Saturday, 14 September 2019 12:47

A bit longer extension would be nice

The Government has extended the deadline for submitting on its freshwater discussion document: farmers say the two-week extension isn’t enough.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 08:55

We are not quislings or sellouts

OPINION: The suggestion that groups such as DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are selling the sector out over agricultural emissions is way off the mark and fails to grasp the complexity of the issue.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 08:29

Eight vie for DairyNZ board seats

Two positions on DairyNZ’s Board of Directors have attracted eight dairy farmer candidates.

Published in General News

DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says the dairy sector and our farmers share the same vision communities, Māori and Government have to protect and improve our freshwater resources.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 September 2019 08:17

Treating clinical mastitis

Dr Sean Daly, vet and technical adviser at MSD Animal Health, explains best-practice guidelines for treating cows with clinical mastitis.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 10:55

Just keep stock out of waterways

Simply keeping stock out of waterways arguably gives the “best bang for your buck” for water quality improvements, says DairyNZ Environment and catchment manager Aslan Wright-Stow.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 06:48

Timely reminder

With the Government intent on strangling farmers with unachievable emissions targets, abetted by the ‘suits’ at industry-good bodies, we hear a timely reminder from a scientist.

Published in Milking It
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 08:55

DairyNZ director steps down

The dairy industry must look forward continually to assess itself as fit for purpose – or not.

Published in General News
Monday, 26 August 2019 08:01

Selecting the right bull

Good bull management means running adequate numbers of bulls with the herd, reducing their stress, and handling bulls to minimise the risk of injury to people and animals, says DairyNZ.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 13:55

Climate report gives much needed detail

The latest IPCC Special Report has the potential to turn the way we look at climate change on its head, says DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle.

Published in Agribusiness
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The Hound

Quota watch

The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.

What a jerk

Your old mate notes that serial whinger Mike Joy continues to put the boot into the farming sector.

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