Shaun Eichstaedt.

Taranaki sharemilker Shaun Eichstaedt was the first New Zealander to replace traditional antibiotic dry cow therapy (DCT) with a high-strength probiotic.

Maize silage and maize grain are both low protein feeds that have the effect of reducing dietary protein and therefore urinary nitrogen.

There has been a mixed response by the agriculture sector to the recently released Climate Change Commission’s 2021 draft report. 

DWN chief executive Jules Benton says putting people first drives a healthy business.

A series of workshops on putting people first on dairy farms get underway next week.

The WMP has jumped 21% at the latest GDT auction.

New Zealand dairy farmers woke up to some very good news. The overnight Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction recorded a massive jump in prices.

The average price of butter slipped 12% on the GDT last year.

Incomplete deliveries and logistics disruptions were common issues for the 300 bidders on Global Dairy Trade auctions last year.

Ashburton farm consultant Jeremy Savage.

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.

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.

China's New Year celebrations were almost back on track this year, helping Fonterra record double growth digit growth in its consumer brands sales.

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.

Global dairy prices have continued their golden run, with the Global Dairy Trade auction recording its seventh consecutive rise in the price index.

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