The New Zealand Feed Manufacturer’s Association (NZFMA) are looking to examine the role of supplemental feeding to dairy cows for reducing environmental impact and effects on animal welfare and production.
NZ has a high proportion of green house gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture. This is unique when compared to other developed countries.
An update on breeding dairy cows with the incorporation of a major gene for heat tolerance (the “slick” gene) into a background of NZ grazing genetics.
Gwen Verkerk delivered an outline of the proposed Waikato Regional Plan Change 1 – Waikato and Waipa River Catchments. Key policy areas, timeline and schedule 1 were reviewed. NZARN members a full copy of the presentation is available below if you are logged in. Non-members looking for more information are encouraged to use our ‘contact a