LIC national FarmWise manager, Edward Hardie on the decisions dairy farmers need to make now for a good summer.
OPINION: Fonterra's annual general meeting earlier this month was mostly a peaceful affair.
An experiment on a herd of cows in central Japan appears to have proven a radical, nature-inspired solution to a pest problem plaguing farmers.
Another sign has appeared showing plant-based dairy products taking over conventional dairy space.
Interestingly, none of the politicians managed to escape the wrath of farmers at the protest march organised by the lobby 50 Shades of Green.
Rural News last week summed up the disconnect going on in rural communities: “It seems incredible that in times when commodity prices are strong, interest rates low and climate favourable there should be so much angst and concern in rural NZ”
Tom Pow, founder of Herd Homes, on the banking and environmental pressures facing farmers.
OPINION: Primary sector bosses and Government ministers waxed lyrical at a news conference at Parliament on the new deal on agricultural emissions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is a master tactician in taking advantage of international conflicts.
The battle between milk and its fake rivals is spreading to nurseries in the UK.
Have you ever tried painting zebra stripes on your cows?
The usual culprits are angry at hearing last week that the Government and the agri sector will work together to deal with greenhouse gas emissions.
Talking about elections, the DairyNZ board election is shaping up to be a much more exciting affair.
The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated process.
Regional Economic Minister Shane Jones gets away with saying a lot of things many other Cabinet ministers won’t even dream of uttering.
At last we see Fonterra shareholders asking questions about its supposed watchdog, the shareholders council.
Minister of Ag Damien O’Connor is confident the government can work together with farmers to improve water quality.
OPINION: New Zealand faces the prospect of real hardship from Brexit.
Farmer and former Fonterra board member Mark Townshend explains ten things that may help transition farmers through to the next generation of successful dairying and food production.
OPINION: I'm extremely proud of the ongoing high performance of our primary sector, and to be part of a Government that is backing farming for the long term.
Is food vegan simply because it doesn’t come from a cow? This question has puzzled one in five Britons.
The Fonterra shareholders council announced last week that elections will take place in 10 of its 25 wards.
It seems other dairy processors in New Zealand and elsewhere are doing fine while Fonterra struggles to keep its head above water.
The effects of Labour’s spectacular own-goal in its second major sex scandal are set to drag on.