Ravensdown has appointed Dr Will Talbot to the newly created position of scientific officer, supporting the chief scientific officer Ants Roberts in an ongoing programme of innovative science and technology projects.
Ashburton farmer Will Grayling has joined the Ballance Agri Nutrients board as its first associate director.
Power company Meridian has renewed its sponsorship of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA) for another three years.
Farmax, a subsidiary of state-owned AgResearch, is now a sponsor of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Fonterra’s board is flagging a number of key changes to its proposed new capital structure following farmer feedback.
Fonterra will pocket $88 million following the sale of its two joint venture farms in China.
Two Jersey cows-linked organisations have invested in a 215ha Southland farm with a view to raise funds for breed promotion.
Taranaki/Manawatu 2021 FMG Young Farmer of the Year Jake Jarman sees real value in good health and safety practices.
The world is an ever-changing place and the dairy sector plays a key part in this.
Sam Hodsell, the 2021 Otago-Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year, says it’s critical to identify and manage workplace risks on their farm – but he and his family are also actively putting tangible measures in place to help protect people if someone does make a mistake.
OSPRI has launched a nationwide TB education campaign for hunters, providing them with the advice they need to keep themselves safe while limiting the spread of the disease.
The Government is funding a new programme to help farmers' financial risk management skills and prevent business failure.
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.