Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Dairy Farmer


Turning problems into agritech opportunities

Turning problems into agritech opportunities

ByTony BennyJul 4, 2022
New Zealand agritech companies are well-placed to lead solutions to problems confronting global agriculture but will make more progress if they partner with overseas players, Callaghan Innovation chief executive Vic Crone told a recent webinar put on by B.linc, Lincoln…

On-farm GHG reductions come at a large cost

ByHugh StringlemanJul 4, 2022
The cost of reducing methane and nitrous oxide emissions on the Northland Agricultural Research Farm (NARF) in the 2022 season was 40% of operating profit compared with typical dairy farming…

Grab your gumboots and go dairy

ByStaff reporterJul 4, 2022
Kiwis are being encouraged to join the dairy sector, as one-third of dairy farms seek to fill vacancies ahead of a busy calving season which begins in July. Through a…

Bumpy yet profitable road ahead for dairy

ByGuest writerJul 4, 2022
Dairy commodity prices reached record heights earlier in 2022, leaving many wondering whether we have yet reached peak powder prices. While milk production is in the midst of a significant…


Follow science, not politics

Follow science, not politics

ByGerald PiddockJul 4, 2022
Another month has gone by and another new piece of policy has been put in front of farmers to digest.…
Born and bred to farm

Born and bred to farm

ByRoss NollyJul 4, 2022
A Taranaki farmer who may have one of the smallest herds in New Zealand, milking through a 40-year-old walk-through cowshed,…
Dairy Farmer July 2022

Dairy Farmer July 2022

ByStaff reporterJul 1, 2022
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Using drones to combat herd home mould

Using drones to combat herd home mould

ByRoss NollyJun 20, 2022
Farm technology continues to forge ahead in leaps and bounds and the use of drones in the agriculture sector is…
Achieving the right work-life balance on-farm

Achieving the right work-life balance on-farm

ByGuest writerJun 20, 2022
Jonathon Hoets is a farm manager at Kairoa Dairies Limited, which is part of the Rylib Group farming portfolio located…
Adding value through energy

Adding value through energy

ByCheyenne NicholsonJun 20, 2022
Each year 52 million tonnes of carbon is produced by agricultural machinery. Our reliance on fossil fuels to grow and…
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