05 December 2019
An increasing number of farmers In Northland are turning to once-a-day (OAD) milking from twice-a-day (2AD) milking.
11 November 2019
What resources are needed if the summer is great, average, or poor?
23 October 2019
We are now well into October and pasture production is heading in the right direction.
22 October 2019
We are heading into one of the most important parts of the season when your management ability can influence a large part of milking season. This is of course, how you manage your pastures to maximise energy harvested.
07 October 2019
With much media debate and heated discussion regarding the industry’s environmental footprint it could be easy to lose sight of many controllable on-farm factors that will be part of the solution to delivering sustainability.
28 August 2019
The budget was set back in April. Have you looked at it since? This season we have the opportunity to make financial progress on farm.
24 July 2019
How many milkings are needed in a pasture based dairy cows’ lactation to optimise productivity and profitability?
03 July 2019
Apparently it’s winter. But at the time of writing this, we’ve enjoyed a very kind May and a benign June.
12 December 2018
It is time to start setting the farm up for summer, and it does mean more than stocking up on scorched almonds!
17 August 2018
Many farms are struggling with wet soils making for slower growth rates and poorer utilisation.
07 June 2018
Edward Hardie, National FarmWise manager, recommends areas for sharp focus in the lead-in to balance date, when pasture demand meets pasture supply.
20 December 2017
Hawke’s Bay FarmWise manager Dean Edwards provides an overview of a farm management strategy for the summer dry.
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