DairyNZ says it will complete a submission on both winter grazing and the freshwater farm plan consultations.

DairyNZ says it will complete a submission on both the winter grazing and the freshwater farm plan consultations, providing firm feedback to Government.

Lincoln University Dairy Farm is expanding research to include variable milking frequency, moving the forage base to include plantain, and replacement rate reduction.

Three new farming systems are being implemented to expand Lincoln University Dairy Farm’s (LUDF) focus and extend its outlook through to 2030.

Skim milk powder was the big winner in last week's GDT auction, with a price rise of 7.3%.

Dairy prices have ended a six month poor run, giving stronger hope to an $8 farmgate milk price this season.

New Zealand Farm Environment Trust chair Joanne van Polanen

Entries have opened for the 2021 Ballance Farm Environment Awards, including a new award.

Nick Hammond

Spring Sheep Company’s new chief executive Nick Hammond says the company’s in a high growth phase and on track to have over 40,000 sheep supplying milk in the next four years.

Jacqueline Rowarth is up for re-election to the DairyNZ board this month.

There's a two-way fight for one DairyNZ board seat as incumbent Jacqueline Rowarth takes on Waiuku farmer Stu Muir.

Tatua is the 14th largest co-op in the country, with Fonterra holding the top spot.

Co-operative businesses in New Zealand are thriving and coping well with the impact of Covid, according to Cooperative Business NZ chief executive Roz Henry.

Tim Mackle

The dairy industry, along with all primary sectors, are going to have to be very proactive and innovative over the next two to three years to deal with the uncertainties created by Covid-19.

We're very understanding on what's being put in place. That's the feedback that DairyNZ has been getting from farmers just prior to a government requirement that all essential workers, including dairy farmers, crossing the border into Auckland region must get a weekly Covid test.

A Southland dairy industry leader says the Government's response to worker shortages in the dairy industry is a "cop out".

Visa applications for migrant dairy workers are being declined over a contentious 40-hour working week requirement by the Government.

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