There appears to be no shortage of school leavers wanting a career in the sheep beef and deer industry, but rather a lack of training farms.
Ravensdown has appointed Dr Will Talbot to the newly created position of scientific officer, supporting the chief scientific officer Ants Roberts in an ongoing programme of innovative science and technology projects.
Ashburton farmer Will Grayling has joined the Ballance Agri Nutrients board as its first associate director.
Power company Meridian has renewed its sponsorship of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA) for another three years.
Farmax, a subsidiary of state-owned AgResearch, is now a sponsor of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Fonterra’s board is flagging a number of key changes to its proposed new capital structure following farmer feedback.
Dairy commodity prices were mostly softer through June 2021.
Fonterra will pocket $88 million following the sale of its two joint venture farms in China.
Two Jersey cows-linked organisations have invested in a 215ha Southland farm with a view to raise funds for breed promotion.
Taranaki/Manawatu 2021 FMG Young Farmer of the Year Jake Jarman sees real value in good health and safety practices.
Global dairy spot markets, for the most part, have been stuck in neutral through May.
New Zealand red meat exports remained steady in April with a total of $863 million worth of meat and co-products exported to global markets.
New Zealand meat producers will have to change their breeding priorities to take a full advantage of a new optical meat quality monitoring system being developed by AgResearch.
The world is an ever-changing place and the dairy sector plays a key part in this.
Sam Hodsell, the 2021 Otago-Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year, says it’s critical to identify and manage workplace risks on their farm – but he and his family are also actively putting tangible measures in place to help protect people if someone does make a mistake.
OSPRI has launched a nationwide TB education campaign for hunters, providing them with the advice they need to keep themselves safe while limiting the spread of the disease.
The Government is funding a new programme to help farmers' financial risk management skills and prevent business failure.
Milk supply volumes boosted almost 10% in March 2021 YOY.
Fonterra's board and management are on the road to discuss capital structure options with farmer shareholders.
Fuelchief has expanded its range with the recent purchase of the Ashburton-based Sebco fuel storage business.
It is out with the young and in with the old at the board of meat company Silver Fern Farms Co-operative (SFF).
Dairy farming can be rather isolating at times, particularly in Southland, so farmer Tangaroa Walker turned online to build a like-minded community.
Dairy Woman of the Year for 2019, Trish Rankin, says sustainable practices and picking the best team have helped her become a better farmer.
The winner of the 2021 Ahuwhenua trophy, announced this week, will be getting valuable new insights into their dairy herd's health, efficiency and productivity.