Dairy Woman of the Year Trish Rankin has a message for all farmers: recycling systems work and it is worth doing your bit.
For Waikato sharemilker Philip Van Heuven, the farmer-grazier relationship is crucial to his business.
A review of biosecurity controls at New Zealand borders recommends continuously adapting new technology.
Former All Black Eric Rush recently inspired Northland farmers with an account of his rags-to-riches life.
Disruption is happening whether we like it or not, says Dave Maslen, NZ Merino general manager for markets and sustainability.
A large East Coast Māori-owned farm has the McDonald's restaurant chain to thank for its recent improvements.
Obtaining premium prices to pay for higher costs of production is the next challenge for farmers, says Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins.
Hamilton dairy biotech company Quantec has won the top award at the annual Natural Health Products NZ awards for the second year running.
Dairy rubberware supplier Skellerup is giving its support to I Am Hope, a community group.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says it is helping a new crop of talented university graduates to build careers in New Zealand agriculture.
A Christchurch start-up has been recognised at a major Australian agricultural technology event for its technology aimed at minimising waste in the food processing industry.
A Hamilton company has developed a real-time system that enables beekeepers to see data on their hives’ weight, temperature and humidity.
The first regional winners of the 2019 Dairy Industry Awards have been announced.
Taranaki Share Farmer of the Year winners Jacob and Leah Prankerd say entering the dairy industry awards gave them deeper understanding of their business and taught them to be proactive not reactive.
Northland ‘Tiller Talk’ farmers Don and Kirsten Watson took a leap into farm ownership in 2017-18, moving to South Head (Kaipara Harbour Edge).
Fonterra's Western Star butter has been judged Australia’s champion butter for the seventh time.
More dairy farmers are opting for artificial breeding (AB), boosting sales for LIC.
Soil moisture is now decreasing nationwide but Fonterra’s latest Global Dairy Update shows milk collection was up 4% to December 31.
An agri-leadership course held recently had secondary students ‘buzzing’ about career opportunities in agriculture — even though many already came from farms.
A slice of New Zealand’s agricultural history is for sale in the form of AgResearch’s Winchmore Research Station, northwest of Ashburton.
Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies have the potential to help our primary industries capture high-value niches, according to a new report.
Shaun Murray is at the coalface of New Zealand’s $1 billion export infant formula industry.
Rural confidence has fallen for the third consecutive quarter.
The latest in rural communications will again be high on the agenda at the East Coast Farming Expo.
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