- Worth their weight in gold
Jilly and Karl Haywood have created a finely tuned calf-rearing system that supports their calves’ health and wellbeing.
- Future-proofing at the fore
We had a great turnout around the country for our Farmers' Forum events. Check out how ‘science snapshots’ were brought to life.
- Level up your calf care
Even if you’re doing a top job of calf care, there’s always room to improve. Our new farmer-tested Calf Care Toolkit shows how.
In this issue:
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.
29 May 2019
When it comes to rearing calves, Jilly Haywood knows a thing or two about the challenges involved.
06 June 2019
Are the heifers you choose to keep the ones you think they are?
06 June 2019
New Zealand dairy farmers do a great job of calf care, but what if we could do even better?
Appropriate management is vital to ensure a successful transition from late pregnancy to early lactation.
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.