The Commerce Commission has released its draft report following a review of Fonterra’s base milk price manual for the 2021-22 season.
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Innovation, loss and resilience have brought the Singh family to the point where it is poised to honour its patriarch, and to give back to the farming industry through "The Legacy" sale.
Canterbury processor Synlait's first consumer food product is all about eliminating waste.
Fonterra's plan to return $1 billion to shareholders in three years through the divestments of overseas milk pools is the right move, according to Waikato farmer Andrew McGiven.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor continued his overseas odyssey in the past week with multiple meetings in the US, Europe and Ireland - all aimed at sorting out trade issues which in the case of Europe dairy is a major issue.
It's been a slow start to the dairy season on the West Coast of the South Island.
Congestion at the Ports of Auckland and strikes in Australia are adding to supply chain shipping problems around the world, which in turn are affecting the shipment of New Zealand primary products to world markets.
An annual update of river water quality on the LAWA (Land, Air, Water Aotearoa) website reveals that Southland has had little change in its water quality over the past decade.
Mentors have played an important role in young Canterbury sharemilker Ash-Leigh Campbell's outstanding career.
Dairy Women's Network (DWN) says its 2022 conference will celebrate the industry's resilience.
Farmlands new chief executive says she is going back to the basics for the short-term, which includes a focus on keeping employees safe and engaged through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Fonterra's full-year results and strategy refresh has been well received by shareholders says Fonterra Co-operative Council chair James Barron.
At least one analyst is now predicting an all-time record farmgate milk price this season.
Small Waikato milk processor Tatua isn't blowing its own trumpet after blitzing other processors in the milk payout battle last season.
Independent Waikato-based milk processor Tatua has again left other New Zealand milk processors, including Fonterra, trailing on the milk payout chart.
Catchment projects need to be farmerled, according to Louise Totman, who coordinates the Rangitikei Rivers Catchment Collective.
Fonterra's latest sustainability scorecard shows the co-operative making good progress towards its targets.
The number of New Zealand dairy cows mated to sexed semen is set to double this year as farmers look to capitalise on the technology which delivers a 90% chance of producing a female calf.
When Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O'Connor arrives in the UK next month to try and finalise a free trade agreement (FTA) with Britain he'll be dealing with a politician that no one in this country seems to know, includign top government officials.
Two small milk processors are joining forces to develop more niche products for both local and overseas markets.
A fund has been set up to generate carbon credits through growing pine plantations on steep North Island hill country.
There's been generally positive reaction to China's announcement that it will seek membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Newly-crowned Organic New Zealander of the Year Cathy Tait-Jamieson believes that environmental regulations are here to stay.