Catch crops could rise in importance in crop rotations, particularly as the regulatory spotlight lights up the environmental impact of winter feed crops.

Published in Management
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:13

Pushback on disease affecting brassica crops

A team led by Punjab Agricultural University, India, with researchers from The University of Western Australia, reports a breakthrough in disease resistance in brassica crops.

Published in Management

What should you keep in mind when choosing trace mineral products? Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services explains.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 15 August 2019 11:55

Bad winter grazing does do harm

Winter grazing of forage crops is very harmful to the environment, says an AgResearch scientist, Professor Richard McDowell.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 August 2019 11:55

Easing cows into winter crops

Successful grazing of crop paddocks is achieved by good management of people, cows and the environment, says DairyNZ.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 08 August 2019 12:55

Managing the biting reality of winter

DairyNZ talked to two Canterbury dairy farmers about how they look after their cows and the environment during the challenging winter.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:39

MTF makes calf feeding a breeze

Bigger and better, says Stallion chief executive Grant Allen describing the company’s largest MTF mobile calf feeder, the Mixer Tanker Feeder.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:30

Transition period critical for stock

GrainCorp Feeds is offering dairy farmers advice on transition feeding for their calving season as a means of improving cow health and lifting milk production, reports general manager Daniel Calcinai.

Published in Management
Thursday, 27 June 2019 14:55

Cows thriving in carrot country

The Frew family in Ohakune have arguably the largest milking platform in New Zealand – some 4000ha – yet run only 700 cows. The question is why? Peter Burke explains.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 11:55

Feed pads worth their weight in concrete

Pioneer forage specialist Ian Williams on the many benefits of feed pads.

Published in Opinion
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