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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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