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The weather already this year has been a mixed bag of wet and dry. The winter season is now around the corner and who knows what that will bring. Rea...

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Four years of panning for gold on the West Coast didn't make Paul Stevenson a millionaire but in a way his dairy farm near Kumara got a lot closer to ...

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Warwick Wilcock remembers the moment he and wife Adrienne decided to invest in a barn for their cows. It was 2012, and they were struggling through a ...

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Paul and Andrea Stevenson are the 2017 West Cost Dairy Business of the Year winners. They were first time entrants.  Read more here

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New Zealand dairying must anticipate the environmental and animal welfare perceptions of members of the public, learning from experiences in the Unite...

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"Everyone bags ayrshires and it annoys me. I like to prove them wrong," says Hayden Slack.  Hayden and wife Ellisa are equity partners with Hayde...

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"Compared to the all grass system we left behind, we now spend about $130K on bought-in feeds, but we have seen milksolids rise by around 90,000kg. You do the maths."

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Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) is working to make it easier for dairy farmers to make investment decisions and improve their farm performance through the Farm Sysytems Change initiative. It aims to close the gap between top-performing dairy farms and the rest of the industry. 

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MPI has worked with farmers and industry experts to develop case studies of high-performing dairy farms across New Zealand. The case studies provide a...

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Cows are fanatical foragers and will source through their feed for A-grade treats so having a decent mixer wagon to finely cut and jumble different su...

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