300 plus rurals turned up at the fifth annual Spring Sheep Co open day at Matangi near Hamilton.
Competing in the livestock contests at the New Zealand Agricultural Show is not for the faint-hearted.
Newly elected DairyNZ director Tracy Brown says there are more moving parts in the industry now than in the whole 25 years she has been in dairy.
In New Zealand’s soils, phosphorus does a great job at growing plants but unfortunately it does the same thing if it makes it into our water.
India's dairy market has recently transformed — which is good news for Fonterra's new consumer brand in the country.
Both Massey University’s top scholars for 2019 are from dairy farming families and both are DairyNZ scholarship students.
An online stock trading platform was relaunched last week (Oct 14) to open up its national livestock marketplace to the whole industry.
Waikato Innovation Park, at Hamilton, soon home to another spray dryer, recently hosted Labour politicians and other visitors.
The latest results from the Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics dairy beef progeny test are signalling good prospects for dairy farmers.
Rural Canterbury blockholder David Moffett has turned from giving advice on farm succession to the future of farming itself.
55% of New Zealanders hold a positive view of the primary industries, new research shows.
Dairy Women's Network (DWN) is partnering with ASB to run NZ-wide workshops aimed at building farmers’ financial confidence.
Māori farming organisations are increasing their investment in horticulture.
At least 50% of New Zealand farmers identify succession planning as an issue for them, their family and their farm business.
2019 Share Farmers of the Year Colin and Isabella Beazley, of Northland, say the benefits to their career and business from entering are worth the effort and time.
At least 3.4 billion litres of water will be saved every year under new water targets Fonterra launched this month, the co-op says.
The dairy sector will earn New Zealand about $17.5 billion in export revenue this year, and likely more next year, says Professor Graeme Doole, DairyNZ principal economist.
New Zealand Apples & Pears is positioning itself as a global leader in social practices and in eliminating exploitation of workers on supply chains, its business development manager Gary Jones says.
Lisa Groen is gradually taking over the reins of the family farm, near Te Aroha, Waikato, ten years on from starting to learn the ropes.
Maui Milk is seeking new suppliers of sheep milk located within two hours of Hamilton for a new supply agreement with Danone.
With distrust growing in consumers, even for science, gaining their trust is now more valuable to win than ever.
The end of Government funding for Beef + Lamb New Zealand Genetics has prompted a move to integrate the business into B+LNZ as a standalone unit.
Food and fibre is the most “activist disrupted” sector globally, second only to petroleum, says KPMG’s global head of agribusiness, Ian Proudfoot.
Easier milking and lower labour input appeal to the owners of a new rotary milking platform recently installed in Waipa district.
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