Waikato Regional Council officer noting scale of overflow of effluent from feed pad on a farm at Oruanui, north of Taupo.

Large farm operations and professional spreading companies should be setting examples of best practice, says Waikato Regional Council regional compliance manager Patrick Lynch.

John Wyatt, wife Kristina and son Caleb on their farm.

A hat-trick, a trifecta, a three-peat, whatever you want to call it, Fonterra farmer John Wyatt has become the first person to ever accomplish it in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA).

Sam Vivian-Greer with Zanda Award patron and founder, Shane McManaway.

Sam Vivian-Greer, a farm consultant at BakerAg in Wairarapa, has been named the winner of the 2021 New Zealand Zanda McDonald Award.

Nathan Penny, Westpac.

With just one more Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction left for the 2020-21 season, bumper dairy price gains recorded in March remain intact.

Fonterra Farm Source group director Richard Allen.

An on-farm plastic recycling initiative, Plasback, seems to be gaining momentum as the agricultural industry moves to reduce its environmental impact.

Fonterra chairman Peter McBride.

Fonterra farmer shareholders are being urged to have their say about how the co-operative's new capital structure should look.

The Van Leeuwen Group went into receivership last week.

The New Zealand Rural Land Company (NZL) says it has entered conditional agreements to buy assets from the Van Leeuwen Group (VGL), which went into receivership last week.

It's three weeks of waiting for the three finalists in this year's Ahuwhenua trophy for dairy, with the winner being announced next month at a gala dinner in New Plymouth.

Chinese-owned Westland Dairy Company is getting $1.7 million from the Government to accelerate plans to reduce carbon emissions produced by its Hokitika factory.

New Zealand's organic export market has been ‘dominated’ by dairy, according to the latest market sector report released by Organics Aotearoa New Zealand (OANZ).

After more than a decade of at times acrimonious wrangling, it seems that peace is breaking out on how to manage the environment in the Manawatu, Whanganui and Rangitikei districts.

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