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.
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.
Kiwi farmers are not the only ones nervous about their future as a result of politicians throwing them under the harvester.
Could a pink seaweed hold the solution to our methane emissions problem? Australian scientists think so.
With the Government intent on strangling farmers with unachievable emissions targets, abetted by the ‘suits’ at industry-good bodies, we hear a timely reminder from a scientist.
How can the state-owned Pamu Farms (formerly Landcorp) justify keeping the loudmouth freshwater ecologist Dr Mike Joy, of Victoria University, on its environment reference group?
The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
Global animal health company DSM says it has a product that can help reduce emissions from cows by up to 30% but surprisingly the Government is not keen.
Two weeks after receiving their handsome payout from Chinese company Yili, it seems not all ex-Westland shareholders are laughing all the way to the bank.
What if alternative energy isn’t all it’s cracked up to be?
Three times daily in summer the Holstein cows on a dairy farm north of Doha, Qatar, placidly step onto a circular platform to get hooked up to automated milking tubes.
A Scottish couple has had a compensation claim rejected after arguing one of their pedigree Highland cows got pregnant to their neighbour’s bull.
A new ‘cow cuddling’ service is the latest health trend to hit the US, with punters paying per hour to reap the ‘mental health benefits’.
Not everyone is ready to give up on Hokitika-based Westland Milk yet!
OPINION: Beleaguered Australian farmers are facing a fight on a new front.
OPINION: Australia hasn't been a happy hunting ground for Fonterra in recent years thanks to increasing competition among processors and supermarkets pushing their weight around.
OPINION: Credit where due, NZ Herald at least reported that agricultural leadership had pitched in to do its bit.
OPINION: Media bias against farming isn’t new in this country, but the level of ignorance among journalists is off the charts these days.
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