It's time to put some heart into the agricultural sector, says Maori leader and member of the NZ Business Hall of fame, Mavis Mullins.
Independent dairy processor Synlait is to set up an R&D centre at Massey University, Palmerston North.
Three finalists are contesting the 2018 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year award: a dairy consultant, a district mayor and a leadership coach.
The dairy industry is full of passionate people -- farmers who take ownership of their problems and want to be recognised for their good work, says Dairy Holdings chief executive Colin Glass.
Export commodity prices have started 2018 on a firm footing thanks in part to the buoyant global trade backdrop.
A former cocktail bartender, an award-winning contract milker and a drone-flying drystock farmer will face off in the Taranaki/Manawatu regional final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest.
The kiwifruit industry is progressive and developing rapidly, says Stu Hutchings, who takes over as chief executive of Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) in March.
A project to put fine-grained environmental mapping into the hands of farmers has been awarded one of the larger amounts in the latest round of Sustainable Farming Fund grants.
New Zealand expertise in designing and manufacturing dairy goat rotary platforms is in demand in China.
Younger generations are growing up surrounded by technology and the advancement of these technologies is ferocious.
Home-grown animal health company Farm Medix Ltd has again had the nod for its innovative products.
Dairy Women's Network chief executive Zelda de Villiers will step down from her role in May.
There's no better time than now to reevaluate how you use palm kernel extract (PKE).
Exploring the uses, benefits and recent developments of fertiliser will be a key feature of the East Coast Farming Expo next April.
Syndicate agricultural investor MyFarm is moving into apples, looking for $13 million from investors to set up Rockit apple orchards.
A chance find of suspicious mould in hay on a Fairlie beef farm has led to the discovery of a new blue cheese culture for Oamaru-based Whitestone Cheese.
Landcorp is to sponsor the Ahuwhenua Trophy, which recognises excellence in Maori dairy and sheep and beef farming.
Lincoln Agritech has unveiled an advanced optical nitrate sensor for groundwater which it says will bring a paradigm shift in New Zealand’s groundwater management.
The decision by Lely NZ’s parent company Lely to sell its grass machinery division to AGCO and concentrate on dairy technology, particularly robotic milking, has brought about changes in New Zealand and Australia.
New Zealand has a new sheep breed, shown last week at the Canterbury A&P Show.
Ideas and products for farming innovation and excellence will return for a third season at the East Coast Farming Expo next April at Wairoa.
The number of shareholders in the dairy industry is dropping.
AgResearch says it is starting a big programme to prepare New Zealand for the new era of digital agriculture.
The disruptive forces facing New Zealand agriculture could mean a tough future for livestock farming, says the new president of the New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management (NZIPIM).
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