ASB has appointed Richard Hegan as general manager of its rural business.
The three sheep and beef finalists for this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy competition have been named.
Dairy prices stabilised in last night’s Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, rising 1.7% following a 9% fall over the previous two auctions.
Fonterra is sticking with its forecast farm gate milk price of $6/kgMS.
Today is World Water Day and the Bay of Plenty Regional Council has organised celebrations.
Great, according to my dictionary, means; “much higher than average in amount, extent or intensity”, or “much higher than average in ability, quality or importance.”
Casey Blatch, group financial controller for Canterbury milk processor Synlait Milk is the Young Financial Manager of the Year.
A young dairy farming couple have increased their equity by at least $500,000 in two-three years on a less-than-ideal Far North farm and despite two years of low dairy payout.
Zespri chief executive Lain Jager has warned against getting carried away with the current good times in the kiwifruit sector.
Fonterra converted 4.9 billion liquid milk equivalents (LMEs) into higher returning products in the first quarter of the financial year, says director John Monaghan.
When she arrived at Westland Milk Products (WMP), newly installed chief executive Toni Brendish was surprised at the level of ‘transformation’ required to get the dairy co-op back on its feet.
The Supreme Court has given Affco New Zealand leave to appeal a ruling that it unlawfully locked out meat workers during collective bargaining.
New Zealand's red meat sector must do a much better selling job when telling its story to customers – offshore and at home.
The concept of sustainability needs to be more carefully defined, says Zespri’s chief operating officer Simon Limmer.
New Zealand's sheep milking industry plateaued a bit in the last year, says an organiser of last week’s Sheep Milk NZ Conference 2017.
The Government is looking into claims by flood-stricken farmers that floating logs were responsible for causing major damage.
The red meat sector is too commodity-focused and must move further up the value chain, says Silver Fern Farms chairman Rob Hewett.
High praise is being heard for New Zealand’s sheep milk products from a leading chef.
One of the problems with the proposed Waikato Regional Council’s Plan Change One is that it is mind bogglingly expensive to implement, says scientist Doug Edmeades, of agKnowledge.
Massey University's new vice-chancellor, professor Jan Thomas, says her role is to create an environment where academics are able to adapt and almost predict the future.
Dairy industry leader Andrew Hoggard supports the idea of opening Fonterra shares to overseas milk suppliers – but not townies.
Silver Fern Farms (SFF) is urging its non-shared farmer suppliers to become shareholders.
For the third year running, Kapiti Kahurangi Blue cheese has been awarded the New World Champion Favourite Cheese Award.
For far too many years, New Zealand Pinot Noir producers have spent time comparing their wines to those of Burgundy.
A new dairy conversion is a vote of confidence in the dairy industry by farmer Peter Schouten, of Swannanoa, North…
Fonterra chairman John Wilson says overseas milk suppliers could be allowed to own shares in the co-op.
A time-saving strategy is to shorten the milking time for up to 20% of the herd, says DairyNZ scientist Dr…
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’.