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Dairy farmers ready to implement water quality standards

Friday, 4 July 2014, 9:33 am | Dairy NZ

Dairy farmers are up for the challenge of working with local communities to fix local water quality problems and deliver on the Government’s new national water quality standards. More >>

New code to speed up rate of innovation in NZ rural industry

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 1:30 pm | Dairy NZ

The Farm Data Code of Practice, launched today, is a first for the New Zealand agricultural industry. The new Code of Practice outlines steps organisations must take to safeguard farmers’ data. More >>

Fertility research seeks biological breakthrough

Monday, 26 May 2014, 3:26 pm | Dairy NZ

Fertility research seeks biological breakthrough A new seven-year research study is underway to deliver dairy cows that are genetically more fertile. If successful, the study could deliver an estimated $500 million national increase in on-farm profit ... More >>

50-year Economic Survey shows secrets to dairy success

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 9:57 am | Dairy NZ

New Zealand dairy farmers are more efficient and produce at least twice as much milk per hectare compared to 50 years ago, according to the latest DairyNZ Economic Survey, launched at today’s Farmers’ Forum in Hamilton. Since 1963/64, the dairy industry’s ... More >>

Action well underway to address pollution concerns

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 11:16 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ says that the report released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (PCE) Water quality in New Zealand: Land use and nutrient pollution highlights an issue which significant work is underway to address. More >>

DairyNZ welcomes strategy for animal welfare

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 9:18 am | Dairy NZ

Industry body DairyNZ is welcoming the New Zealand Animal Welfare Strategy released by the Minister of Primary Industries, Nathan Guy. More >>

Breeding Worth estimates for sires get clarity

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 11:54 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ subsidiary NZ Animal Evaluation Limited (NZAEL), has reached agreement with LIC and CRV Ambreed for a standardised presentation of parentage and daughter based estimates as well as genomic based estimates for bulls this autumn. More >>

Career Progression Support For Keen Dairy Farmers

Friday, 3 May 2013, 9:29 am | Dairy NZ

Registrations of interest have opened for DairyNZ’s popular Progression Groups taking place nationwide in 2013. More >>

Farmers urged to register for DairyNZ Farmers’ Forum

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 12:49 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ’s national series of Farmers’ Forum events kicks off in Whangarei on Friday, 5 April. More >>

Once a day milking a hot topic

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 12:46 pm | Dairy NZ

Once a day milking a hot topic at North Island DairyNZ Farmers’ Forums The benefits and costs of milking cows once a day when you’re short on feed will be the focus of one hot science topic scientists will be sharing with dairy farmers at its North ... More >>

Don’t be afraid to discuss: “Who gets the family farm"

Thursday, 28 March 2013, 12:45 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ’s Farmers’ Forum event is coming to Hawera on 18 April. One of the most anticipated speakers at the event is Joan Baker, a succession planning expert. More >>

DairyNZ welcomes NAIT levy reductions

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 10:46 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ welcomes the decision of National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) to reduce the tag and slaughter levy on cattle from March 8. More >>

Dairy Industry Steps Up With New Water Quality Agreement

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 9:29 am | Dairy NZ

A new set of national good management practice standards aimed at lifting environmental performance on dairy farms has been agreed between industry body DairyNZ and all dairy companies, with the support and input from a wide range of industry stakeholders. More >>

DairyNZ welcomes new Ministerial appointments

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 10:18 am | Dairy NZ

Industry-good body DairyNZ has welcomed the appointment of Levin dairy farmer Nathan Guy to the position of Minister for Primary Industries. More >>

DairyNZ welcomes LAWF Report

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 4:44 pm | Dairy NZ

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday November 15 2012 DairyNZ welcomes LAWF’s endorsement of collaborative decision-making on water DairyNZ says the key to setting and managing to water quality limits is collaborative decision-making at a catchment level. Commenting ... More >>

Core Database expertise prepared, says DairyNZ

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 10:02 am | Dairy NZ

Industry good body DairyNZ says it has the expertise lined-up and waiting for the development and management of a new Dairy Industry Good Animal Database, should Livestock Improvement (LIC) shareholders approve the transfer of the Core Database this month. More >>

Standards met through pond course

Tuesday, 30 October 2012, 1:45 pm | Dairy NZ

Over 100 contractors and designers of farm dairy effluent (FDE) ponds are the first to complete a training course aligned with new industry standards. More >>

Primary industry merger welcomed

Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 10:41 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ says the merger of the agriculture and horticulture industry training organisations this month has real benefits for the dairy industry. More >>

New manager for genetic improvement body

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 1:39 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ scientist Dr Jeremy Bryant is the new manager of New Zealand Animal Evaluation Limited (NZAEL), the independent body that has the responsibility for setting the direction of dairy cattle breeding to optimise genetic improvement in the national ... More >>

Rosie, the ‘cowbassador’, comes to Auckland

Sunday, 12 August 2012, 5:06 pm | Dairy NZ

Rosie, the dairy industry’s first cowbassador, will be visiting 11 schools in Auckland this week in an effort to help children in the country’s largest city understand more about rural life and how milk is produced. More >>

 

 

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