Hauraki Plains farmer Julie Pirie will lead a board heading a new educational farm in Auckland.
Protecting and nurturing the environment for future generations is a key tactic in the refreshed dairy industry strategy, Dairy Tomorrow. South Canterbury dairy farmer Andy Palmer is showing how it's done.
State-owned Pamu Farms of New Zealand can thank the red meat sector, rather than dairy, for its half-year result.
Fonterra is tapping into the $200 billion global sport nutrition market.
Despite the stink bug nuisance, farm machinery distributors are seeing little or no effect on their logistics chains because most of their products are containerised, except for large tractors and harvesters.
Environment minister David Parker has told DairyNZ he wants action fast on water quality, says Carol Barnao, DairyNZ general manager policy and advocacy.
The GDT auction last week was close to expectations, and even included a slightly positive surprise with a 5.5% jump in skim milk powder prices, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
The days of storing anhydrous milk fat (AMF) in giant drums may soon be over, says Fonterra.
Fonterra is not the only global dairy co-op struggling to save a joint venture in China.
The National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) system has provided MPI investigators of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak with nearly 1000 reports since the disease was identified last July.
Jersey breeder Peter Hansen believes MPI has reneged on compensating him for its ban on his planned one-off importation of breeding cows from Australia because of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak.
Fonterra's high court injunction gagging a former director and the news media is in its second week and farmer shareholders are still in the dark.
LIC shareholders will meet this week to vote on a new share structure.
A flurry of awards nights are being held this week as several regions announce their winners in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards.
The Government is hailing the efforts of the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) in reducing the death of bobby calves on farm.
The whole milk powder price slipped for the first time this year at the overnight Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction.
Fonterra and Beca have partnered to develop virtual reality health and safety training technology.
Despite news that Fonterra’s partnership with Chinese company Beingmate appears to be going from bad to worse, the co-op is still claiming “confidence” in the investment.
Fonterra has slapped an injunction against former director Leonie Guiney, preventing her from sharing confidential information about the co-op with the media.
The opposition National Party is putting pressure on the Government to come clear on the future of cow disease, Mycoplasma bovis.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says its new blending plant and distribution centre in New Plymouth will change the way farmers receive and use products.
National Fieldays will this year celebrate 50 years of showing farming’s best to country and town.
Māori farms near Rotorua and Hokitika are the finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua trophy for dairy.
Fonterra provided nearly 20 million packs of milk free to 145,000 primary school students last year as part of its Milk for Schools scheme, now in its fifth year.