Genetics may be one of the tools Fonterra farmers can tap into to reduce on farm emissions, according to LIC.
New Zealand Beekeeping Inc (NZBI) is keen to let the incoming government know the concerns of the country’s beekeepers.
Fonterra's organic farmers received a record milk price of $10.80/ kgMS last season.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has been elected to the Board of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) for a two-year term commencing November 2023.
Rural retailer and supplier Farmlands concedes it has had a challenging year.
Corporate farmer Craigmore Sustainables now has total assets of more than $1 billion, according to its 2023 Impact Sustainability Report.
After extreme market volatility and record-high prices in recent years, global fertiliser prices are expected to settle in 2024, despite uncertainty posed by the Israel-Hamas conflict as it currently stands.
The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined moderately in October, down 0.5% from September, with the index for dairy products the only one to rise, says the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The search is on to select the top dairy farm for the main Ahuwhenua Trophy competition.
Entries are open for the 2024 Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer Award, for up-and-coming young Māori working on dairy farms around the country.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand warns that the country's meat producers face another tough year as demand for sheep and beef recovers slightly, but not enough to outweigh increases in on-farm costs.
Palmerston North is set to rumble with the power and excitement of rural sports this coming March, as Ford New Zealand takes pole position as the naming rights sponsor of the illustrious Ford New Zealand Rural Sports Awards.
Otago dairy farmer and breeding stalwart Denis Aitken has been appointed Holstein Friesian New Zealand's new patron.
With farmers now expected to produce Fresh Water Farm plans in addition to Farm Environment Plans, Culverden farmer David Croft decided to get his spreading equipment tested and calibrated by a Spreadmark accredited tester.
Farmlands has made an offer to purchase SealesWinslow – an animal nutrition business currently owned by Ballance Agri-Nutrients (Ballance).
Animal nutrition company SealesWinslow could soon be part of rural service provider, Farmlands.
It is estimated more than half a million wooden vineyard posts get broken every year in Marlborough.
Sitting Fonterra board members Brent Goldsack and Cathy Quinn are unopposed at this year’s director elections.
A full rebalance of China’s dairy market is not expected in the near future, so dairy farmers in New Zealand and around the world will need to manage through more financial pain in the months ahead.
Attention remains laser-focussed on both supply and demand from China.
You might say Trevor James has been stuck in the weeds for almost half a century.
Animal and Plant Plant Health New Zealand has appointed Dr Liz Shackleton as its new chief executive.