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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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Bloody good boss online webinar series kicks off this week

How to be a bloody good boss virtual workshops are being by the Dairy Women’s Network this week. The workshops are the second wave of seminars run by the Dairy Women’s Network that were originally being held in person throughout the country but have been adapted to run as an online webinar series. “Moving our …

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New Dairy Women’s Network Regional Leader award won by Mid-Canterbury farmer

The Dairy Women’s Network inaugural Regional Leader of the Year award was won by Mid-Canterbury farmer Tania Burrows. The award, which recognises grassroots dairy farming leadership efforts from throughout New Zealand, was announced at tonight’s Dairy Women’s Network virtual awards evening. (Wednesday 6 May). The other finalists were Sue Skelton, who is farming south west …

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Ngai Tahu Farm Manager named Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year

Ngai Tahu Farm Manager Ash-Leigh Campbell from Christchurch is the 2020 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year. The prestigious dairy award was announced at tonight’s Dairy Women’s Network virtual awards evening. (Wednesday 6 May). The other finalists were Auckland based microbiologist and bio chemist Natasha Maguire and West Coast dairy farmer Heather McKay. Dairy Women’s …

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Four Dairy Women’s Network Regional Leader finalists

30 April 2020 Grassroots dairy farming leadership efforts from throughout New Zealand are represented by the four finalists in the Dairy Women’s Network new DWN Regional Leader of the Year award. The finalists are spread from the north of the North Island where Sue Skelton is farming south west of Whangarei near Waiotira to Jessica …

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