Dairy

Federated Farmers Dairy aims to maintain a strong, progressive and sustainable dairy industry through representation, consultation and advocacy.

Federated Farmers Dairy focuses on developing sensible policy by influencing local and central government, the wider industry and community groups.

Federated Farmers Dairy is made up of three parts representing dairy farmers, sharemilkers and sharemilker farm owners.

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Dairy Group News

Cyclone Gita- preparing for the storm

Posted on 19/02/2018
As you will know NZ is battening down the hatches for Cyclone Gita, currently predicted to have most initial impact around the Top of the South Island, West Coast, and bottom of the North Island.

Dairy and Sharemilkers Section meet in Christchurch

Posted on 16/02/2018
Local farmers and rural professionals are invited to join with Federated Farmers Dairy who will be visiting places of interest to the agri-sector in Canterbury

Mycoplasma Bovis National Testing Programme

Posted on 2/02/2018
As part of MPI's response to Mycoplasma bovis, dairy companies are helping to co-ordinate the national testing programme.

Dairy Alert

Dairy Alert December 2017

Posted on 21/12/2017
With Christmas looming, I will make this short. I’m busy shifting house and I’ll need to leave time to let Santa know my family is to be found in a different house, albeit only about 400m away!

Dairy Alert May 2017

Posted on 30/05/2017
With little over a month to go in my role, it is pleasing to be going out on a bit of a high, payout wise at least.

Dairy Alert - April 2017

Posted on 4/04/2017

Dairy Policy Work

Mycoplasma Bovis Resources

Posted on 16/02/2018

Mating time- options to manage M Bovis

Posted on 12/10/2017
While Federated Farmers has been working with the wider dairy and beef industries and the Ministry for Primary Industries on the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis),..

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

Posted on 26/09/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity

Advice on Employment Issues

Posted on 26/09/2017
Factsheet reqarding employment issues during calving

Grazing Agreement Supporting Information

Posted on 21/04/2017
The one agreement covers three separate types of grazing arrangements

Factsheets

Cyclone Gita- preparing for the storm

Posted on 19/02/2018
As you will know NZ is battening down the hatches for Cyclone Gita, currently predicted to have most initial impact around the Top of the South Island, West Coast, and bottom of the North Island.

Mycoplasma Bovis Resources

Posted on 16/02/2018

Dairy and Sharemilkers Section meet in Christchurch

Posted on 16/02/2018
Local farmers and rural professionals are invited to join with Federated Farmers Dairy who will be visiting places of interest to the agri-sector in Canterbury

Mycoplasma Bovis National Testing Programme

Posted on 2/02/2018
As part of MPI's response to Mycoplasma bovis, dairy companies are helping to co-ordinate the national testing programme.

Dairy Alert December 2017

Posted on 21/12/2017
With Christmas looming, I will make this short. I’m busy shifting house and I’ll need to leave time to let Santa know my family is to be found in a different house, albeit only about 400m away!