Dairy farming can be rather isolating at times, particularly in Southland, so farmer Tangaroa Walker turned online to build a like-minded community.
Dairy Woman of the Year for 2019, Trish Rankin, says sustainable practices and picking the best team have helped her become a better farmer.
The winner of the 2021 Ahuwhenua trophy, announced this week, will be getting valuable new insights into their dairy herd's health, efficiency and productivity.
The chief executive of a large Waikato farm business has copped a $3,600 fine for moving 820 unregistered animals to meat processors.
Dairy commodity prices have shaken off the past year's uncertainty, entering 2021 with a strong price trajectory.
New Zealand's dairy goat industry has the potential to deliver $480 million in economic contribution by 2024.
Sheep milk producer Spring Sheep has roped in actress Antonia Prebble to market its new premium Gentle Sheep Toddler Milk Drink.
Waikato farmer Johan van Ras says his family was shocked to win the Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards supreme award this month.
Farmer confidence is soaring. Put it down to the recent spike in prices for New Zealand dairy products.
Holstein Friesian New Zealand general manager Cherilyn Watson has been appointed President of the World Holstein Friesian Federation (WHFF) Council.
Beset by food fads and bad science, butter’s reputation is enjoying a sustained resurgence. Southern Pasture’s new senior vice president and general manager of post farmgate operations Tom Bailey explains why boutique butter is set to boom.
Herberts Transport is a rural transport company, established in 1918, that operates a mixed fleet of around 50 vehicles, including livestock, bulk trucks, spreaders, whey trucks and trailers.
While we are used to hearing about the latest hi-tech tractors or machines winning medals for technical innovation, it seems that in the livestock sector, designers and manufacturers are also taking awards, often for developing solutions for more basic problems.
The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards has received 366 entries for its 2021 competition.
Agribusiness expert Professor Nicola Shadbolt says that New Zealand cooperatives have a bright future ahead of them.
China's domestic milk production has received a boost with the installation of the country’s largest milking rotary parlour.
Ex-farmer Daniel Payton is now using his knowledge and practical experience to help farmers make changes to their system, while retaining a viable and profitable business.
GEA says its new iCR+ cluster removers are a game changer inside the milking shed.
Fonterra is taking another step towards its commitment to having all packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Fonterra's record payout for organic milk reflects the value of being certified organic, according to Brendan Hoare, Buy Pure NZ managing director.
The IFCN (International Farm Comparison Network in dairying) has been around for over 20 years but this year due to Covid-19 it got a lot more active.
Climate change affects all of us and reducing greenhouse gas emissions must be a priority, writes Bala Tikkisetty.
It's important to know your financials and KPIs but it is just as important to know your environmental footprint and what is driving it, says dairy farmer Jolene Germann.
Both sides claimed a victory of sorts in a recent High Court case that tested the criteria for labelling phosphate rock as reactive phosphate rock (RPR) in the New Zealand market.