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Nominations open for prestigious dairy award

Nominations are once again open for the Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year award, which sees women dedicated to the future of New Zealand’s dairy industry recognised and celebrated nationwide. Women are encouraged to nominate their rural role models before March when finalists will be put before a judging panel comprised of Dairy Women’s Network …

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Celebration, connection and pride at the forefront of next Dairy Women’s Network conference

People who are passionate about the dairy sector are invited to join Dairy Women’s Network at their DWN2022 Brighter. Braver. Bolder conference on the 5th-6th of April next year.   Held in Invercargill, the event will feature a programme of interactive workshops, keynote speakers, a breakfast session, a gala dinner and more, designed to help attendees …

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Make time for your people to strengthen your farm business and industry

Following a successful first round Dairy Women’s Network are bringing back their highly-rated Make Time For Your People workshops, funded by the Ministry for Primary Industries.  The first workshop will be held in North Otago on 20 October, followed by events in Bay of Plenty, South Waikato, Hauraki Plains, Central Plateau and Otago.  Dairy Women’s …

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Dairy Women’s Network announces partnership with Xero and Figured

Dairy Women’s Network, an organisation of impact that supports people and farming businesses in the dairy industry, is announcing a partnership with Figured and Xero who together offer an integrated Software-as-a-Service (Saas) cloud financial management solution for the agri sector. The agreement will see Dairy Women’s Network, Figured and Xero work together to educate, inspire …

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Dairy Women’s Network pairs up with Lely

Dairy Women’s Network are highlighting agriculture technology and the future of farming through a new partnership with robotics company Lely. Farmers interested in introducing robotics to the cowshed in the coming years need to plan for certain requirements. The partnership creates opportunities for dairy farmers around the country to learn more about the standards they …

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DWN stories to be shared by new media partner

Dairy Women’s Network are reaching out to dairy women across the country through a new partnership with national media body MediaWorks. The MediaWorks team is committed to creating and delivering great content, experiences and results for their audiences and customers. They believe in being the best in connecting, enriching and inspiring Kiwis every day. There …

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Waikato farmers invited to new DWN calf rearing expo

An expo on successful calf rearing is ensuring Waikato farmers are entering the season confidently with the right tools and knowledge to raise healthy calves. Hosted by Dairy Women’s Network and SealesWinslow, supported by AgriVantage, the expo is set to focus on the best practices of calf rearing and the physical and mental preparation needed …

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Calf rearing workshops to run throughout NZ

Practical workshops on successful calf rearing by Dairy Women’s Network and SealesWinslow are ensuring New Zealand farmers are entering the season confidently with the right tools and knowledge to raise healthy calves. Calf rearing is a critical time for dairy farmers, with success determined by the quality and management of newborn calves from the time …

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Whanganui farmer and mentor named as this year’s Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year

Whanganui sharemilker Belinda Price has been announced as the 2021 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year at tonight’s gala awards dinner, following the Allflex and DWN2021 Step Up Together Conference in Taupo. The other finalists were Ashburton dairy farmer Rebecca Miller and contract milker and LIC farm consultant Chevon Horsford from Whangarei. Dairy Women’s Network …

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