Recent

 

ClearTech shows great promise

New research points to more advantages to the ClearTech dairy effluent treatment system being developed by Lincoln University and Ravensdown.

National

 

Bark from the sky

A clever offering from drone supplier DJI Ferntech will interest livestock farmers.

World

 

Ireland assembles its agrifood units

With the UK’s Brexit scheduled for April 1, 2019, discussions in Ireland are centred on tariffs, with a general call for a ‘soft’ Brexit that would allow present cross-border agreements to apply in the foreseeable future.

Opinion

Tenure review of land to end

The Minister for Land Information, Eugenie Sage, announced on February 17 that the ‘tenure review’ of Crown pastoral land under…

 

No longer so sure about BW

OPINION: Breeding worth (BW) was introduced decades ago and has served farmers well as a breeding guide – or has…

US dairy eyes trade

Jim Mulhern, chief executive of National Milk Producers Federation in the US, on the crucial trade agreements shaping the future…

Agribusiness

 

Management

ClearTech shows great promise

New research points to more advantages to the ClearTech dairy effluent treatment system being developed by Lincoln University and Ravensdown.

 

Right quantities at the right time

Good effluent management combines a well-designed effluent system with processes for collecting effluent and applying it to pasture in the…

Farmers back blitz

The dairy industry is supporting councils in their efforts to get all farmers to meet their effluent obligations.

Farm Health

Machinery & Products

Stirrer keeps crusts away

A new heavy-duty, shore-based stirrer from effluent handling specialist Hi-Tech Enviro Solutions can help eliminate the problem of crusts forming…

Hisun set to hit NZ farms

New Zealand buyers of quads and side x sides now have a wider choice with the arrival of the Chinese brand…

 

Awards for top innovations

Ravensdown's ClearTech dairy effluent treatment system has won first prize in the South Island Agricultural Field Days’ Agri-Innovation Awards.

3D comes to farm

CNH Industrial has made its first 3-D printed spare parts, showing the farm machinery industry to be right up with…

Motoring

Raptor for fun, not work

The Ford Ranger Raptor is not the truck you buy for heavy work; payload and towing capacity are significantly less…

Tried and tested Triton

Performance, safety upgrades and a new look for the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton have the manufacturer suggesting it expects its sales…

Golden eagle soars

The Jeep legend was born in WWII but it came of age in the 1970s with a Golden Eagle version…

 

» Latest Print Issues Online

Milking It

Find me on Tudder

A Tinder-inspired app called Tudder is helping farmers to match their cattle with suitable mates — by swiping right on…

Cow toilet

A farm equipment manufacturer is developing a toilet for cattle and has revealed that cows can be trained to use…

 
 

» Connect with Dairy News

» eNewsletter

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

Popular Reads

No longer so sure about BW

OPINION: Breeding worth (BW) was introduced decades ago and has served farmers well as a breeding guide – or has…

 
 
 

Rural Life

Collaboration increases capability

Initially designed to assist fertiliser spreading trucks operating on steep New Zealand hill country, TracMap’s GPS guidance and job management…

Tractor for tight spaces

Italian specialist tractor manufacturer SAME, part of the SDF Group, used the recent EIMA 18 Expo in Bologna, to roll…