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Industry’s competitiveness in spotlight at DairyNZ AGM

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 4:01 pm | Dairy NZ

Dairy farmers’ ability to remain internationally competitive is likely to be a hot topic when dairy industry and research body, DairyNZ, reviews the past year at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Canterbury this month. More >>

Farmers must ‘lock in the gains’ as milk price lifts

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 3:41 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ is encouraging farmers to lock in the gains achieved in the past two seasons, as a pasture-first farm system will continue to provide payback as the milk price rises. More >>

Events to help make the most of ‘money months’

Monday, 12 September 2016, 11:06 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ’s Tactics for Spring events kicked off in the Waikato last week, aimed at helping farmers manage their pasture during the most productive time of the year on-farm. More >>

DairyNZ announces new associate directors

Monday, 13 June 2016, 12:25 pm | Dairy NZ

Two dairy farmers from Canterbury and south Auckland will join the DairyNZ Board of Directors this year. More >>

DairyNZ CalvingSmart events will set farmers up

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:55 am | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ is running CalvingSmart events in June and July to help farmers approach the calving season with confidence. More >>

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 >>



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