A team led by DairyNZ received a Primary Industries Award at the Kudos Awards last week.
Dairy goat milk processors, looking to increase their supplier numbers, are helping to drive interest among farmers in New Zealand’s growing goat milk industry.
Fonterra says the launch of its carbonzero-certified speciality milks signals that it is serious about acting on sustainability.
Swap Stockfoods has operated in the South Island for a while now but has opened a new site in Christchurch that will give more stockfood options to farmers in Canterbury, the West Coast and further north.
Taupo-based Maori dairy company Miraka took the top honours at this year’s Biosecurity Awards.
The chief executive-elect of Yili-owned Westland Milk Products Richard Wyeth says he’s looking forward to the challenge of running the company.
Pamela Storey has announced that she will be ending her term on the Dairy Women’s Network (DWN) Trust board this month.
While the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement last week is being hailed as a positive move, the reality is that its benefit to the dairy sector is limited.
Demand for dairy will firm over the next two years as the global economy rebounds from Covid, says Westpac senior agri economist Nathan Penny.
The government's new freshwater regulations are creating a few headaches for West Coast dairy farmers, according to DairyNZ South Island head Tony Finch.
Stuart Anderson, Ministry for Primary Industries Mycoplasma Bovis Programme Director, is assuring farmers that a recent increase in confirmed infected farms is only to be expected at this time of year.
The mental anguish of dealing with bureaucracy is the hard part of managing a Mycoplasma bovis infection, says Mid-Canterbury farmer and self-appointed advocate for the victims, Duncan Barr.
Dairy prices have bounced back in the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction.
Fonterra is pulling out of another non-core business – importing palm kernel expeller.
Damien O’Connor has been put in a unique position in the Labour Government’s new cabinet line-up announced last week.
Federated Farmers dairy vice chairman Richard McIntyre says the associate director scheme run by DairyNZ is awesome and he would thoroughly recommend it to anyone.
Two Waikato producers have joined forces to create the world’s first tea-infused cow’s milk cheese.
Canterbury milk processor Synlait Milk has announced a $200 million equity raising scheme to strengthen its balance sheet.
Former All Black Kevin Schuler says diversifying the family farm with his brother Paul into three milking systems – cows, goats and sheep – is all about creating a better and stable business.
Dairy prices dipped last week after three consecutive rises but economist Nathan Penny, Westpac, says the dip is likely to be temporary.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell says work will continue this year on the co-operative’s business reset.
A capital structure that gives farmers flexibility is a priority for re-elected Fonterra director Brent Goldsack.
Outgoing Fonterra chairman John Monaghan says he will keep a watchful but silent eye on Fonterra from the back paddocks.
Auckland lawyer and new Fonterra director Cathy Quinn is looking forward to making a positive contribution around Fonterra’s board table.
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