Articles tagged federated farmers

The Government plans to eradicate mycoplasma bovis over 10 years, but will start by allowing mass stock movements from Friday that rely on a discredited tracking system, Thomas Coughlan reports.

Advances in technology and research will mean New Zealand can "have its cake and eat it too" when it comes to dairy cattle numbers, says DairyNZ CEO Tim Mackle - but unlike Federated Farmers, DairyNZ does not think a shift to keeping cows indoors is one of those new techniques.