Monday, 18 September 2017 08:39

Cow’s productivity needs early start

To set up a dairy cow for a long, productive life you must give her the best possible start, says DairyNZ.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 14 September 2017 08:55

Stay profitable, farm within enviro limits

When Canterbury dairy farmer Alister Body became a DairyNZ director 12 years ago, he was motivated by his desire to be part of industry decisionmaking.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:55

Dairy conversions falling

DairyNZ says a fall in the number of dairy conversions in Canterbury signals strongly that fears of a big rise in dairying there are unwarranted.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 September 2017 12:55

Right plants, good planting techniques

Using the right plants and techniques will help maximise the success of riparian planting and ensure value for money by getting it right first time, says DairyNZ.

Published in Management
Thursday, 31 August 2017 08:55

Balancing pasture versus pugging

Utilising pasture while minimising soil damage are among the main issues dairy farmers have grappled with in early spring, says Andrew Reid, DairyNZ’s general manager extension.

Published in General News
Thursday, 31 August 2017 07:55

Body bows out of DairyNZ

Nominations are open for two farmer-elected directors on DairyNZ board.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 10:55

A ‘sad slur’ on dairy sector

The recent case of animal mistreatment on Invercargill farms is a “sad slur” on the good reputation of New Zealand dairy farmers, says DairyNZ.

Published in General News
Saturday, 19 August 2017 09:55

Science helping farms combat wet conditions

An expert in dairy production systems says farmers now have more science based tools to help them deal with the very wet conditions occurring in many regions, but good farm management still has a big role.

Published in Management

Dairy farmers are being urged to help shape the future of the dairy sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 12:55

Winter woes piling up

Dairy farmers in the Hauraki Plains and northern Waikato region will struggle with calving, says DairyNZ’s general manager of extension, Andrew Reid.

Published in General News
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