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Hot cows affect reproduction

Heat stress has a big effect on reproduction, explains Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services.

Speakers lined up for expo

A strong lineup of industry speakers will feature at this month’s NZ Effluent & Environment Expo in Waikato.

National

 

Dairy price boost

Global dairy prices got a boost in the overnight Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction.

World

US exports soar

US dairy exporters keep finding new markets for cheese and dairy ingredients despite facing trade tensions.

 

Irish dairy on enviro radar

The expansion of the dairy industry in Ireland is starting to affect the environmental health of the country’s lakes, rivers and estuaries.

Govt stalled on quad rollers

Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads within two years.

Opinion

No time to stand still

Tom Pow, founder of Herd Homes, on the banking and environmental pressures facing farmers.
 

Agribusiness

 

Dairy motivates top scholars

Both Massey University’s top scholars for 2019 are from dairy farming families and both are DairyNZ scholarship students.

New sheep milk dryer takes shape

Waikato Innovation Park, at Hamilton, soon home to another spray dryer, recently hosted Labour politicians and other visitors.

Management

 

Too late for maize?

When is it too late to plant maize? Ian Williams, Pioneer forage specialist explains.

Farm Health

Hot cows affect reproduction

Heat stress has a big effect on reproduction, explains Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services.

Machinery & Products

Lower spec Samson

Danish slurry tanker specialist Samson Argo will this week launch its TG range of tankers at Agritechnica in Germany.

Top defender

Can-Am has added to its Defender UTV/side by side range for 2020, with the arrival of the Pro HD-10.
 

A complete package

Described as Kawasaki’s premium Mule side by side, the PRO-FXR is a sport utility machine that combines a wide-body chassis…

Kodiak built to endure tough stuff

While quads’ stranglehold of the off-road market has been tempered by side by sides (UTVs), quads persist, particularly on narrow…

Motoring

Hilux ups the ante on safety

Toyota has raised the safety benchmark at grassroots level by introducing its Toyota Safety Sense Package on its hugely popular…

It’s a family affair

How does the Aussie Holden SUV range handle the modern Kiwi family lifestyle? We found out...

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Angry as usual

The usual culprits are angry at hearing last week that the Government and the agri sector will work together to…

Vladimir the dairy farmer

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a master tactician in taking advantage of international conflicts.

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