Finnish dairy company Valio is on a mission to reduce milk’s carbon footprint to zero by 2035.
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Adding ative live yeast Vistacell can improve rumen function in grazing cows, says supplier AB Vista.
Farmers are being urged to exercise caution when transitioning cows from pasture to brassicas and fodder beet.
Dargaville dairy farmer Bob Franklin is happy to fork out money for top heifer grazing if he gets a product worth $20,000 more over its lifetime.
It is costing dairy farmers an “awful lot of money” to have poorly grown heifers, says AgFirst consultant Gareth Baynham.
Five new focus farms will give graziers knowledge and resources to help grow heifers better, and strengthen their relationship with dairy farmer clients.
Pasture-based dairy farming is a balance between managing the pasture and the cows to maximise sustainable profit, says DairyNZ.
AUSTRALIA’S GROWERS are grabbing four-six weeks autumn or winter grazing off oilseed rape crops with no impact on grain yield, CSIRO agronomist John Kirkengaard told growers at Crops 2014.
THE RURAL real estate market is seeing a sustained recovery in turnover and price, judging by the latest figures from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.