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DairyNZ: Clear climate change pathway needed for dairy

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 4:01 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ Chief Executive Tim Mackle has welcomed the announcement of the Government’s timeframes for putting in place an independent Climate Change Commission and consulting on the proposed Zero Carbon Bill from May 2018. More >>

Early summer prompts call for farm plan

Friday, 8 December 2017, 2:30 pm | Dairy NZ

Early summer prompts call for farm plan A very wet spring followed by a hot, dry start to summer has put pressure on summer feed supply for dairy farmers in some parts of the country. Data shows current soil conditions are drier than normal, particularly ... More >>

More milk per cow, fewer cows: latest dairy stats

Monday, 27 November 2017, 10:43 am | Dairy NZ

Daisy and her paddock mates are record-breakers, reveal the latest national dairy statistics released today by DairyNZ and LIC. More >>

Dairy strategy boldly faces up to challenges

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 2:56 pm | Dairy NZ

The new dairy sector strategy, Dairy Tomorrow , was launched last night and tackles head-on the big issues the sector is facing, says Dairy Environment Leader Group Chair Alister Body. More >>

New strategic vision launched for dairy sector

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 6:31 pm | Dairy NZ

New strategic vision launched for dairy sector 21 November 2017 The new strategic vision for the dairy sector will lead to a longer term conversation about what New Zealand’s future farm and food systems could look like, says DairyNZ Chief Executive ... More >>

DairyNZ: Dairy ready for a transformational shift

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 2:23 pm | Dairy NZ

DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle has welcomed the portfolio allocations announced by the incoming Government, saying he looks forward to working with Damien O’Connor, Dr Megan Woods, David Parker and James Shaw on key issues facing the dairy sector. More >>

New app to help farmers protect the environment

Monday, 18 September 2017, 2:44 pm | Dairy NZ

Farmers have a new tool to help them identify opportunities on farm to get even better environmental results. More >>

DairyNZ election draws in farming expertise

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 11:06 am | Dairy NZ

Two positions on DairyNZ’s board have attracted six dairy farmer candidates for this year’s director election. More >>

Swimmable means swimmable

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 2:12 pm | Dairy NZ

Agricultural leaders have, for the first time ever in New Zealand, come together to send a strong message to the public. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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