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Cloud over fodder beet long-term

Farm veterinarians are struggling with the emerging health effects of long-term fodder beet use on dairy farms, says DairyNZ senior…

Start thinking about BCS now

In general, all mammals use their own body reserves (fat and protein from body tissues) in early lactation, to meet…

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NZ needs more water storage

IrrigationNZ says water storage is crucial in helping provide a reliable supply of water and for food production.

One-stop ag shop at Massey

Except for veterinary science, all Massey University agricultural academic courses are now in one school – the School of Agriculture…

World

Arla spending big

European dairy co-op Arla Foods will spend $850 million this year to expand its business.

 

EU dairy exports on the rise

While overall dairy exports from New Zealand and Australia are declining, the European Union is showing strong export growth, says Fonterra’s November Global Dairy Update.

Opinion

Growing NZ pride in dairy

It's an exciting time in the dairy sector. There is so much change happening: we have a new strategy, ‘Dairy…

 

Protecting your borders

Consider some new year resolutions as you work the land. And treat your farm as a biosecurity fortress, with its…

Agribusiness

Positive start for milk

Export commodity prices have started 2018 on a firm footing thanks in part to the buoyant global trade backdrop. 

 

The future of farming

Younger generations are growing up surrounded by technology and the advancement of these technologies is ferocious.

Gong for innovation

Home-grown animal health company Farm Medix Ltd has again had the nod for its innovative products.

Management

 

Cloud over fodder beet long-term

Farm veterinarians are struggling with the emerging health effects of long-term fodder beet use on dairy farms, says DairyNZ senior…

Farm Health

Start thinking about BCS now

In general, all mammals use their own body reserves (fat and protein from body tissues) in early lactation, to meet…

 

Lepto no longer men-only disease

With more women working in farming, more are contracting the disease leptospirosis, says the president of Rural Women NZ, Fiona…

Machinery & Products

 

Malone makes a move in NZ

Over the years, Irish farm machinery makers have made a serious impact on the New Zealand agricultural scene. 

Trailblazing Terra Trac

German harvester manufacturer Claas, known for the rubber track system it developed 30 years ago, went on to refine it.

Bale collection all wrapped up

Anderson Group, in Quebec, Canada, has launched a trailer that collects wrapped silage bales on the move, with no risk…

Motoring

T60 takes on the big boys

LDV distributor Great Lake Motors says it expects to shake up New Zealand’s ute market with its new LDV T60.

 

New kid on the block

The new kid on the SUV block will have auto sales and marketing managers burning the midnight oil and scratching…

The best just got better

When we reviewed the VW Amorak in February 2016, it was fair to say we quite liked it. For 2017,…

 

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Cow in a dish

After decades of effort, scientists have managed to derive embryonic stem (ES) cells from cows and keep them in their…

Now it’s pea milk

A recent study published by McGill University in Canada claimed that cow milk is superior in nutrition to plant-based milks such…

 

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