The quicker the milk is cooled after milking, the better the quality when it is collected from the farm.

Milk cooling affects milk quality. The quicker the milk is cooled after milking, the better the quality when it is collected from the farm.

 
Maintain milk quality by aiming to remove all milk residues from the plant and destroying any resident bacteria.

Machine cleaning systems maintain milk quality by aiming to remove all milk residues from the plant and destroying any resident bacteria.

 
Maize silage ‘is still one of the best farm systems supplements available to Kiwi farmers’.

Apart from Covid-19, there seems to be one topic that is dominating the farming media at the moment – freshwater and all the new rules and policies designed to protect it.

Whakatane sharemilker Troy Doherty.

A vat of milk, calving in full swing, and suddenly there is no power – a far from an ideal scenario for Whakatane sharemilker, Troy Doherty.

Maire Mint Fire-Up.

It may have not been three in a row, but one Manawatu farm has achieved a hat-trick of sorts after winning this year’s coveted Mahoe Trophy.

The increased focus on utilisation of natural fertiliser is pushing technical development by manufacturers to deliver a wide range of nutrients to the paddock.

A midlife crisis and the desire for a new challenge were the catalysts for Nathan and Rosie Hughes’ switch to smaller herd dairy farming three years ago.

In what is a significant shift forward in the animal welfare space, dairy farmers are more focused than ever on reducing the number of bobby calves leaving their properties.

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