Dairy Herd Improvement Industry, Review of Regulation, MPI Discussion Paper No 2018.10

In November 2018, Federated Farmers submitted to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) on their review of the Regulations on the Dairy Herd Improvement industry.  We recommended that the Access Panel, which oversees the Database, be given the power to include more fields after consultation with the industry.  We also set a challenge for the industry to set a common Standard so that all automated systems that collect data (e.g. in-line systems in the farm dairy) are able to send the appropriate, standardised data to the Core Database, at the push of a button, by 2020.  Read more here: