LIC’s new service – GeneMark Genomics – will be available to farmers from June this year.

Herd improvement co-operative LIC is combining its DNA parentage testing and genomic evaluation services into one convenient service to help farmers identify their highest genetic merit animals.

Kimberly Crewther, DCANZ.

New Zealand dairy processors are rejecting new Canadian proposals for the administration of its dairy tariff rate quotas (TRQs) under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Agriculture Minister Todd McClay (left) and Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell at national lamb day celebrations in Parliament last week.

Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell was delighted to throw his support behind the national lamb day celebration held at Parliament last week.

Synlait’s share price has plummeted from $3.48 a year ago to 68c last week.

Synlait Milk's financial woes are mounting with farmer suppliers expressing concern about the state of the Canterbury milk processor.

Pita Alexander

A leading farm accountant and consultant believes the dairy industry has turned a corner as the rural sector navigates a downturn.

James Shaw

Tributes from across the political divide flowed last week for James Shaw, the Green Party co-leader who has called time on his nine year political career.

It could be that buyers are hunting out the right farm to purchase as farm sales drop for the three months ended December 2023. That’s according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).

Waimea Irrigators chairman Murray King has welcomed the effective completion of a major dam, which is expected to give irrigators and other users on the Waimea Plains reliability of supply for decades to come.

Taking over the chairmanship of LIC feels like a generational responsibility for Tākaka farmer Corrigan Sowman.

Last week's Parliament sitting saw another first – a few Government MPs wearing gumboots in the House during Question Time.

Cow comfort and staying relevant is at the heart of some major changes to the New Zealand Dairy Event’s (NZDE) show schedule in Feilding from January 22-24.

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