- Automatic milking
A growing number of farmers are pioneering the use of automatic milking technology in New Zealand, in a range of farm systems and sizes. The experience is that it requires a substantial change in work tasks, more flexible use of working hours, more monitoring and less manual work, but not necessarily a reduction in total labour input.
- Recently published by DairyNZ
DairyNZ researchers publish their findings.
- Selecting the right dairy for your farm
Selecting the milking facility type and size is one of the most important decisions farmers make, influencing the financial performance of the business, labour requirements and work conditions.
- Delving into DNA
This new mini-series will define “what makes us” and every other living thing – genetics and DNA. The series will explore the basic concepts of DNA structure and function, along with how DNA relates to milk synthesis and dairy breeding.
- Focus on international research
Brief summaries of key international science papers recently published.