Westgold Salted Butter, produced at Hokitika on the West Coast, is the best in the country.
Fonterra has announced an opening forecast milk price range of $6.25 to $7.25/kgMS for the new season.
After eleven consecutive rises, the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index dropped in the overnight auction.
Taranaki seems to be bucking the trend in sales of dairy farms nationwide, and it may be due to sharemilkers.
Ashburton District mayor Donna Favel says a new group is being formed to help bring together the council and local agricultural and health authorities in response to MPI’s ‘surge’ in the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme.
South Canterbury processor Synlait is throwing its support behind the government’s “bold’ Zero Carbon Bill.
Fonterra says the Government's new methane target is very ambitious and will need hefty spending on R&D to give farmers the solutions they need to achieve.
Working for a Māori corporation with its values of caring for land and people was a big drawcard for 2019 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year Trish Rankin.
Open Country Dairy is the first anchor tenant in the Ports of Auckland (PoAL) regional freight hub that formally opened on April 30 at Northgate Business Park at Horotiu just north of Hamilton.
The infant formula industry has acted “with great responsibility and integrity” by revising its marketing code of practice, says the Infant Nutrition Council (INC) chief executive Jan Carey.
Negotiations this week in Wellington are expected to further advance a free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union (EU).
The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index rose just 0.4% last week, but positive indicators will maintain market optimism for the new season, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
Farmer reaction is mixed to the Government’s Zero Carbon Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament last week.
Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven believes animal numbers would have to be effectively halved to meet the 2050 target set by the Government's new Zero Carbon Amendment Bill.
Only by culling cows would New Zealand achieve the methane emission targets set by the Government unless there was a major breakthrough in science, says Federated Farmers national vice-president Andrew Hoggard.
Northland sharemilkers Colin and Isabella Beazley won the 2019 New Zealand Share Farmers of the Year on Saturday night at the NZ Dairy Industry Awards.
New Zealand’s iconic ice cream company, Tip Top is changing hands.
South Canterbury milk processor Synlait says it remains committed to a new nutritional powder plant in the North Island despite a legal setback.
Dairy prices continued to edge higher in last night’s Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction with the aggregate price index up 0.4%.
DairyNZ says farmers are committed to playing their part in reducing the sector’s biological emissions.
The Government is today introducing the long-awaited Climate Change Bill with agriculture included.
A Mid Canterbury farmer who has already lost his dairy herd to Mycoplasma bovis believes MPI is repeating the mistakes it made last year.
Farmers in the district most affected by Mycoplasma bovis are up in arms at the Ministry for Primary Industry’s news that it will boost its efforts to eradicate the disease.
DairyNZ says 2019 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year Trish Rankin’s award recognises the multiple roles she plays in the sector and community.