The Beingmate saga now rocking Fonterra is unsettling farmer shareholders.
A new study shows milk from grass-fed cows has more of a nutrient linked to heart health than conventional and organic milks.
A2 Milk company may not be as well known as Fonterra but it can now claim title to being New Zealand’s biggest listed company (by market capitalisation).
The balls-up that is the latest census is a fine example of how assumptions about all things online are excluding many in society.
Is it fair that the New Zealand dairy industry is criticised while tourism is lauded?
Reducing onfarm emissions is a challenge facing all farmers, not just dairy. In fact, it is one of the biggest challenges facing the food producing sector worldwide.
Trade Minister David Parker this month opened the APEC Business Advisory Council meeting in Auckland with a speech about the new Government’s approach to trade. Here are excerpts.
After decades of effort, scientists have managed to derive embryonic stem (ES) cells from cows and keep them in their primitive state in a dish.
A recent study published by McGill University in Canada claimed that cow milk is superior in nutrition to plant-based milks such as coconut or rice milk.
Mycoplasma bovis is now starting to affect agricultural shows.
Fonterra has lost the supply of 4 million kgMS to rival Westland Milk.
It's an exciting time in the dairy sector. There is so much change happening: we have a new strategy, ‘Dairy Tomorrow’, and changes to the DairyNZ board, to name a few.
Consider some new year resolutions as you work the land. And treat your farm as a biosecurity fortress, with its defences tightened to shut out pest and disease threats.
French dairy giant Lactalis is under political pressure after a salmonella contamination forced a global recall of piles of its baby food products.
A Swiss organic farmer says the high quality of his cheese results from machine-massages his cows enjoy.
The effects of the drought are spreading beyond the farm, even affecting a Palmerston North cafe’s lattes.
An English businessman who criticised New Zealand’s dirty rivers has been invited to come here for a swim.
Is the anti-1080 campaign taking an ugly turn?
Who would have predicted an attack on dairying in Morrinsville?
At least 59% of the public surveyed has a favourable opinion of dairying and 90% of media coverage of dairying is positive/neutral.
Change is coming to yoghurt, now poised to be the next big nut-milk trend.
We hear that methane produced by cows is terrible for the environment; in 2015 it comprised 16% of all greenhouse gases.
In reflecting on the salary package/bonuses paid to Theo Spierings in the past season it is important to understand that the Fonterra business is owned by shareholders who empower a board to act on their behalf.
Sadly, our cooperative has lost one of our strongest people with former director Michael Spaans passing away last week.