Two brothers who moved from India to make a career in New Zealand agriculture sector have created history by winning the 2021 New Zealand Share Farmers of the Year title.
BNZ has lifted the new season’s opening forecast milk price by 80c to $7.80/kgMS.
Environment Southland says it's had good support from the farming community for its fly-over of farms in the region checking there is compliance for the upcoming winter grazing season.
Dairy farmers in the Hawke's Bay are once again being hit by drought with Matt Wade of Federated Farmers saying it's worse than last year.
Large farm operations and professional spreading companies should be setting examples of best practice, says Waikato Regional Council regional compliance manager Patrick Lynch.
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, a farm consultant at BakerAg in Wairarapa, has been named the winner of the 2021 New Zealand Zanda McDonald Award.
With just one more Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction left for the 2020-21 season, bumper dairy price gains recorded in March remain intact.
An on-farm plastic recycling initiative, Plasback, seems to be gaining momentum as the agricultural industry moves to reduce its environmental impact.
Former Opposition Leader Todd Muller believes talking about his brush with mental illness could help dairy farmers facing similar issues.
Fonterra's board and management get on the road from this week to discuss capital structure options with farmer shareholders.
Fonterra farmer shareholders are being urged to have their say about how the co-operative's new capital structure should look.
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.
Climate Change Minister James Shaw says New Zealand dairy is the world's lowest greenhouse gas emitter but that's not good enough.
The country's second largest milk processor says the tail end of the 2020-21 season is turning out positively for the industry.
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.
The 2021 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year says that her passion lies in mentoring other people within the industry.
Construction of Waikato's newest milk processing plant will finally start later this year.
It's a case of fingers, toes and anything else crossed at Mystery Creek, as the National Fieldays Society heads towards its first physical event since 2019.
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.
Dairy farmers can now access a model to calculate their farm greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
Waikato Regional Council says effluent failures occurring across three farms are disappointing.