Independent dairy processor Westland Milk has reduced its payout prediction for the 2018-19 season.
West Coast milk processor Westland Milk has posted a gross profit of $3.3 million for the 12 months ended July 31, 2018.
Strong evidence is emerging that consumers are suspicious of processed foods, says Professor Warren McNabb.
The Government says it will be important to set the right 2050 target in its Zero Carbon Bill.
A five year, $11 million research project has begun, aimed at producing new high value milk products.
Premium milk trader Lewis Road Creamery is now selling its Gold Top, organic, fresh Jersey milk containing the A2 ß-Casein protein.
Federated Farmers is extending its “deepest sympathy” to the family of a four-year-old boy found dead in a farm effluent pond near Harihari in south Westland.
There's something in the milk produced in and around South Waikato farms.
The Global Dairy Trade had its eighth consecutive fall last week putting more downward pressure on Fonterra’s $6.75/kgMS milk price forecast, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
Overall the dairy industry is more professional and in a good space, but volatility will continue, says James Allen, retiring AgFirst chairman.
Corporate farmer Trevor Hamilton is full of praise for the incentive scheme Te Ara Miraka run by the Taupo dairy processor Miraka.
Synlait's final average total milk price for FY18 has been announced as $6.78/kgMS.
Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven says it’s up to Fonterra’s leadership to reverse its awful financial result.
Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard says someone who has recently bought a farm and may be highly leveraged could be hit by the introduction of a capital gains tax pushing down land values.
A leading corporate farmer is blaming Fonterra’s board for the co-op’s financial debacle, saying the directors run a system of “cloned governance”.
Former Fonterra director Leonie Guiney says she expects the new leadership team to act on loss-making assets.
Former Fonterra director Leonie Guiney is standing for the co-op’s director elections.
Fonterra chairman John Monaghan says Fonterra is looking forward to working with the Coalition Government on the review of dairy industry regulations.
Canterbury milk processor, Synlait made a net profit of $74.6 million last year.
The fall in dairy prices is showing no signs of easing.
Water vapour is responsible for at least 70% of the ‘greenhouse effect’, while methane and nitrous oxide — New Zealand’s supposedly ‘nasty’ emissions – are “virtually irrelevant” as contributors to any global warming effect.
Seven farmer candidates will fight for a position on DairyNZ’s board of directors.
Fonterra has looked outside its business for a new head of its NZ brands division.
Fonterra Shareholders Council chairman Duncan Coull says farmers are unhappy with the co-op’s current performance.