DairyNZ seeks new associate directors

DairyNZ seeks new associate directors

DairyNZ seeks new associate director 31 July 2019 Dairy farmers with an interest in governance are encouraged to apply for two associate director roles with industry good body, DairyNZ. Each year, DairyNZ’s Board of Directors adds two associate directors around its...

Reality of winter on dairy farms

Winter can be a challenging time for farmers. Rainfall and cold weather events inevitably make things wet underfoot and managing those conditions is particularly challenging for farms whose paddocks are home to animals.

Caring for dairy cows and managing mud in winter is a top priority for all farmers grazing cows during winter. Industry good body DairyNZ spoke with two Canterbury dairy farmers about how they look after their cows and the environment.

DairyNZ CEO: Make the methane target achievable

DairyNZ CEO: Make the methane target achievable

DairyNZ CEO: Make the methane target achievable 25 July 2019 Today, DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle appeared before Parliament’s Environment Select Committee to send a clear message to politicians – an unachievable 47 percent methane reduction target would be...
CalvingSmart Workshops a sell-out success

CalvingSmart Workshops a sell-out success

CalvingSmart workshops a sell-out success 24 July 2019 DairyNZ’s CalvingSmart workshops around the country over the past two months have been sell-out events with more than 1,500 farmers attending – and many farmers bringing along the entire farm team to look and...