Now that system four and five dairy farms account for 25% of the total, demand is growing for high profit, low footprint innovative management options...
Dairy farmers Shaun and Fiona Kehely have tried various things in their drive to improve production. They say two HerdHomes® they have built ...
A Walton farm’s high milk production, despite the recent drought, and success in the Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards shows profit and environmental care can go hand in hand.
Stronger roof trusses are allowing HerdHomes® to span up to 20m, so farms can retro-fit the Waikato firm’s roofs over existing yards and pads.
Northland’s Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, brothers Ian and Tim Douglas, have in three years expanded further than most dairy farmers would in a lifetime.
When it comes to hit rate, the Douglas brothers from Titoki (Northland) shoot straight from the hip.
The saying ‘Do it once, do it right’ applies perfectly to a new farm conversion.
Expansion as part of a family succession plan is key for Kaikohe father and son dairy farmers Anthony and Peter Giesbers.
Clear roofs, active air movement and slatted floors with underlying effluent bunkers can substantially improve different types of traditional housing for dairy cows, both in New Zealand and around the world.
On-off grazing could help dairy farms in limbo under looming nitrate loss limits.
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