Farmers, scientists, rural professionals and policy makers from around the country last week converged on Massey University in Palmerston North for the 36th annual workshop of the Farmed Landscape Research Centre.
At the beginning of November 2023, Linda Mulvihill, Fonterra’s general manager energy & climate, flew to Ushuaia, Argentina, where she boarded a ship and began a 19-day voyage to Antarctica.
Artificial intelligence will assist farmers to interpret the huge amounts of data generated using precision agriculture, says a US expert who will speak at a Hamilton maize conference this month.
Riley Taylor's leadership skills and ability to surmount challenges has seen him presented with the top award at the 2024 World Wide Sires national all dairy breeds youth camp.
Each year, over 12,000 tonnes of Perfect Italiano Mozzarella embark on a journey from Fonterra Australia's Stanhope manufacturing site in northern Victoria to be expertly shredded at its secondary processing site in Tullamarine in Melbourne.
In some of Tasmania's most remote schools, students are getting a healthy breakfast and a chance to start the day on a full stomach, increasing their focus and appetite to learn.
Following the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction overnight, dairy prices are now sitting at their highest since June.
Numedic Ltd has acquired a major part of Waikato Milking Systems' effluent and environmental business, including the well-known Cobra range of travelling rain gun irrigators.
The South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) is returning to Lincoln University next year.
Genetics may be one of the tools Fonterra farmers can tap into to reduce on farm emissions, according to LIC.
Corporate farmer Craigmore Sustainables now has total assets of more than $1 billion, according to its 2023 Impact Sustainability Report.
The search is on to select the top dairy farm for the main Ahuwhenua Trophy competition.
Entries are open for the 2024 Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer Award, for up-and-coming young Māori working on dairy farms around the country.
Otago dairy farmer and breeding stalwart Denis Aitken has been appointed Holstein Friesian New Zealand's new patron.
With farmers now expected to produce Fresh Water Farm plans in addition to Farm Environment Plans, Culverden farmer David Croft decided to get his spreading equipment tested and calibrated by a Spreadmark accredited tester.
Sitting Fonterra board members Brent Goldsack and Cathy Quinn are unopposed at this year’s director elections.
Animal and Plant Plant Health New Zealand has appointed Dr Liz Shackleton as its new chief executive.
Fertiliser co-operative Ravensdown says farmers bought 27% fewer products last financial year as prices soared.
Animal feed nutrition and manufacturing company Nutrinza has been awarded FeedSafeNZ accreditation for its custom blending manufacturing stores in Stratford and Marsden Point, adding to an existing accreditation of its Mount Maunganui-based store.
Angus, Hereford and Simmental bull breeders are being encouraged to nominate sires for use in an innovative beef programme.
It should come as no surprise that Karen Forlong, the former chair of Dairy Women’s Network (DWN) who departed the board this year, is one of the organisation’s biggest advocates.
Applications for the 2024 intake of the Rabobank New Zealand graduate programme are now open.
DairyNZ is encouraging future-focused and passionate dairy farmers to consider joining its boards.
Voting is underway for rural trader Farmlands' director elections.