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

New Bobby Calf Regulations out

Posted on 28/07/2016
This notice covers the new Bobby Calf Regulations, and general information about calving and slinks.

The Dairy Alert, December 2016: Read here

Dairy Policy Work

Rural Boundary Fencing

Posted on 16/02/2017
Factsheet on rural boundary fencing

Oil and Gas Exploration activities on Private Land

Posted on 14/02/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity

Welfare of Bobby Calves

Posted on 12/12/2016

Velvetleaf Farm Management

Posted on 12/12/2016
MPI guide to Velvetleaf management

Good practice guidelines for the Welfare of Bobby Calves

Posted on 12/12/2016
DairyNZ good practice guidelines for the welfare of bobby calves

Factsheets

Rural Boundary Fencing

Posted on 16/02/2017
Factsheet on rural boundary fencing

Best Practice Employment Guidelines

Posted on 16/02/2017
DairyNZ and Federated Farmers have developed this best practice guideline to help you get it right

Red Clover Moth

Posted on 16/02/2017
The red clover Case Bearer moth has recently been found in Auckland and Canterbury - for more information see this factsheet

Rules on the use of Drones

Posted on 14/02/2017

Conversion of Deemed Permits to RMA Permits

Posted on 14/02/2017
Background: what is a Deemed Permit? In the 1880s, mining laws permitted the taking of water for mining purposes in water races, dams, creeks and channels across Otago. This was done on a first-in first-served basis.