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Phil Fleming, FarmWise consultant in Taranaki, on steps farmers can take to manage debt and come out on top.
LIC national FarmWise manager, Edward Hardie on the decisions dairy farmers need to make now for a good summer.
We have all had to deal with milk quality issues onfarm at some stage in our farming careers — whether it be a freezing point grade or high bulk somatics on the first pick-up or perhaps an antibiotic scare during the season.
It's past mid-September and as calving draws to a close it is time to ensure mating plans are in place.
Thinking back over the last 15 seasons or so, the average dairy herd in New Zealand had a targeted empty rate about the 4% mark. Today, 4% seems unachievable.