- Dirt-under-nails advice helps farming newcomer
Marcus Graham is going from strength-to-strength thanks to support from experienced local farmers and DairyNZ discussion groups.
- Study option puts farm time and business first
A free pilot course has provided a stepping stone to learning for Whakatane dairy farmer Melissa Shove – without spending too much time off-farm.
- Celebrating young Māori dairy farmers’ achievements
The Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer Award for Dairy’s winner and runner-up talk about their training and development journey.
In this issue:
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.
04 March 2019
Only four years ago, Marcus Graham was selling houses in Auckland. He’s now running the family farm in the Waikato.
04 March 2019
Photos of New Zealanders caring for their waterways will flood social media this month, as DairyNZ launches a competition to mark World Water Day.
08 March 2019
Investing in formal training can be a tough decision for busy dairy farmers, but a new business plan writing course is helping to address that.
11 March 2019
Our Farm Capability Assessment Programme can help identify your learning needs.
12 March 2019
A new approach to studying has helped Waitoa contract milker Joel Lawrence.
15 March 2019
Having fewer people looking after your cows results in poorer animal care, right? Let’s see what DairyNZ Animal Care Team member Katherine DeWitt found out from our survey results.
18 March 2019
We talk to our South Island Hub leader Tony Finch about his team’s focus on the needs of dairy farmers specific to their region.
19 March 2019
An effective mastitis management plan includes deciding which cows should receive what dry cow products.