Open Country Dairy (OCD) says it’s operating in a near ‘business as usual’ state under Alert 4 restrictions.
A farmer group promoting Jersey cows says stock and semen sales indicate the breed is on the rise.
During the past three decades, there has been a marked shift from saturation, to low-volume dipping methods.
There is no “one-size fits all” approach when it comes to effective prevention and treatment of flystrike.
More accurate genetic evaluations, drawing on ten years of New Zealand and international research, will be available to dairy farmers from this month.
Cows and pasture are not the villains in climate change, but could instead be our saviours, says Hawke’s Bay farmer, soil scientist and consultant Phyllis Tichinin.
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New farming rules around sustainability are driving elderly farmers out of the dairy industry, says agri-economist Phil Journeaux.
New Zealand is heading for an unprecedented shutdown.
The New Zealand Veterinary Association has some advice for animal owners amid the COVID-19 pandemic.