Of the dairy products exported in 2013 milk powder alone fetched $5.1 billion. Dairy remains as a significant and top export earner within the primary production sector in New Zealand.
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- March 06, 2016
Farm owners, managers, sharemilkers and farm workers should consider farm dairy effluent as a valuable resource. The philosophy of farm dairy effluent disposal should be replaced with that of obtaining maximum benefits from this valuable resource. Consider effluent application on the basis of K loading than N to avoid magnesium deficiency in pasture.Continue reading
- November 19, 2014
There is increasing pressure globally and locally to maintain and improve water quality and use water wisely. Waterway management in the context of habitat enhancement should be a key component of farm planning & management and sustainability. Without proactive effort and targeted investment and maintenance, reactive actions may be needed to comply with regulations.Continue reading