Most farmers are satisfied with their banks, according to the latest Federated Farmers Banking Survey.
Plan now how you will manage for drought this summer, says DairyNZ.
Farmers supplying milk to Fonterra under contract will now have up to nine years to be fully ‘shared up’.
Waihi farm owners Jean and David Mansfield like running their business their way.
Farmlands Cooperative has bought into the farm software firm FarmIQ, a developer of software for farming and agribusiness.
Canterbury dairy farmers are putting money where where their mouths are and playing their part in helping to improve water quality, says Canterbury dairy leader Tom Mason.
New Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor is meeting with his officials to discuss the next steps in dealing with the bacterial disease, Mycoplasma bovis.
A major new initiative to improve safety in farming has been launched by Landcorp, branded Pamu Academy.
South Island dairy goat farmers still have no large-scale market for goat milk some 18 months after a Chinese-backed processing plant began to be built -- with some fanfare – at Ashburton.
Fonterra farmers are confident their co-op was right in issuing a precautionary recall of infant formula four years ago.
Farmers and sharemilkers are reminded to update existing business agreements as they face joint liability for meeting upcoming changes in respect of their using palm kernel (PKE) as feed.
The change of government is rattling farmer confidence, according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey.
A “hint of conservativeness” can be detected in Fonterra’s updated forecast on the farmgate milk price last week, says ASB’s senior rural economist Nathan Penny.
Milk processor Synlait has opened a new $37 million Wetmix kitchen, doubling infant formula production at its Dunsandel plant.
While Fonterra’s first quarter revenue is up 4% on the same period last year, sales volumes are down 20% to 3.9 billion liquid milk equivalent (LME).
Fonterra has dropped its forecast milk payout for this season by 35c to $6.40/kgMS.
The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction has broken its run of consecutive price drops.
French dairy giant Danone says the arbitration underscores the merit of its legal actions against Fonterra.
Fonterra Shareholders Council chairman Duncan Coull says today’s arbitration decision on the claims made by Danone has made this a tough day for the co-op.
Danone has been awarded damages from Fonterra Co-operative Group totaling $183 million – fall-out from Fonterra’s product recall of 2013.
Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has requested an immediate trading halt to be applied to their securities on the ASX, the NZX and the Fonterra Shareholders Market.
A campaign to market mastitis treatments to dairy farmers has been recognised at the Westpac Waikato Business Awards.
The saying that ‘change is the only constant in life’ is true for the dairy industry and standing still is not an option, chair Cathy Brown told the Dairy Womens Network (DWN) annual meeting.
Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings has been appointed chairman of Global Dairy Platform (GDP).