A positive report reiterates that Mycoplasma bovis eradication is feasible.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor is predicting huge international demand for a native seaweed if research proves its worth as a potential methane buster for agriculture.
When is it too late to plant maize? Ian Williams, Pioneer forage specialist explains.
Dairy farmers planning to upgrade or install new milk cooling plant must think long-term rather than install a ‘bare minimum’ system.
A new Freezflow Icebanks system from Total Refrigeration, which snap chills milk to the required temperature, has brought a Dargaville dairy farmer some peace of mind, he says.
Milk cooling is consistently a focus of regulators and customers, says Fonterra.
Milk cooling affects milk quality. The faster the milk is cooled after milking, the better its quality when it is collected from the farm.
A new strategy is in place for the upcoming Effluent and Environment Expo in Waikato.
The next era of farming will start with taking full advantage of data, says LIC chief executive Wayne McNee.
Taranaki ‘people power’ is modelling how all Kiwis should get out there and do stuff, says the regional council.
Good silage making is a fine art, explains Chris Balemi, managing director of Agvance Nutrition.
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) is undergoing a digital transformation in the cloud, says chief executive Wayne McNee.
New dairy goat industry training being launched in Waikato is upskilling workers and ensuring consistent standards.
DairyNZ's new Taranaki regional leader, Mark Laurence, plans to help the region’s farmers continue adapting to their fast-changing environment.
Dairy companies have always wanted good quality milk — but what’s in it for farmers?
The Walshe family, of Putaruru, are contract milkers, sending 470 cows through a 40 bail herringbone shed. They're finding success with Quthane milking liners from DairyFlo.
A DairyNZ-led project launched in July is looking into the benefits to farmers of 3-in-2 milking (three milkings in two days). It will run for three years.
DairyNZ emphasises that the cleanliness of the milking system and the dairy is critical.
Lameness can cost farmers $500 - $1000 per case, yet farmers often underestimate its cost.
Dairy farmers are pleased the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord shows them doing their bit to improve water quality.
OPINION: People need to get their knives out of farmers’ backs and look at the science.
The refreshed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management increases the pressure on farmers to improve their nutrient management.
Follow these seven steps to ensure you plan for maize planting as well as you can.
Managing pasture surpluses or deficits in spring is the key to maintaining quality and persistence going into summer, says Ravensdown agronomist Tim Russell.