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16 February 2015
View news from New Zealand Government Offers Tax Relief for Drought-Affected Farmers
NEW ZEALAND - Revenue Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the Inland Revenue’s decision to exercise its income equalisation discretion to help provide relief for drought-affected farmers in the eastern South Island....
13 February 2015
View news from New Zealand Mild Weather Could Explain Mystery Swede Deaths
NEW ZEALAND - Scientists researching fatalities in New Zealand dairy cows grazing swedes are saying mild weather could be blamed on liver damage to cattle....
29 January 2015
View news from New Zealand Fonterra to Reduce Global Auction Offer Amid Dry Spell
GLOBAL – Fonterra has reviewed down its milk volume forecast and planned to reduce its Global Dairy Trade offering after dry weather in the New Year. ...
View news from New Zealand Free BCS Assessments to Address Condition Problem
NEW ZEALAND – Free body condition score (BCS) assessments will be provided across New Zealand’s Northland herds in a move to address problems with production and profitability....
23 January 2015
View news from New Zealand Farmers Call for Drought Declaration
NEW ZEALAND - Federated Farmers believes that if the government made a medium-scale adverse event declaration for some South Island provinces, it would give more emotional support to farmers than financial....
21 January 2015
View news from New Zealand Fall in Fuel Prices Should Mean Lower Costs for Farmers
NEW ZEALAND - The continuing fall in fuel prices should be reflected in lower farm input costs Federated Farmers believes....
14 January 2015
View news from New Zealand NZ Agritech Sector Worth NZ$1.2 billion
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's agritechnology sector was worth approximately NZ$1.2 billion in 2013 according to new research into the size, value and future potential of the sector....
06 January 2015
View news from New Zealand Water Policy Making Impact on New Zealand Farms
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand has rung in the New Year with positive news on the sustainable farming front....
05 January 2015
View news from New Zealand Scientists Crack Swede Death Condition
NEW ZEALAND – A mystery condition which saw cattle experience ill health and in some instances die after grazing on swedes has been solved after a three month wait, according to Dairy New Zealand....
25 November 2014
View news from New Zealand Bluetongue Virus Identified in Bulgarian Wildlife
EUROPE – Wild animals have become infected with Bluetongue in Bulgaria, resulting in deaths to deer and wild sheep....
24 November 2014
View news from New Zealand Disease Warning Issued for New Zealanders
NEW ZEALAND – An agricultural advisory body is urging farmers to be on the lookout for a tick-carried disease after spreading from Northland to the south island this year....
14 November 2014
View news from New Zealand Value of Dairy Sector Questioned By Green Party
NEW ZEALAND – New Zealand’s dairy sector has reacted after being called a “one trick pony” and the government slammed for betting on the farm....
29 October 2014
View news from New Zealand Government Help Vital to Keep Dam Project Affordable
NEW ZEALAND - A New Zealand farm body is lobbying the government to support a new dam project in the south island’s northern district....
17 October 2014
View news from New Zealand New Zealanders to See 3 Months into Future
ANALYSIS - A three month milk production and price forecaster, designed by the New Zealand stock exchange, is one of the latest tools dairy farmers have in coping with market volatility....
06 October 2014
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Manure Management Scheme Growing
NEW ZEALAND – More New Zealand farmers are benefiting from independent assessments of farm effluent programmes in assisting with compliance as standards tighten....
24 September 2014
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Drops Farm Milk Price
NEW ZEALAND - Falling world milk prices have led to Fonterra lowering its farmgate milk price for the coming season by 70 cents. ...
22 September 2014
View news from New Zealand New Managing Director Announced for Moredun Scientific
SCOTLAND - John Murray has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Moredun Scientific. He will succeed Professor Willie Donachie who will retire from the company in December....
18 September 2014
View news from New Zealand Answer to Unknown Swede Condition Six Months Away
NEW ZEALAND – Answering what causes an unknown condition linking swede grazing with illness and death in dairy cattle is months away, according to a group of experts....
16 September 2014
View news from New Zealand Mystery Swede Problem Killing New Zealand Cows
NEW ZEALAND – Veterinary professionals are working hard to understand a cattle illness, sometimes proving fatal, caused by grazing forage swede crops in the south of New Zealand....
View news from New Zealand Possible Three Per Cent Surcharge on New Zealand Cheese and Butter
NEW ZEALAND - Carlos Furche, the Chilean Minister of Agriculture, requested that the Distortion Commission impose a three per cent surcharge on cheese and butter from New Zealand....
10 September 2014
View news from New Zealand New Zealanders Request More Ag Science Funding
NEW ZEALAND – Primary industries define New Zealand’s position in the world, but financial aid is required in order for full potential to be reached....
05 September 2014
View news from New Zealand Rise in Theileria Cases Warrants Vet Help
NEW ZEALAND – Cattle farmers are being encouraged to approach their veterinarians when suspected Theileria cases appear....
01 September 2014
View news from New Zealand Genomics Database to Change Hands
NEW ZEALAND – A producer research and development organisation is set to acquire a genomics database said to be worth 310 million dollars to New Zealand dairying annually....
29 August 2014
View news from New Zealand Fresh Cut Grass Makes New Zealand’s Goat Industry Unique
NEW ZEALAND – Cutting grass and transporting it directly to goats makes New Zealand’s dairy goat system stand out globally, say New Zealand researchers....
27 August 2014
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Maintains $6 Forecast Price
NEW ZEALAND – Fonterra’s forecast cash payout for the coming season is staying at $6.20-$6.25 in view of the strong long term dairy outlook....
View news from New Zealand Dairy Still Squeezing Sheep Sector
NEW ZEALAND – Sheep numbers are still declining in New Zealand, while beef cattle numbers have lifted as dairy and related activities grow. ...
19 August 2014
View news from New Zealand North Island Farmers Recover from Devastating Storms
NEW ZEALAND – Dairy farmers should stock take feed and boost pasture growth following the July floods, says DairyNZ after widespread weather events have left pasture plans in ruins and ruined many feed stores....
18 August 2014
View news from New Zealand Fonterra and CSIRO Join Forces to Drive Sustainable Dairy Innovation
NEW ZEALAND - Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd. has signed a five-year strategic agreement with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to drive innovation in sustainable farming, manufacturing, health, nutrition and consumer...
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