Northland farmers caught up in the Mycoplasma bovis saga can now access government assistance from a local office.
Fonterra is receiving a $550 million cash boost following the sale of its 50% stake in pharmaceutical maker, DFE Pharma.
The guessing game has begun to predict what dairy farmers will get for their milk this season.
Farm sales were down 21.6% for the three months ended December 2019 versus the year prior — but sales look to be lifting.
Nominations are being called for the Fonterra Responsible Dairying Award.
The second Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction of the year has delivered another positive result.
With many regions experiencing increasingly dry weather, DairyNZ has put together some tips for farmers on managing challenging conditions.
Federated Farmers vice president Andrew Hoggard will be standing for president of the farmer lobby at this year’s annual meeting in June.
Fonterra is extending its MyMilk initiative to the North Island aiming to make it easier for more dairy farmers to get into their own farms, and to grow with the co-op.
Some Northland dairy farmers have been asked to stop irrigating because of the low river levels.
There have been some encouraging signs for dairy farmers recently, says Rabobank national manager for food and agribusiness banking, Hamish Midgley.
Federated Farmers vice president, Andrew Hoggard says some dairy farmers are trapped with debt.
Te Papa has responded to farmer criticism of its exhibition on water quality.
National museum, Te Papa is under fire over its exhibition on water quality in New Zealand.
Keeping an eye on the changing farming horizon is priority for the new chair of the Ruralco rural supply chain, Mid-Canterbury dairy farmer Jessie Chan-Dorman.
After 2019’s record highs, farmers should expect less spectacular NZ commodity prices this year, says ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny.
After a sharp decline last month, dairy prices rose 2.8% overall in the first auction of 2020.
Fonterra says its factories and farmers remain largely unaffected by devastating fires affecting Victoria and New South Wales.
DairyNZ will hold a series of farmer meetings over the next two months to help participants better understand what is driving changes in the sector and how to respond.
The New Zealand order of merit awarded to Tirau farmer Tony Wilding in the New Years Honours List has been hailed by sharemilkers.
Fonterra has appointed Teh-Han Chow as its interim chief executive officer for Greater China.
Fonterra has paid $30 million to boost its stake in struggling Chilean milk processor Prolesur.
Rabobank has lifted its forecast milk price for this season by 45c to $7.60/kgMS.
Global dairy prices have recorded one of their biggest drops on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) platform.