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28 June 2019
New Zealand’s farming sector is focused on improving winter grazing and eliminating practices which impact on the environment and animal welfare.
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.
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.
Dairy farmers Mark and Jennifer McDonald began beautifying the landscape on their 138-hectare Methven dairy farm a decade ago.
06 June 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is encouraging dairy farmers to speak up and make a submission on the Government’s proposed Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill.
31 May 2019
DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle has welcomed funding announced in yesterday’s Budget for the Sustainable Land Use Package but will be watching closely to ensure announcements translate to real and tangible support for farmers and the wider rural sector to help meet ambitious Government targets.
21 June 2018
Only one of the proposed options for a new emissions reduction target in the Zero Carbon Bill consultation paper is both achievable and responsible, says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.
11 June 2018
Climate Change Ambassadors for the dairy sector are encouraging all dairy farmers to engage with the Government during the consultation period of the Zero Carbon Bill, which starts today and runs for six weeks.
06 June 2018
The Good Farming Practice Action Plan for Water Quality launched today is another way dairy and the wider agricultural sector are working in partnership to improve water quality in New Zealand.