On top of being an active member of Marton Young Farmers, Manawatu dairy farmer Michael McCombs contract milks 400 cows and is a volunteer firefighter.
Northland dairy farmers will notice a new face at DairyNZ discussion groups and events over the coming months with the arrival of new regional leader Tareen Ellis.
DairyNZ farm performance developer Maitland Manning explains why farmers should focus on pasture quality, rather than quantity.
The combined efforts of farmers and researchers have paid off, yielding practical solutions for managing black beetle’s impact on pasture.
DairyNZ is excited to be launching a movement that will showcase the work by dairy farmers to improve New Zealand’s waterways, and encourage every New Zealander to do their bit for our rivers, lakes and beaches.