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  • The DairyNZ-led, Low N Systems research programme investigates stacking (or combining) management strategies and mitigation technologies on dairy farms to deliver reductions in nitrate leaching of over 40%.

    Research

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  • This long-running AgResearch-led project, supported by DairyNZ, demonstrated that adopting good farming practices on dairy farms to reduce contaminant loss into waterways improved water quality.

    Research

    2 min read

  • Understanding E. coli

    A new multi-year programme of work, led by AgResearch and jointly delivered by DairyNZ, is working with farmers to understand and reduce E. coli losses into waterways.

    Research

    2 min read

    Understanding E. coli

    A new multi-year programme of work, led by AgResearch and jointly delivered by DairyNZ, is working with farmers to understand and reduce E. coli losses into waterways.

    Research

    2 min read

  • Stream ecosystem health

    Read more about how farmers and catchment groups can now use state-of-the-art monitoring that detects fish, insects, microbes, aquatic plants, terrestrial plants, and even birds from their genetic material being present in stream water.

    Research

    Stream ecosystem health

    Read more about how farmers and catchment groups can now use state-of-the-art monitoring that detects fish, insects, microbes, aquatic plants, terrestrial plants, and even birds from their genetic material being present in stream water.

    Research
  • Less-Methane

    The Less-Methane team at DairyNZ are working on several projects to develop viable solutions that reduce methane emissions on NZ farms. There are many methane mitigating technologies that are proven to work in farm-systems overseas.

    Research

    2 min read

    Less-Methane

    The Less-Methane team at DairyNZ are working on several projects to develop viable solutions that reduce methane emissions on NZ farms. There are many methane mitigating technologies that are proven to work in farm-systems overseas.

    Research

    2 min read

  • Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching

    The DairyNZ-led programme Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching – a cross-sector approach (2013-2019) provided new scientific knowledge, tools and technologies for forage production that can amount to more than 20% reduction of nitrate leaching from.

    Research

    4 min read

    Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching

    The DairyNZ-led programme Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching – a cross-sector approach (2013-2019) provided new scientific knowledge, tools and technologies for forage production that can amount to more than 20% reduction of nitrate leaching from.

    Research

    4 min read

  • Off-Paddock Wintering Facilities

    Exploring new, cost-effective off-paddock wintering options for dairy farmers, particularly in the southern South Island, where farmers utilise winter crop grazing.

    Research

    2 min read

    Off-Paddock Wintering Facilities

    Exploring new, cost-effective off-paddock wintering options for dairy farmers, particularly in the southern South Island, where farmers utilise winter crop grazing.

    Research

    2 min read

  • Plantain Potency and Practice

    The Plantain programme is a DairyNZ-led collaborative research and development initiative. The aim is to substantially reduce nitrogen lost to freshwater and greenhouse gas produced from pastoral sectors by using the grazing herb plantain (Ecotain®).

    Research

    2 min read

    Plantain Potency and Practice

    The Plantain programme is a DairyNZ-led collaborative research and development initiative. The aim is to substantially reduce nitrogen lost to freshwater and greenhouse gas produced from pastoral sectors by using the grazing herb plantain (Ecotain®).

    Research

    2 min read

  • Chicory and Plantain

    The Chicory and Plantain programme of work aimed to determine milk production responses to supplementing a pasture-based diet with chicory or plantain in summer, and how grazing management affected the growth and quality of these herbs, as well as

    Research

    3 min read

    Chicory and Plantain

    The Chicory and Plantain programme of work aimed to determine milk production responses to supplementing a pasture-based diet with chicory or plantain in summer, and how grazing management affected the growth and quality of these herbs, as well as

    Research

    3 min read

  • Impact of Climate Change on Animals

    Read more on how DairyNZ is understanding how predicted changes to climate will affect cow health and welfare.

    Research

    2 min read

    Impact of Climate Change on Animals

    Read more on how DairyNZ is understanding how predicted changes to climate will affect cow health and welfare.

    Research

    2 min read

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