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Difficult but the right call

DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle says the joint decision three years ago to eradicate Mycoplamsa bovis was a difficult…

National

 

Judge named for on-farm comp

Waikato contract milker Corey Ferguson has been named as the judge for the New Zealand Agricultural Show’s on-farm competition in…

World

UK-NZ free trade talks on

Dairy processors say the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between New Zealand and the UK is a positive development.

NZ butter booming in the US

Boutique dairy, Lewis Road Creamery, says sales of its premium butter in the US have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opinion

 

Agribusiness

Carbon zero milk

Fonterra has joined forces with a supermarket chain to deliver what it claims is NZ’s first carbon zero milk.

Management

 

Benefits of winter grazing

Dairy farmers Sietze Feenstra and Simone Bouwmeester are enthusiastic about the future of wintering dairy cows on crop.

Farm Health

Setting calves up for future

Successful calf rearing starts at the beginning and getting it right will always be important in setting them up for…

Preventing scours

The most common cause of scouring is nutritional scours, which happens when there is a change in diet or a…

Machinery & Products

 

Elite telehandler’s new look

New Holland Agriculture has upgraded its telehandler offering, with new naming and livery, with the latter said to integrate the…

Landpower invests in cow central

One of Australasia’s largest, privately-owned farm machinery distributors, Landpower is building a new $10 million complex adjacent to Hamilton Airport.

Motoring

X marks the spot

While many car manufacturers set out to cater for all sectors of the market, it’s fair to say that Subaru…

Tiny Jimny hits the right note

Strong demand for the instantly recognised Suzuki Jimny in New Zealand has continued to accelerate with the 1000th retail order…

Holden on the road for summer

In a move to demonstrate the capability of its vehicles, Holden recently put the talk to one side and ‘walked…

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No hidden cameras

A court has ruled that hidden camera footage showing cows being beaten with a steel pipe is unlawful partially on…

Avo milk

You've heard of soy milk and almond milk……now’s time to meet Avocado milk.

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$10 payout!

A small but select group of Fonterra farmers are on the cusp of setting a new milk payout record.

A ticking time bomb

Our dairy industry risks being exposed to a ‘ticking time bomb’ of unethical players unlawfully passing off New Zealand-made and…