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Farmer candidates sought for DairyNZ elections

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:18 pm | Dairy NZ

Farmer candidates sought for DairyNZ elections Candidate nominations opened this week for farmer-elected roles on the DairyNZ board and Directors Remuneration Committee. This year two farmer positions on the Board of Directors are available, along with ... More >>

Animal Welfare Case – Invercargill District Court

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 4:00 pm | Dairy NZ

The well-being of animals is at the heart of any good farming business, says DairyNZ’s animal welfare specialist, Helen Thoday. More >>

Commercial water use discussion inevitable and necessary

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 3:26 pm | Dairy NZ

Future discussion around water use is inevitable, and a necessary part of a broader conversation about sustainability challenges New Zealand is facing, says DairyNZ Chief Executive Tim Mackle. More >>

Immigration: Disappointing but there’s hope, says DairyNZ

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 5:50 pm | Dairy NZ

Immigration announcement: Disappointing but there’s hope, says DairyNZ DairyNZ is disappointed that today’s announcement by Government has not addressed the concerns raised about migrant staff. However, DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says there ... More >>

Carbon budgets would provide ‘certainty’ for dairy sector

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 2:59 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ has welcomed the release today of a report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, which recommends New Zealand approach climate change in a similar manner to the United Kingdom. Dr Jan Wright recommends Government set up an independent ... More >>

Dairy asks Government to rethink immigration policy

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:12 pm | Dairy NZ

MEDIA RELEASE July 24 2017 Dairy asks Government to rethink immigration policy DairyNZ is backing calls for the Government to rethink its new immigration policy, saying dairy farmers rely on skilled people from overseas who are wrongly classified as ... More >>

Dairy gears up to lower greenhouse gas emissions

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 12:48 pm | Dairy NZ

Modern, science-based farming is the way to achieve a future for New Zealand where dairy farming has a lower environmental footprint, says DairyNZ’s chief executive, Dr Tim Mackle. More >>

Milk price great news, says DairyNZ

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 2:32 pm | Dairy NZ

Today’s Fonterra milk price forecast of $6.50 for the 20117-18 season, coupled with the revised price of $6.15 for the current season, is great news for dairy farmers, says DairyNZ. More >>

New farmer advisory panel for New Zealand Animal Evaluation

Friday, 19 May 2017, 2:13 pm | Dairy NZ

New Zealand Animal Evaluation (NZAEL), a subsidiary of DairyNZ, has established a new farmer advisory panel to provide practical, farmer based feedback on animal evaluation research, development, and communication. More >>

Dairy farm water report factual, independently audited

Friday, 19 May 2017, 8:37 am | Dairy NZ

Kiwis can be confident that dairy farmers are ‘walking their environmental talk’, says the chair of the Dairy Environment Leaders’ Group, Alister Body. Commenting on the latest Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord report, Mr Body says the work being ... More >>

More can be done to protect New Zealand’s waterways

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:55 am | Dairy NZ

Protecting New Zealand’s waterways are a priority and dairy is one of many sectors that needs to play a role. More >>

Dairy consultants qualify under new certification scheme

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 3:52 pm | Dairy NZ

An inaugural group of farm consultants are now qualified under the New Zealand Institute for Primary Industries Management’s Dairy Farm Systems Certification Scheme. More >>

DairyNZ research on show at Farmers’ Forums

Friday, 24 March 2017, 3:43 pm | Dairy NZ

The latest DairyNZ science and innovation will be revealed at Farmers’ Forum events across the country in May. More >>

Dairy committed to lowering environmental impact

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 3:41 pm | Dairy NZ

Commenting on today’s OECD Environmental Performance Review announcement, DairyNZ’s chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says the dairy sector is committed to lowering its environmental impact, while protecting the valuable contribution dairying makes to ... More >>

Dairy sector welcomes new freshwater rules

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:48 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ today welcomed the Government’s new Clean Water policy setting out the ongoing programme of water reform. More >>

Tough contest for dairy industry scholars

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 1:29 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ has awarded 55 scholarships to Lincoln, Massey and Waikato university students as part of a wider drive to support motivated young talent into the dairy industry. More >>

Milk price brings welcome boost to economy

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:48 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ has welcomed the increased forecast milk price announced today, as a boost to dairy farmers as well as the regional and national economies. More >>

Milk flows in 2015-16, despite low prices

Monday, 14 November 2016, 2:52 pm | Dairy NZ

In a year which saw the lowest milk prices in at least 20 seasons, milk production declined just 1.5 percent, according to the New Zealand Dairy Statistics 2015-16 released today by DairyNZ and LIC. More >>

Sharemilking events focus on successful partnerships

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 10:18 am | Dairy NZ

Sharemilkers and farm owners are discussing how to establish successful partnerships at a series of events run by DairyNZ and Federated Farmers. More >>

Cruel practices condemned by DairyNZ chief

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 9:32 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says cruel and illegal practices are not in any way condoned or accepted by the industry as part of dairy farming. More >>

 

 

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