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Storey to close chapter on Dairy Women’s Network Trust Board

After five years at the Dairy Women’s Network Trust Board table Pamela Storey will pull up a chair for the last time in November, providing an opportunity for a new trustee with a ‘fresh perspective’ to shape the future of the organisation. “I think it’s important as we go through our governance career, to make …

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Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year award calls for leaders beyond the farm gate

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year as the industry searches for its next inspiring and passionate leader.    Dairy women are encouraged to nominate their role models in the industry before February when finalists will be put before a judging panel, comprised of Dairy Women’s Network Trustee Sophie Stanley, 2019 Dairy Woman of the Year Trish Rankin, …

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New DWN workshops are changing the game on BVD

Allflex Livestock Intelligence, MSD and IDEXX are changing the game of animal health in a new ‘Tech Talk and Eradicating BVD’ workshop series, for Dairy Women’s Network members and farmers nationwide. The workshops will focus on Allflex’s monitoring system technology and how that technology can help with heat detection as well as overall animal health. …

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New workshops to plan for the next farming generation

Dairy Women’s Network members will get a hand in planning for the future of their farm business, with a new workshop series held in conjunction with NZ CA Limited and ASB. These free three-hour sessions will help attendees understand their options for succession; what to think about when going through the process; how to navigate …

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NAIT KNOWLEDGE TO INCREASE AROUND THE COUNTRY WITH NEW WORKSHOP SERIES

Farmers around the country are set to learn more about the basics of National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) in a new Dairy Women’s Network workshop series. Delivered in conjunction with disease management agency and NAIT tool owner, OSPRI, the free three-hour sessions will cover the registration process and how to keep up to date …

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Dairy Women’s Network latest recipient of IDEXX community support

9th JULY 2020 Dairy farmers throughout New Zealand are about to benefit from specialist animal health knowledge, as Dairy Women’s Network enters into a new partnership with global veterinary diagnostics and leading research and development organisation IDEXX. The partnership is the latest in a series of IDEXX community support initiatives worldwide, and sees a team …

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Best practice and vital new research focus of calf rearing webinar series

3 June 2020 Existing best practice and vital new research aimed at producing strong, healthy, well grown calves is the focus of five calf rearing webinars being run by the Dairy Women’s Network starting on Monday. Calf rearing is a critical time for dairy farmers, with success determined by the quality and management of new-born …

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Three new faces for Dairy Women’s Network Board

2 June 2020 The Dairy Women’s Network will have three new faces when its board meets on Friday. Fonterra Dairy Woman of the year 2019 Trish Rankin, Dairy Women’s Network Business Group Director Rachel Haskew and Chief Executive of iwi-owned Pouarua Farms Jenna Smith will all bring valuable varied skills and experiences, Dairy Women’s Network …

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