A three-year-old Waikato Jersey is claiming to be New Zealand's highest priced dairy cow, toppling a record that stood for 50 years.
Covid restrictions in China are likely to slightly dampen milk powder imports into that country, according to Stefan Vogel, Rabobank research general manager for Australia and New Zealand.
West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne is vying for the presidency of the World Farmers' Organisation (WFO).
Dairy professional Rob Brazendale has joined Perrin Ag as the consultancy firm looks to strengthen its support of farmers and growers.
It was the battle of the wearables at the recent Lincoln University Demonstration Dairy Farm Focus Day with presentations of three different electronic monitoring and management systems.
In a move that reminded everyone of the SAS motto, 'Who dares wins', Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor and industry leaders met at MilkTest NZ's Hamilton facility to announce a significant milestone in the efforts to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis.
Fonterra Ingredients business has launched a new global e-commerce website for customers.
The first aerial compliance inspection of the winter grazing season in Southland will start next month.
Dairy goat farmers are facing a double whammy: a sharp drop in milk payout and reduced quota to supply the country's sole processor.
Outspoken Federated Farmers leader Chris Lewis is stepping down from the farmer lobby after 17 years of service.
Successive drops in global dairy prices mean the next season's opening milk price forecast is being trimmed back.
A record milk payout for this season remains on the cards - but breaking the $10/kgMS ceiling will be a stretch.
Attracting industrious and reliable workers to the rural sector has been an increasingly difficult task for farmers, growers and contractors for many years.
The 32 finalists representing 11 regions in the 2022 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards have been found.
Farm nutrient supplier Ballance is managing the knock-on effects of Covid and the Ukraine war to maintain surety of supply for farmers and growers.
Dairy farmers in the Buller region of the South Island are at last making progress getting their properties up and running following the devastating floods that hit them in February.
Four dairy farmers are among the seven finalists vying for the FMG Young Farmer of the Year title.
The country's second largest milk processor believes the tipping point for whole milk powder (WMP) pricing has been reached.
Michael Kiernan's lucerne crop was a godsend in the dry Southland summer this season.
Recent data released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) showed a drop in farm sales for the three months ended March 2022 compared to the same period last year.
Federated Farmers president Andrew Hoggard says recent findings from a Rabobank report are another reason why New Zealanders should consider a career in agriculture.
It's been a very challenging season for Taranaki dairy farmers, according to local DairyNZ consulting officer, Ashley Primrose.
New Zealand's fledgling dairy goat industry is in turmoil.
Trials are showing that plantain has the potential to reduce nitrate leaching by more than 20%, says David Burger, DairyNZ general manager sustainable dairy.