Fonterra has lifted its forecast farmgate milk price, hot on the heels of a huge leap in global dairy prices.
Taranaki sharemilker Shaun Eichstaedt was the first New Zealander to replace traditional antibiotic dry cow therapy (DCT) with a high-strength probiotic.
There has been a mixed response by the agriculture sector to the recently released Climate Change Commission’s 2021 draft report.
One of the major issues in New Zealand is the post calving diseases of mastitis and metritis.
Fonterra’s reliable supply chain and strong demand from China and South East Asia are helping drive dairy prices up, says co-op chief executive Miles Hurrell.
Livestock farmers can now access short term finance without having to go to a bank.
A 50/50 sharemilker at an award-winning Maori farming enterprise has been selected as one of two associate directors at DairyNZ for the coming year.
A series of workshops on putting people first on dairy farms get underway next week.
New Zealand dairy farmers woke up to some very good news. The overnight Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction recorded a massive jump in prices.
Reducing cow numbers isn’t the ‘silver bullet’ to lowering greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand, says Northland farmer and entrepreneur Tom Pow.
Incomplete deliveries and logistics disruptions were common issues for the 300 bidders on Global Dairy Trade auctions last year.
The Lincoln University Demonstration Dairy Farm (LUDF) is looking to cut staff numbers as it adopts a new “lean” system in an effort to cut costs and maintain its place as a leader of the industry.
China's appetite for liquid milk is growing and New Zealand exporters look set to benefit.
The Climate Change Commission is allowing more time for public submissions on its draft advice to the Government.
A Hauraki Plains dairy farm and two in the eastern Bay of Plenty are the finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy for the top Maori Dairy farm of the year.
New research, out last week, shows farmers can identify ways to increase efficiency and reduce environmental footprint – but there will be challenges for some.
Westland Dairy Company's new chief executive Richard Wyeth stared his new role last week.
On his first day as Miraka’s new chief executive, Grant Watson got a clear sense of the Maori-owned business.
China's New Year celebrations were almost back on track this year, helping Fonterra record double growth digit growth in its consumer brands sales.
Fonterra has released details of how it will pay farmers for producing sustainable, high quality milk as part its Co-operative Difference programme.
European cooperative Arla is fast tracking plans to become the trading bloc’s dairy market leader for e-commerce as more consumers shop online in a Covid-riddled world.
DairyNZ has launched a major public information programme to give farmers an accurate assessment of the Climate Change Commissions report and exactly what it will mean for them.
Fonterra's strategic review following two years of financial losses has received a tick of approval from ratings agency Fitch.
Global dairy prices have continued their golden run, with the Global Dairy Trade auction recording its seventh consecutive rise in the price index.