Too soon for the robot milker?

De Laval's automatic milking rotary (AMR) on a farm in Tasmania.

DairyNZ scientist Brian Dela Rue takes a closer look at farmer-less milking, where cows move quietly and efficiently through robotic milking machines.

The lowdown on drones

A drone is just a vehicle that might carry some useful technology.

Would a drone help on the farm? DairyNZ has some advice.

Keeping the cows in good nick

Sarah Dirks ??? DairyNZ Developer in Animal Productivity team

US farmer works with New Zealand graziers on the welfare of the heifers they take on.

From law books to test tubes

Hannah McKerchar studies the changes in the treatment of milk proteins.

A former commercial lawyer has found more excitement in the laboratory, she tells Jarrod Booker.

School 'failure' to top scientist 

Palatasa Havea was Tonga's first food science PhD.

A Tongan scientist who struggled at school is now at the cutting edge of his field.

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