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Wednesday, 16 September 2015 08:00

Lower interest rates lifts dairy farmers

Dairy farmers are welcoming the latest cut in the official cash rate.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 September 2015 16:00

Smaller herd, OAD – and the sunrise

The strong working partnership of smaller herd farmers Matt and Sarah-Jane Yates has been a cornerstone of their farming success.

Published in Management
Thursday, 03 September 2015 14:17

Chicory as summer crop

One response to tight economic circumstances for many dairy farmers is to look at reducing the amount of feed they buy in for their cows, says fertiliser co-op Ravensdown.

Published in Management

A survey conducted by Federated Farmers and DairyNZ reveals that New Zealand dairy farmers have spent over $1Billion on environment in the past five years.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 12:52

Great stories from winners

Four dairy farmers are among the 10 finalists for the 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:15

Not all doom and gloom - Editorial

While the talk rolls on about the reduced forecast payout, the vast majority of farmers are getting on with it.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 09 March 2015 00:00

Keeping animal lobbyists at bay

Australian dairy farmers are working with animal rights activists on the industry’s animal welfare credentials. Dairy Australia chief executive Ian Halliday says farmers are “not out of the woods, they’re in the spotlight”.

Published in General News
Sunday, 14 December 2014 00:00

Irish farmers ready for quota removal

IT’S AN exciting time for Irish and European dairy farmers. Having been constrained by European milk quotas since 1984, the shackles will finally be removed on April 1, 2015.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 00:00

Clever solution to pivot problem

DAIRY FARMERS with irrigators at risk of wind damage might soon have a solution thanks to the levy investment of their cropping counterparts.

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 December 2014 00:00

Cool it or lose it – threat

NEW ZEALAND is bowing to international pressure by introducing new milk cooling rules for dairy farmers.

Published in General News
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