Farm Debt Mediation Bill as an example of an initiative that will mean a lot to farmers who may be feeling financial pressure.
17 June 2019
Winter can be a challenging time for farmers. Rainfall and cold weather events inevitably make things wet underfoot and managing those conditions is particularly challenging for farms whose paddocks are home to animals.
14 June 2019
The Rankin dairy farming family from Taranaki rock, so the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern found out at Fieldays.
13 June 2019
Ben Fisher, farm manager at DairyNZ’s Scott Farm, explains how his team’s combined focus on farming and research provides them with unique challenges and rewards.
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
31 May 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed an increase in funding for mental health in yesterday’s Budget, saying he hopes the increased frontline services for mental health will include sufficient support for rural communities.
30 May 2019
New Zealand dairy products help to support an improved quality of life for many, and, in some instances, to support life its very self. In other places our dairy products are more about pleasing palates, discerning ones at that.
29 May 2019
When it comes to rearing calves, Jilly Haywood knows a thing or two about the challenges involved.
28 May 2019
Thousands of people from around the world will converge at Mystery Creek in Hamilton for the annual National Agricultural Fieldays in June. We’ll be part of the action in four different areas.
06 June 2018
As the dairy season’s busiest time fast approaches, farm teams are encouraged to hone their calving skills at a DairyNZ CalvingSmart workshop in the Bay of Plenty.