pasture management

  1. Digging deep for top crops and cows

    For Ewen and Diane, successful winter grazing is about understanding the soils, planning ahead and managing crops well to keep cows in top shape.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/digging-deep-for-top-crops-and-cows/

  2. Success from the soil up

    ‘No-till’ sowing is ticking business and environmental boxes for Taranaki’s Brewer family.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/success-from-the-soil-up/

  3. Saving for a rainless day

    Find out how deferred grazing is helping Waikato sharemilkers Martin and Hazel Kelly to achieve healthier cows, healthier pastures and a healthier bottom line.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/saving-for-a-rainless-day/

  4. Summit: farmer-led, grass-fed

    Pasture Summit is a bi-annual event between New Zealand and Ireland. Register now to hear the latest ideas and developments on achieving profitable food production from grass.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/summit-farmer-led-grass-fed/

  5. Grass grows grass, right?

    Does leaving some grass behind after grazing help promote pasture growth? We asked Waikato dairy farmers Hugh Candy and Kerry Lucas-Candy to help tackle the myth.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/grass-grows-grass-right/

  6. Pasture tips tackle 'what ifs'

    DairyNZ farm systems specialist Chris Glassey gives some advice on how to deal with common challenges faced by farmers at this time of year.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/pasture-tips-tackle-what-ifs/

  7. What does pasture really cost you as a farmer?

    It has been suggested recently that as a feed, pasture is more expensive than supplements. DairyNZ developer Sean McCarthy disagrees and sets out a framework for costing pasture.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/news/latest-news/what-does-pasture-really-cost-you-as-a-farmer/