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

Get an update on Mycoplasmas bovis response

Posted on 14/06/2018
A series of meetings have been arranged in the Canterbury/ Otago area so farmers can get an update on the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) response.

Mycoplasma Bovis - Legal obligations

Posted on 8/06/2018
Following the government's announcement on 28 May 2018 that it will continue to attempt to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from New Zealand

Movement restricted properties - permit for winter grazing movement

Posted on 31/05/2018
MPI has confirmed that it will fully support farmers whose properties have been placed under movement restrictions to move cattle to winter grazing.

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 21/06/2018

Advice on Employment Issues

Posted on 25/05/2018
Factsheet reqarding employment issues during calving

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 29/09/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity

Factsheets

Mycoplasma Bovis Resources

Posted on 21/06/2018

Advice on Employment Issues

Posted on 25/05/2018
Factsheet reqarding employment issues during calving

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 29/09/2017
Oil & gas: exploration activities on private land - minimum impact activity