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$21 million research collaboration to improve waterways

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 3:11 pm | DairyNZ

The dairy sector welcomes the Government’s announcement today that it will invest alongside farmers in a seven-year $21 million research partnership that will boost the current effort to clean up rural waterways. More >>

Jim van der Poel Elected New DairyNZ Chair

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 11:25 am | DairyNZ

Waikato dairy farmer Jim van der Poel has been elected the new chairman of industry good body, DairyNZ. He replaces Michael Spaans, who passed away earlier this week. More >>

DairyNZ supports decision to cull animals

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:35 pm | DairyNZ

DairyNZ supports decision to cull animals on farms infected with Mycoplasma bovis Dairy farmers around the country will be reassured by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) decision to cull animals on farms infected with the disease Mycoplasma bovis ... More >>

Climate change: Rural professionals can make a difference

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:48 am | DairyNZ

A series of climate change workshops throughout New Zealand wound up this week, after attracting 420 rural professionals, says Kara Lok, DairyNZ’s senior adviser leading climate change. More >>

Director encourages farmers to consider ‘fantastic job’

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 9:58 am | DairyNZ

When Canterbury dairy farmer Alister Body became a director 12 years ago, it was a desire to be part of industry decision-making which got him there. More >>

Dairy farmers dig it when it comes to planting trees

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 8:50 pm | DairyNZ

Arbor Day: Dairy farmers dig it when it comes to planting trees Come Monday, Arbor Day, many people will be out planting trees, but for dairy farmers this is a year-round affair. Although some farmers have been planting trees on their land for a couple ... More >>

DairyNZ welcomes the PCE’s Taonga of an island nation

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 7:07 pm | DairyNZ

DairyNZ welcomes the PCE’s Taonga of an island nation: Saving New Zealand’s birds. DairyNZ mirrors the comments of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Jan Wright, that we all “want to see the restoration of abundant, resilient, and ... More >>

Dairy farmers tackling environmental issues says new report

Monday, 15 May 2017, 3:30 pm | DairyNZ

Dairy farmers are tackling environmental issues head on and have made significant progress on their commitment to protecting dairy waterways, according to a new progress report on the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord ‘Three Years On’. More >>

DAIRYLIVE: Stream Streamed Live From the Farm

Sunday, 14 May 2017, 9:00 pm | DairyNZ

DAIRYLIVE: Stream Streamed Live From the Farm On Monday morning, Kiwis nationwide can spend some time on a working dairy farm courtesy of live camera streams featuring, amongst other things, paddocks, streams, vistas and of course, cows. The video streams ... More >>

High demand for skilled staff in dairy sector

Monday, 10 April 2017, 1:49 pm | DairyNZ

The dairy sector is calling for more people, particularly school-leavers, to consider a career in dairy given a shortage of skilled staff. More >>

Quit the attacks & let’s work together

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 9:44 am | DairyNZ

The New Zealand public is being blatantly misled by Greenpeace on dairying and its environmental footprint, says DairyNZ’s chief executive Dr Tim Mackle. More >>

A taste of dairy farming appeals at Owl Farm open day

Friday, 21 October 2016, 4:10 pm | DairyNZ

Owl Farm at St Peter’s School in Cambridge welcomed over 600 visitors for its first-ever open day, giving them insights into the sector that gives them milk, cheese and yoghurt. More >>

Farm systems ‘status quo’ despite forecast milk price

Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:38 pm | DairyNZ

Dairy farmers Rachel and Kenneth Short say despite a potential increase in forecast milk price, they won’t be making any changes to their farm budget. More >>

Break-even cost pared back as farmers lift efficiency

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 12:46 pm | DairyNZ

Industry body DairyNZ says the increased dividend and the maintained $4.25 per kg MS Fonterra Farmgate Milk Price is some good news for farmers with shares. More >>

Sharemilking remains a viable career path – new report

Friday, 8 July 2016, 10:43 am | DairyNZ

Sharemilking as a career path is alive and well, according to a report recently released on progression in the dairy industry. More >>

Genetic base cow change brings breeding worth back

Monday, 13 June 2016, 1:49 pm | DairyNZ

The genetic base cow – the genetic reference point for all dairy cattle in New Zealand – will be updated this month when it will become younger, moving from a 2000 to a 2005-born base cow. More >>

Hold on tight farmers, the future is bright

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 1:03 pm | DairyNZ

Leading industry speakers at the DairyNZ Farmers’ Forum held in Hamilton this week reaffirmed the view that while another year of low milk prices is on the horizon, the long-term outlook for dairy remains bright. More >>

Waikato forum: what dairy can learn from kiwifruit crisis

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:07 am | DairyNZ

Dairy farmers facing the industry’s lowest milk price in years will this month hear lessons learnt by the kiwifruit industry when Psa struck in 2010. More >>

Waikato forum to unlock secrets to $3/kg MS farm systems

Friday, 29 April 2016, 11:08 am | DairyNZ

Dairy farmer Gary Rowlands says running his farm at a cost of under $3/kg milksolids (MS) is thanks to a simple system. More >>

Farmers have stepped up to protect environment

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 12:29 pm | DairyNZ

Despite tough seasons, dairy farmers have stepped up and made significant progress on meeting their environmental commitments to New Zealanders, according to a new progress report on the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord. ‘Two Years On’, the ... More >>



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