Friday, 31 August 2018 09:55

Time to plan for PKE restrictions

I was intrigued earlier this year when Fonterra said milk production was only down 1%.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 11:55

Fonterra ‘unsure’ on PKE

Fonterra will check with its palm kernel expeller (PKE) supplier on claims that the company is involved in deforestation in Indonesia.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 June 2018 11:55

Good lessons in three-year feed trial

Pasture was more profitable in years of lower payout and better weather, but feeding PKE came into its own with higher payout and poorer weather.

Published in Management

A dwindling supply of supplementary feed is one problem facing Southland farmers working through drought.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 10:55

Farming into the future with PKE

There's no better time than now to reevaluate how you use palm kernel extract (PKE).

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 09:55

PKE demerit plan for farm owners, sharemilkers

Farmers and sharemilkers are reminded to update existing business agreements as they face joint liability for meeting upcoming changes in respect of their using palm kernel (PKE) as feed.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 10:55

Feed trials contest use of imports

Research by the BNZ Northland Dairy Development Trust (NDDT) at the Northland Agricultural Research Farm (NARF) is of national significance, says project science manager Chris Boom.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 08:55

New PKE regime ‘no big deal’

Federated Farmers dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard says not many farmers would need to adjust their palm kernel expeller (PKE) feeding regime.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 April 2017 12:55

PKE - friend or foe?

In little over a decade palm kernel extract (PKE) grew from being a little known by-product, to one of the most commonly used supplements on NZ dairy farms.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 07:24

Shipped out pronto

A fouled vessel carrying PKE, ordered by MPI to leave Tauranga on March 6, has been allowed to return after divers cleaned it outside New Zealand waters.

Published in Milking It
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