May 5, 2022
In this issue...
- Executive Committee Report
Member Karen Middelberg reflects on chair John Somerville's time on the committee as he retires, the upcoming Branch Chairs Meeting and HWEN recommendations to be released at the end of May.
- Deer Industry 2022 Road Trip
Join us for the DINZ 2022 Road Trip! We couldn't bring you to Wellington, so we’re bringing the conference to you.
- Velvet Market Update
New Zealand velvet industry continues to grow, velvet buyers and exporters successfully navigated a highly challenging season, and highlighting recent immune function research.
- Venison inspo for New Zealand foodies
DINZ is working to keep New Zealand venison at the front and centre of Kiwi cooks’ minds with campaigns that show why it's a great addition to a healthy diet.
- NZDFA Branch Chairs and AGM - 24/25 May 2022
The NZDFA Branch Chairs will meet in Wellington on Tuesday 24 May at the Brentwood Hotel with the AGM to be held the next day in person or online.
- Deer Industry Photo Competition has been extended for 1 week only!
The MSD/Allfex competition has been extended till Wed 11 May. Get your entries in now!
- Drought conditions in the South have eased in some places but challenges remain
Rainfall has eased the conditions across many parts of Southland, but Otago is still experiencing drier than usual conditions.
- P2P Big Deer Tour 2022
Eight university students were selected for a tour of the industry visiting everything from processors to farms.
- Winter grazing - who, what, where and when?
With winter just around the corner it's time to think about the intensive winter grazing rules and what we need to prepare for.
- Managing the plant pest fall armyworm
Message from Biosecurity New Zealand on the discovery of fall armyworm.
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Joke of the Month
Matuschkatoon by Murray Matuschka. Drawn for 2004 Deer Industry Conference held in Wairakei
Please note all events are subject to Covid-19 restrictions in place at the time of the event. Please follow instructions of host and/or venue
- MSD/Allfex Deer Industry Photo Competition - Entries extended till 11 May! Click here for details >>
- 2022 Deer Industry Road Trips - click here for details.
- Green House Gas workshops - details are being finalised but pop these dates in your calendar:
30th May - Taihape
17th June – Alexandra
21st June – Tapanui
22nd June - Winton
- 27th June – Waimate
28th June – Pleasant point
29th June – Methven
- July - Oamaru
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