Australia’s largest milk processor Murray Goulburn faces court action for allegedly misleading milk forecast payouts to its farmer suppliers.
Protecting New Zealand’s waterways are a priority and dairy is one of many sectors that needs to play a role, says DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle.
WorkSafe New Zealand has clarified the circumstances in which it is acceptable to carry passengers on single-seat quad bikes, in consultation with Federated Farmers, Beef + Lamb NZ, and DairyNZ.
You hear the words ‘road trip’ and think Thelma and Louise, but a little more planning was required for the 600 people who took three trips around New Zealand’s six Pinot Noir regions earlier this year.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says dealing with silt on dairy farms around Edgecumbe is going to be a big problem.
Some Canterbury dairy farmers are moving to once-a-day (OAD) milking after the tail end of Cyclone Cook capped off an already wet autumn.
A new booklet aimed at inspiring young people to make a career in the dairy industry is newly published by DairyNZ.
Dairy farmers are applauding the clear message in Sir Peter Gluckman’s freshwater report that everyone has a role to play in ensuring freshwater quality.
CRV Ambreed scientist Phil Beatson is being credited for the genetic discovery that could help reduce nitrogen leaching on New Zealand farms by 20% within 20 years.
Civil engineer Rex Corlett has won a prestigious engineering award for his work on effluent pond design and construction, reports IPENZ–Engineers New Zealand.
South Taranaki farmers Peter and Nicola Carver’s eye for long-term sustainability has won them top placing in the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards contest – and five other awards.
Some Fonterra milk tankers will soon be showing off a new livery.
There's scope for a small lift this season in Fonterra’s farmgate milk price after the GDT Event price index rose 3.1% last week, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
New Zealand dairy farming has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 20% since 1990, measured as carbon dioxide equivalent per kilogram of milk solids produced.
At least 7000 dairy livestock have been affected in the recent storms in Waikato and Bay of Plenty alone and hundreds of hectares of pasture and maize crops have been damaged, DairyNZ reports.
Fonterra Director and Edgecumbe farmer Donna Smit was at a Dairy Women’s Network meeting in Auckland on April 6 when she heard of the state of emergency back home.
The country's second-largest dairy processor is to build a new plant in Waikato.
New Zealand’s three major export sectors- beef, lamb and dairy- may pass the $6/kg mark simultaneously at some stage this year, says ASB analyst Nathan Penny.
Farmers are concerned about a three-year cap on temporary work visas announced by the Government this week.
Dairy prices increased at the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, rising for the third time in a row.
Pure South lamb from Alliance Group is now on the menu of a growing number of five-star hotels and in high-end retail stores in India as marketing in the world’s second most populous nation gathers pace.
Zespri will keep spending aggressively on marketing this year, says Jiunn Shih, the new global general manager marketing.
Merely being in the top 10% of meat producers was not enough for the 2016 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmers of the Year, Neil and Lyn Campbell.
Our staff reporters give a preview of Vintage 2017 across the country. This was the state of play at the time of writing in early March.
A new Maori-owned new dairy factory is being planned for the Kawerau region, modelled on the first Maori dairy company…
Milking frequency can be adjusted in a number of ways during a season, or part of a season, to become…
Mike Silson and his wife Claire operate Riverlea Contractors from their home in Hawera, south of Mount Taranaki.
The word ozone conjures up images of big holes in the atmosphere, stronger UV light, the risk of severe sunburn…
Drones may soon be joining the armoury of weapons used to scare birds away from ripening grapes after a trial…
Nicky Hutchinson “never dreamed” of becoming ‘The Boss’.