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DairyNZ’s commitment to supporting dairy farmers

Friday, 27 May 2016, 10:34 am | Dairy NZ

Industry body DairyNZ is committed to supporting dairy farmers following the announcement by Fonterra of an opening forecast Farmgate Milk Price of $4.25 per kgMS for the 2016-17 season. More >>

Calving events equip farmers with skills and knowledge

Friday, 29 April 2016, 3:25 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ is launching two training events to provide dairy farmers with a road map for a successful, risk-free calving season. More >>

More dairy farmers putting hand up to help

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 2:29 pm | Dairy NZ

As the low milk price continues to bite, record numbers of dairy farmers are putting their hand up to support others as part of DairyNZ’s Dairy Connect service. More than 420 dairy farmers have volunteered to act as short-term mentors for the support ... More >>

Dairy industry marshalling its resources

Monday, 14 March 2016, 3:58 pm | Dairy NZ

Dairy industry leaders are marshalling their collective resources to ensure a united approach to supporting farmers in the wake of a record low Farmgate Milk Price. More >>

DairyNz is Looking to Deliver More From Less

Friday, 11 March 2016, 3:46 pm | Dairy NZ

Right now many dairy farmers are looking at their costs line by line. Where can they make further savings? The latest reforecast milk price from Fonterra now puts this season’s Farmgate Milk Price at $3.90 per kilogram of milksolids. DairyNZ’s ... More >>

Farmer leaders sought for DairyNZ board

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 11:53 am | Dairy NZ

Farmer leaders are encouraged to apply for two associate director roles which provide an invaluable opportunity to see governance in action. More >>

Tough contest for 55 dairy industry scholarships

Monday, 15 February 2016, 11:24 am | Dairy NZ

Fifty-five DairyNZ scholarships have been awarded this year to Lincoln, Massey and Waikato university students as part of a wider drive to attract more motivated young talent into the dairy industry. More >>

Changes to fertility index will improve accuracy

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 5:27 pm | Dairy NZ

The accuracy of the national animal evaluation system is set for a boost, thanks to a change in the processing of fertility data. More >>

Help cows chill out this summer

Friday, 29 January 2016, 9:39 am | Dairy NZ

Help cows chill out this summer With the current El Niño weather pattern bringing heatwave conditions to many parts of the country, it’s important to ensure cows avoid heat stress and closely monitor cow health. More >>

Another tough season ahead for farmers

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 3:11 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says the on-farm cash income of farmers from all milk production this season will be under $4 per kgMS as a result of today's news from dairy co-operative Fonterra that it is dropping its forecast Farmgate Milk Price ... More >>

El Niño could mean fall in pasture growth

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 10:13 am | Dairy NZ

Data from past El Niño years suggests farmers in some regions can expect a drop in pasture growth this summer. More >>

Dairy farmers contribute to West Coast lake clean-up

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 12:56 pm | Dairy NZ

West Coast dairy farmers have spent at least $8 million on conservation efforts to improve the water quality of Lake Brunner. More >>

Goodbye to a tough year, hello to a New Year

Monday, 21 December 2015, 11:53 am | Dairy NZ

Like a lot of dairy farmers, I am pretty happy about farewelling 2015, and looking ahead to a New Year with better prospects and farmgate milk prices. Last year was certainly a testing time for dairy farming. First there was the aftermath of the ... More >>

Dairy industry appalled at video footage

Monday, 30 November 2015, 11:39 am | Dairy NZ

Dairy industry bodies say they are appalled at the bobby care practices revealed in video footage recorded by animal rights group Farmwatch and released as part of a SAFE public campaign launched against dairy farming. More >>

Industry agreed dairy housing standards released

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 3:42 pm | Dairy NZ

The first industry agreed set of good practice standards around the design and construction of dairy housing structures in New Zealand has been released by DairyNZ and the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ). More >>

Fly around the globe and discover the dairy story

Friday, 6 November 2015, 10:58 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ has launched a new online tool which visualises data about dairying in New Zealand in a three dimensional model using gaming technology . More >>

Minister visits for DairyNZ AGM

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 2:04 pm | Dairy NZ

Minister visits for DairyNZ AGM Dairy farmers will have the opportunity to hear from the Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy at DairyNZ's Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the Waikato on Tuesday, October 13. More >>

Strong dairy commitment to research and development

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 8:38 am | Dairy NZ

Industry body DairyNZ has confirmed its commitment to investing in dairy science following the release of AgResearch's proposals for staffing reductions. More >>

Calf collection paves way for fertility project

Monday, 28 September 2015, 11:06 am | Dairy NZ

A huge logistical exercise that involved collecting hundreds of calves from farms all over the North Island has set the scene for a ground-breaking research programme aimed at lifting fertility rates in the dairy industry. More >>

Waikato modelling results show high costs to farmers

Friday, 25 September 2015, 8:00 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ is encouraging Waikato dairy farmers to get involved in regional policy development processes after the release of new information highlighting the potential for high costs to their businesses. More >>



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