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10 July 2018
View news from New Zealand NZ Meat, Dairy Industry Prepare for US-China Trade War Fallout
NEW ZEALAND - A short-term boost to the New Zealand dairy sector is possible as the US-China trade war escalates, but the industry is predicting long term pain....
03 July 2018
View news from New Zealand Greenpeace Says New Water Rules Must Ban Dairy Conversions
NEW ZEALAND - Greenpeace says New Zealand’s water regulations need to be updated to prevent dairy expansion and end the intensification of livestock farming across the country....
29 June 2018
View news from New Zealand Call for CCTV Cameras in Dairy Sheds, Slaughterhouses
NEW ZEALAND - Animal rights group Safe is calling for CCTV cameras to be placed in all dairy sheds and slaughterhouses....
19 June 2018
View news from New Zealand NZ Dairy Product Prices Seen Steady to Easing
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy product prices are expected to slip at the Global Dairy Trade auction overnight amid a pick-up in supply, even as global trade tensions appear to benefit demand for New Zealand dairy products....
11 June 2018
View news from New Zealand Cattle Cull Reaches 24,500 in M. bovis Battle
NEW ZEALAND - There have been 24,500 cattle culled in the fight against Mycoplasma bovis so far....
06 June 2018
View news from New Zealand Survey Reveals More Dairy Farmers Feeling Financial Pressure
NEW ZEALAND - More farmers are feeling under financial pressure, and satisfaction with their banks has slipped, the May 2018 Federated Farmers’ Banking Survey shows....
29 May 2018
View news from New Zealand New Zealand to Cull 150k Cows
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd....
28 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Beef + Lamb NZ Supports Phased Eradication Decision
NEW ZEALAND - Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) supports the decision announced by the Government to attempt phased eradication of Mycoplasma bovis (Mp. bovis) from New Zealand....
25 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Hawkes Bay Dairy Company Tackles Plastic Bottle Mountain
NEW ZEALAND - Hawkes Bay dairy processor, Origin Earth, this week launches its’ vision to remove 2500 two litre plastic milk bottles from the recycling waste stream every week....
24 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Yili's NZ Dairy Processor Grows Sales
NEW ZEALAND - Oceania Dairy, the South Canterbury-based dairy company owned by Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group, has continued to make products for the Chinese market in New Zealand at a loss, its 2017 accounts show....
15 May 2018
View news from New Zealand No MPI Plans for Extra Cattle Movement Restrictions
NEW ZEALAND - Changing farms on so-called Gypsy Day, when large numbers of farmers shift stock, requires extra precaution because of Mycoplasma bovis but the Ministry for Primary Industries won't prevent animal movements beyond the 300 or so farms under...
14 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Mycoplasma Bovis Found in Waikato
NEW ZEALAND - Cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis continues to spread through New Zealand with a farm in Cambridge the latest to test positive....
11 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Greenpeace Exposes Dairy Pipeline Incursion
NEW ZEALAND - Greenpeace has released drone video footage revealing a major dairy incursion into wilderness country in the Mackenzie....
10 May 2018
View news from New Zealand New Dairy Season to 'Hit a Six'
NEW ZEALAND - The 2018/19 dairy season is expected to "hit a six", with a shaky start possible, but a strong finish anticipated, resulting in a third season with a "milk price starting with a six", according to a new industry report....
08 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Canterbury Dairy Herd Rises as New Zealand Total Steadies
NEW ZEALAND - The number of dairy cattle in Canterbury is continuing to rise, bucking a national trend of stable figures, Stats NZ said today....
07 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Cattle Disease Bill Could be $30k Per Farm
NEW ZEALAND - Farmers could end up paying $30,000 each on average to help cover the cost of eradicating mycoplasma bovis....
02 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Cattle Industry Heavied into Paying for M. bovis
NEW ZEALAND - Reports from the cattle industry that the Government is effectively forcing it outside its mandate to contribute towards biosecurity incursions are extremely concerning, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Nathan Guy says....
01 May 2018
View news from New Zealand Synlait And Farm IQ to Drive Insight-Led Dairy Farming
NEW ZEALAND - Synlait Milk has partnered with farm software company FarmIQ Systems to provide certified Lead With Pride™ dairy farmers with a cloud-based farm information system....
19 April 2018
View news from New Zealand Dairy Product Prices Gain for First Time in Five Auctions
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction, gaining for the first time in five events, amid strong demand....
10 April 2018
View news from New Zealand Rabobank: China's Import Program, Weather-impacted NZ Season Perfect Ingredients for Short-term Rally
NEW ZEALAND - A robust import programme by Chinese buyers, combined with a weather-impacted New Zealand season, were the perfect ingredients for the short-term rally in Q1 2018....
05 April 2018
View news from New Zealand Dairy Product Prices Fall for Fourth Straight Auction
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction, dragged lower by an unexpected plunge in anhydrous milk fat....
27 March 2018
View news from New Zealand Beef + Lamb NZ Welcomes Certainty for Infected Properties; Farmers Urged to Comply with NAIT
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced that all cattle on properties infected with the Mycoplasma bovis (M.bovis) cattle disease will be culled and the farmers' losses compensated....
26 March 2018
View news from New Zealand 22,000 M.bovis-infected Cattle to be Culled
NEW ZEALAND - Tens of thousands of New Zealand cattle infected with the mycoplasma bovis disease will be culled, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has revealed....
23 March 2018
View news from New Zealand NZ-led Study Reveals DNA of Cattle, Sheep Bacteria
NEW ZEALAND - International scientists led by New Zealanders have identified the genetic makeup of over 500 species of bacteria found in the gut of cattle and sheep....
21 March 2018
View news from New Zealand Fonterra CEO Resigns as Dairy Giant Announces Gross Loss in H1 Results
NEW ZEALAND - Fonterra CEO has resigned and is to step down later this year as Theo Speirings held the helm of the world's largest dairy exporting company for nearly seven years, a statement said on Wednesday....
19 March 2018
View news from New Zealand NZ Dairy Manufacturer Plans to List on ASX
NEW ZEALAND - The owners of a South Island dairy manufacturer plan to list their company on the Australian Securities Exchange, raising as much as A$20 million to expand....
07 March 2018
View news from New Zealand Dairy Product Prices Slip for Second Straight Auction
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy product prices fell at the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction, with whole milk powder declining amid an increase in supply....
01 March 2018
View news from New Zealand M. bovis Costs Predicted to be $100m
NEW ZEALAND - The total cost of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis is projected to be almost $100 million....
 
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