Monday, 20 May 2013 02:31
The Jersey breed was one of the foundation stones of the New Zealand dairy industry; not so today with the number and popularity of these brown cows diminishing initially in favour of the larger-framed Friesians but more latterly for crossbreds.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 23:05
A company that owns a number of farms in South Waikato has been fined more than $30,000 for illegally discharging dairy effluent into the environment.
Thursday, 02 May 2013 21:34
Registrations of interest have opened for DairyNZ's popular Progression Groups taking place nationwide in 2013.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:57
The Dairy Women's Network will develop the country's first leadership programme specifically for women working in the dairy industry using a $180,000 grant from the Ministry of Primary Industries' Sustainable Farming Fund.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 03:36
Thursday, 18 April 2013 02:29
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 00:15
Eighteen months after announcing plans to radically scale back organic milk contracts, Federated Farmers is cautiously optimistic about Fonterra's announcement it is renewing supply contracts for organic dairy farmers in the lower and central North Island.
Friday, 12 April 2013 03:59
A new rail link into Fonterra Darfield's site opened today and is expected to carry 200,000 metric tonnes of milk powder in its first year of operation.
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 20:12
Fonterra has announced a half-year net profit of $459 million, a 33% increase over the previous year.