Health and safety (H&S) of people is the top priority for a farming group that’s among the largest in New Zealand.
Top quality Jersey cows sold at an average of $5364 at the recent Jersey Pride Elite Jersey sale in Wellington.
The Whanau in the award-winning mental health programme GoodYarn has just got bigger.
A new Global Dairy Trade Marketplace platform launched a year ago has attracted registered sellers from Europe, USA, Asia and Oceania.
DairyNZ director Ben Allomes says dairy farmer morale has lifted in the last few months to sit now at six or seven out of ten.
North Otago farmer Matt Ross has been elected to the LIC board for a four-year term.
World dairy experts believe there’s plenty of stretch left in the science that has made mozzarella a New Zealand success story.
The Smaller Milk and Supply Herds (SMASH) conferences will be held in three North Island venues next month.
Much of the success of Whitestone’s Vintage Windsor Blue cheese comes down to North Otago milk, with the cows grazing off grass from limestone soils, says chief executive Simon Berry.
New Zealand dairy farmers can look forward to a good season in 2017-18, after having enjoyed the fruits of improved commodity prices much earlier than their global counterparts.
Local news media carry many reports and comments about the price of milk and how it’s hurting farmers.
A second generation cheese making family with Dutch origins, the company Meyer Gouda Cheese is continuing its golden run at the awards.
Dairy farmer Peter Gilbert is the new president of the Canterbury A&P Association for 2017. He was elected at the annual meeting, replacing Warrick James.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is welcoming new figures forecasting that primary exports will reach $37.5 billion for the year ending June 2017.
Research at the universities of Otago and Auckland is aimed at developing and field testing new teat sanitising products within two-three years, to control bovine mastitis.
Latin America may have been the unexpected cause of the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) overall price index rising 1.7% last week against expectations, says ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.
While Westland Milk Products suppliers and staff struggle through a tough season, milk processing goes on.
A growing urban middle class in Thailand – the second largest economy in Southeast Asia – is opening new doors for Fonterra.
Opportunity for New Zealand agritech products and services, particularly dairy, is presenting in a number of developing markets, says NZ Trade and Enterprise customer manager Lisa Marcroft.
A milestone 55 years in the making was passed in a split-second: with one clamp of a tag punch LIC tagged its 10,000th sire proving scheme (SPS) bull calf.
Owl Farm, a partnership between St Peters School Cambridge and Lincoln University, strives to demonstrate best practice in dairy farming and to encourage young people into the industry.
More than 75% of New Zealand’s dairy exports to China are still subject to tariffs the industry thought would by now be cut.
Few farmers will be surprised to know that the 2015-16 season was the most challenging year yet for them.
Recent comments by BNZ agribusiness head John Janssen about risks supposedly posed by Healthy Rivers plans to rural land values are questionable, says Bayleys country manager Simon Anderson.