Independent dairy processor Synlait is to set up an R&D centre at Massey University, Palmerston North.
Three finalists are contesting the 2018 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year award: a dairy consultant, a district mayor and a leadership coach.
Export commodity prices have started 2018 on a firm footing thanks in part to the buoyant global trade backdrop.
A former cocktail bartender, an award-winning contract milker and a drone-flying drystock farmer will face off in the Taranaki/Manawatu regional final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest.
New Zealand expertise in designing and manufacturing dairy goat rotary platforms is in demand in China.
Younger generations are growing up surrounded by technology and the advancement of these technologies is ferocious.
Home-grown animal health company Farm Medix Ltd has again had the nod for its innovative products.
Dairy Women's Network chief executive Zelda de Villiers will step down from her role in May.
There's no better time than now to reevaluate how you use palm kernel extract (PKE).
A chance find of suspicious mould in hay on a Fairlie beef farm has led to the discovery of a new blue cheese culture for Oamaru-based Whitestone Cheese.
Landcorp is to sponsor the Ahuwhenua Trophy, which recognises excellence in Maori dairy and sheep and beef farming.
The decision by Lely NZ’s parent company Lely to sell its grass machinery division to AGCO and concentrate on dairy technology, particularly robotic milking, has brought about changes in New Zealand and Australia.
The number of shareholders in the dairy industry is dropping.
We need to be tough on issues but careful with people, KPMG farm specialist, agri-food, Julia Jones told an Auckland Climate Change conference.
New Zealand's provenance story is not always based on clean and green; often it relates to the friendliness of the people, says Mark Piper, Fonterra’s director group R&D.
The confidence boost from winning the 2010 Dairy Trainee of the Year award is propelling a young sharemilker along a valuable career track, he says.
Auckland secondary schoolers will soon get a close look at farming without travelling far.
A planting day on a farm at Kokopu, Northland, this month saw the first of 20,000 plants put in the ground to help local efforts to improve water quality.
Two Fonterra cheeses have won silver awards at the international Cheese Awards held recently at Nantwich, UK.
Fonterra's Food Service division is a New Zealand success story, says director of global food service Grant Watson.
A new sheep milking business using a world-first combined milking/feeding platform will start operating by October.
Holstein Friesian New Zealand (HFNZ) believes the next big thing in the bull industry has arrived.
Two dairy women – “humble and leading from the heart” – are among nominees in the Westpac ‘Women of Influence’ awards scheme.
The dairy industry is ready to tackle environmental concerns, including its contribution to greenhouse gasses, says an independent report.