Monday, 19 February 2018 09:24

Maize can make the difference

Maize is a vital crop that consumes a lot of farmers’ time and money, says DairyNZ.

Published in Management
Sunday, 18 February 2018 08:55

Attracting good staff: what sets you apart?

We all know how hard it can be to attract quality staff, and how great it is when you find someone that works hard, knows their stuff and has the right attitude. 

Published in Management
Friday, 16 February 2018 14:29

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 scientist Dawn Dalley.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 February 2018 08:55

Greenhouse gas course a hit with advisors

Addressing greenhouse gases onfarm is a top priority for the dairy sector. 

Published in General News
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 14:55

Mad mother nature

‘Bizarre’ is how DairyNZ’s general manager for extension, Andrew Reid, describes the current season with its weird mixture of floods and droughts in regions that normally don’t get these conditions.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 January 2018 08:55

Pay your workers right or pay for it

Notable cases of employment breaches by large companies have cropped up recently, some appearing to be unintended short-changing of employees. 

Published in Management
Thursday, 25 January 2018 08:55

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 Tomorrow’, and changes to the DairyNZ board, to name a few.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 07:55

‘Variable’ is the only constant

A weather snapshot across the country shows ‘variable’ as the only word to describe weather and pasture conditions, says Andrew Reid, DairyNZ general manager extension.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 10:22

Support each other in tough times

DairyNZ says it’s been a tough time for farmers and for some there are signs that it’s beginning to take a toll on their wellbeing.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 09:55

Open farming M. bovis spread

DairyNZ biosecurity manager Chris Morley, a vet with long experience with Mycoplasma bovis in Canada and his native UK, says NZ is unusual in its “open” farming systems. 

Published in General News
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