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Make drying off less stressful

David Dymock, livestock technical advisor with MSD Animal Health covers best practice insertion of dry cow therapy and teat sealants.

 

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Fresh milk stalling growth

Australians’ love of fresh milk is restricting the growth of the dairy industry, says Norco Dairy chairman Greg McNamara.

 

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Tenure review of land to end

The Minister for Land Information, Eugenie Sage, announced on February 17 that the ‘tenure review’ of Crown pastoral land under…

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Feeding out maize silage

Maize silage is a maize crop cut and ensiled in a stack or bunker; commonly used as a supplement to pasture in…

Building pasture cover levels

The long summer dry has meant many farmers are now focused on how they can increase pasture cover levels while…

Farm Health

Make drying off less stressful

David Dymock, livestock technical advisor with MSD Animal Health covers best practice insertion of dry cow therapy and teat sealants.

Machinery & Products

Keeping it short and sharp

When harvesting grass silage, farmers and contractors strive to get the highest possible forage quality to increase profits.

 

Tyres turning green

It's not only the rural sector coming under pressure to clean up its environmental footprint.

Seeing is believing

A whiteboard messaging system developed by a young newcomer to dairy farming has blossomed into a standalone business.

Motoring

2019 RAV4 tops 25-year legacy

Toyota's recently launched, fifth generation RAV4 is said to build on its 25-year legacy with its charismatic design, improved performance,…

2019 Rav 4 unwrapped

Toyota NZ has unwrapped the 2019 RAV 4, the SUV first seen in boxy guise 30 years ago at the…

Raptor for fun, not work

The Ford Ranger Raptor is not the truck you buy for heavy work; payload and towing capacity are significantly less…

Tried and tested Triton

Performance, safety upgrades and a new look for the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton have the manufacturer suggesting it expects its sales…

 

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MooFree May

UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.

Fresh is best

The shelf life of fresh milk can be extended up to two months by a technology developed by an Australian…

 
 

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