Although the National Party ended election night the largest party by a healthy margin, its margin wasn’t big enough (unlike 2008, 2011, and 2014) to make its return to the Treasury benches a foregone conclusion.
Canada now has fewer cows than at any time since the early 1990s and, say analysts, it’s partially millennials’ fault.
They say it’s never been easier to avoid dairy, thanks to an ever-expanding array of plant-based ‘milk’ -- rice, soy, hemp, oat, coconut, almond, macadamia, hazelnut and cashew.
Sanction-hit Qatar is flying in food from abroad, including milk from the UK.
It's not every day a fireman gets a call to rescue cows from a water reservoir.
The bouquet of the week goes to the unfairly maligned dairy sector, in particular the initiative shown by Federated Farmers and the Primary ITO.
National’s foreign spokesman Gerry Brownlee last month addressed the Canterbury Employers Chambers of Commerce about the headwinds facing global trade, including geo-political issues.
Fellow Feds board member Andrew Hoggard and I have just returned from a five-day study tour in Australia hosted by Mercury Energy.
Greenpeace has called for Cantabrians to join a peaceful civil disobedience demonstration against ‘big irrigation’.
The pledge is simple: we are committed to New Zealand’s rivers being swimmable for our children and grandchildren.
One teaspoon of soil contains more living organisms than there are people in the world. Without this biological diversity there would be no life on earth.
Say goodbye to spilt milk, as scientists offer dissolvable milk capsules you add to your tea or coffee just like sugar cubes.
They're sung to while being milked, enjoy daily massages and are fed digestive biscuits.
Labour's proposed water tax is causing jitters in the farming sector.
Another reason not to kill the goose that laid the golden egg: Stats NZ says we achieved a rare July trade surplus of $85 million this year, thanks to a recovery in dairy export prices.
Call it what you like -- water tax, royalty on water use or a water use charge -- it’s an unfair proposal, another ploy by the Government to charge its coffers at the expense of the country’s hardworking farmers.
The animal husbandry department of an Indian state has stepped up work to provide health cards to cows.
In 1993 Jim Herr, the owner of Herr Food Inc, in the US, most famous for its line of potato chips, confronted a problem.
We all know that happy cows produce better milk. The finding is not new; the California Milk Advisory Board has been saying it for years.
Labour is proposing a water tax, so who do you blame? National, of course.
Brent Love, director farm enterprise at KPMG, explains how to make it in dairy for 20-somethings.
Prime Minister Bill English recently spoke at the NZ Institute of International Affairs annual dinner and touched on trade. Here are excerpts from his speech.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can no longer ignore the growing demand that it enforces its own regulations against fake dairy foods.
Dairy has got its mojo back. After two challenging seasons, last week brought two items of great news for Fonterra farmers.