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The following information is a selection of the latest updates and industry news regarding dairy barn systems and herd housing. If there is any specific information that you're looking for please contact us.

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Let the buyers be aware! — Feds

Read what Federated Farmers vice-president, Andrew Hoggard has to say about the government’s decision to further restrict the sale of New Zealand farmland to overseas buyers.

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The different types of cow bedding

Cow bedding is an important consideration when operating a dairy farm that sees cows spend any amount of time indoors. Let’s look at the options available.

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Dairy Barn Conference 2017

This 2nd Dairy Barn Conference was held at the Landing Services building in Timaru on the 14th-15th November 2017. It featured a number of interesting speakers on a wide range of dairy barn related topics which stimulated some lively discussion and debate amongst the audience.

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How to start a dairy farm

If you’re thinking of converting to dairy there’s a lot you need to know. Here’s a basic checklist to help you on your way to setting up a dairy farm.

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What the new government means for dairying

These are the main points/issues that have appeared in the media in the past 6 months regarding dairy farming and policy-talk from the government.

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Canterbury A&P Show 2017

Donald Sutton, Alison Conway and Graham Petrie, from the Calder Stewart rural team, attended the 155th Canterbury A & P Show held at the Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch.

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