Displaying items by tag: PKE

Friday, 28 April 2017 12:55

PKE - friend or foe?

In little over a decade palm kernel extract (PKE) grew from being a little known by-product, to one of the most commonly used supplements on NZ dairy farms.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 07:24

Shipped out pronto

A fouled vessel carrying PKE, ordered by MPI to leave Tauranga on March 6, has been allowed to return after divers cleaned it outside New Zealand waters.

Published in Milking It
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 13:37

Vessel allowed to off-load PKE after clean-up

A vessel ordered to leave Tauranga earlier this month has been allowed to return after being cleaned outside New Zealand, says the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 March 2017 12:47

PKE ship barred from Fiji

Authorities in Fiji have blocked a ship, carrying palm kernel expeller (PKE) for New Zealand’s dairy industry, from entering its waters to clean its infested hull.
Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 07:55

Milk flows down but grass growing for Fonterra

Fonterra's December milk collection was down 4.8% versus the same month in 2015.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 November 2016 09:55

PKE-free milk: new craze or passing promotion?

PKE-free milk is the latest product in line for production by Auckland boutique dairy company Lewis Road Creamery.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 08:55

PKE-laden ship taking its time

A ship barred from discharging its palm kernel expeller (PKE) cargo remained anchored off Tauranga Port late last week.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 12:56

PKE vessel denied discharge

A vessel carrying 23,000 tonnes of palm kernel expeller (PKE) will not be permitted to discharge its cargo in New Zealand.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 10:55

PKE rules not made to be broken

PKE rules are there for a reason and importers must abide by them, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 14:55

PKE still a useful supplement

A pasture-first approach to New Zealand dairy farming can be complemented by wise use of supplements such as PKE, says DairyNZ.

Published in Agribusiness
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