DairyNZ says it is still working through the details of the Government’s Essential Freshwater package announced late last month.
A web-based technology is now available to help farmers better manage their water resources and improve decision-making around irrigation.
The Taranaki Regional Council is welcoming the Government’s revised stance on freshwater regulation.
North Waikato farmers Michael and Rebecca Payne’s investment in a new effluent pond last year turned into a headache when neighbours complained about the smell.
Environment Southland expects “clear improvements” this year on winter grazing practices in the region.
Simple actions can reduce winter nutrient loss, explains Bala Tikkisetty, sustainable agriculture advisor at Waikato Regional Council.
There was a large turnout on a recent DairyNZ webinar discussing once-a-day (OAD) milking, with participants joining in from Northland and Southland and all places in between.
New research is seeking to understand the role hardy catch crops can play in reducing nitrate leaching.
The versatility of Holstein Friesians is being credited with allowing a young South Canterbury couple to produce zero bobby calves.
The dairy landscape in New Zealand is changing, as it is around the world.
Six months after implementing a groundbreaking new farming system, Alan Law’s Whakatane dairy farm is an oasis of green among drought-stricken neighbouring farms.
It’s been a tough summer for most dairy farms including Owl Farm, the St Peter’s School demonstration farm near Cambridge.
Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on the many things that won’t change for agriculture through the COVID-19 pandemic.
A small Waikato dairy farm with one Lely Astronaut A4 robot has proven that robotic milking is also effective with a small herd.
The decision to move to overseas genetics has put a Northland farming couple on the track to achieving 500kgMS/cow.
Focusing resources on improving reproductive performance can offer economic, social, and legal benefits.
Good strides are being made in the Ministry for Primary Industry’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme, according to its new head.
Digital systems will come into their own with COVID-19 restrictions, says James Watson of TracMap.
Keep yourself and your employees safe at milking during COVID-19 with the following tips.
A Hamilton soil and water consultant is questioning the effectiveness of the dairy effluent storage calculator on Waikato farms.
Encouraging farmers to share ideas for achieving sustainable freshwater management has motivated the launch of a new award — with a trip to the US up for grabs.
HerdHome System Ltd founders Tom and Kathy Pow are back at the helm of the company they founded 20 years ago.
Dry weather conditions are putting Bay of Plenty Regional Council waterways under unusual pressure.
In his third season, sharemilker and Ravensdown shareholder James Barbour takes us through the farm’s approach to nutrient management.