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Fonterra’s big break

Former Fonterra chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden believes the co-operative will come out a stronger global player post-COVID-19.

National

Future is zooming away

The COVID-19 pandemic may change the way farmers attend discussions long term, according to DairyNZ.
 

World

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

The power of community

Chairman of Fonterra Shareholders Council, James Barron on Fonterra, COVID-19, and the importance of community.
 

Agribusiness

Young manager for NZYF farm

New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) has appointed Sam Waugh as the farm manager of its 74ha dairy farm in Auckland.
 

Breeder joins HFNZA board

The COVID-19 pandemic has effectively brought forward the appointment of Southland dairy farmer Helen Cummings to the national board of…

Management

Times, they are a-changin’

Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on the many things that won’t change for agriculture through the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

One robot makes the difference

A small Waikato dairy farm with one Lely Astronaut A4 robot has proven that robotic milking is also effective with…

The value of reproduction

Focusing resources on improving reproductive performance can offer economic, social, and legal benefits. 

Farm Health

How to body condition score

Body condition scoring (BCS) is a simple process. However, DairyNZ says it is important to calibrate the eye by first…

Possum control plan suspended

OSPRI has suspended possum control operations in support of its TBfree disease eradication programme during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Machinery & Products

Helping comply with safety

With on-farm safety being a real challenge, especially for employers, the Smart HS approach might offer some answers.
 

Versatile machine

The Pöttinger Terradisc compact disc harrow lends itself to a wide range of applications throughout the arable season.

Motoring

New entry level model for Hilux

Toyota New Zealand has broadened its Hilux range with a new entry level two-wheel drive, the WorkMate, aimed at buyers…

Hilux ups the ante on safety

Toyota has raised the safety benchmark at grassroots level by introducing its Toyota Safety Sense Package on its hugely popular…

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Spraying powder in fields

Farmers in eight EU countries sprayed milk powder in fields to protest against the European Commission’s “misguided” way of mitigating…

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