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.
Cutting edge technology designed to simulate biosecurity threats has emerged from the collaboration of two Hamilton companies.
DeLaval has come away with the runner up prize in this year’s Fieldays Online innovation competition with a new milking cluster that eliminates the need for conventional liner changes.
Fonterra has joined forces with a supermarket chain to deliver what it claims is NZ’s first carbon zero milk.
Fonterra is trying its hand on growing hemp and results are encouraging.
A smartphone application claims to allow cows to be managed without fences and by the touch of a button.
A software providing greenhouse gas emissions measurement and scenario planning programme for the whole farm has been released.
The dairy industry must lift its game if it wants to play a role in revitalising New Zealand’s bruised economy, says Northland farmer and founder of HerdHomes animal shelter Tom Pow.
New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) has appointed Sam Waugh as the farm manager of its 74ha dairy farm in Auckland.
The COVID-19 pandemic has effectively brought forward the appointment of Southland dairy farmer Helen Cummings to the national board of the Holstein Friesian NZ Association.
A team of bulls in the US has achieved ‘global essential worker’ status for its role in helping fuel the world’s dairy industry.
February milk production was flat and New Zealand dairy exports decreased by 6.1%, or 19,348 MT compared to the same month last year.
Waikato dairy farmer Ross Wallis is making a difference to thousands of people in Sri Lanka by sharing his dairying knowledge.
Dr Tony Joseph explains how to assess your soil and keep it healthy.
Last month, 21 developing dairy industry leaders started Fonterra’s year-long Governance Development Programme, with two days of presentations and discussions at Fonterra’s head office in Auckland.
For everyone involved in food production today, traceability and transparency are ever present considerations.
A new Regional Leader of the Year Award has been established by Dairy Women’s Network.
What better way to show love to farmers than by giving away a two-carat diamond valued at $12,000?
A 175ha dairy farm in Kohatu, Tapawera, 52km west of Nelson, sold in October 2018 for conversion to a hop garden, is another example of change in land use driving sales of rural property.
The time is right for new initiatives in providing greater business-to-business engagement through the use of a digital marketplace, says Mike Petersen.
Canterbury-based Synlait Milk has reaffirmed its policy of building no more coal-fired boilers, with the official opening of the country’s first large-scale electrode boiler at its Dunsandel headquarters.
Synlait Milk is establishing an industrial-scale native plant nursery at its Dunsandel headquarters as the centrepiece of a wide-ranging environmental initiative.
This past year for OSPRI has seen rebuilding.