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New dairy technology in 2019

While the most obvious signs of change might be thinner phones, electric cars and faster internet, the advances we’re seeing in technology are also being applied to the dairy industry. Here’s a look at a few ways farmers are already using new technology to make their lives’ easier – both here and abroad.

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DeLaval & The Future Of Dairy

More and more dairy farmers are turning to technology to help optimise milk production and improve cows’ wellbeing. DeLaval - a name synonymous with the dairy farming industry - is one of the companies at the forefront of it all.

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Barn farmer got the very best advice

Pareora dairy farmer Peter Collins pays tribute to the advice he got from the man at the center of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak in helping him set up his huge new dairy barn system.

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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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Mapping the shift to digital farming

This article was published online in Rural News on Friday 10th November 2017. AgResearch says it is starting a big programme to prepare New Zealand for the new era of digital agriculture.

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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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