Climb every mountain

You would be udderly surprised to encounter a Simmental or Braunvieh running up the steps of New York’s One World Trade Center or Shanghai’s equally tall World Financial Center. 

Cows’ misery portrayed

PETA is at it again. It has rolled out Carly the cow to US schoolchildren, telling them of the complex emotional lives of cows and their suffering at the hands of dairy farmers and the wider industry.

 
Fake milk in Aussie

A new audit of plant-based milk alternatives in Australia shows the category has grown by 58% in several products in two years, but health professionals are alerting Australians that not all ‘mylks’ are nutritionally equal.

 
Clink clink

The sound of milk bottles is set to return to Marlborough.

‘We help farmers’

Fish & Game took umbrage at a Milking It story on farmer Dean Rabbidge and his tweet. It says contrary to the report, F&G actually worked with Rabbidge on this wetland creation. 

 
Build bigger barns

Here's a pitch that will have the greenies seeing red. Intensive, high-yielding farming may be the best way to meet rising demand for food while conserving biodiversity, a new study has found.

Fake milk

Almond milk, if we can call it milk, is being touted as the next-best thing to cow milk.

Trade, not aid

US President Donald Trump’s trade tiff with China has hit American farmers in the pocket as China’s retaliatory tariffs on US exports start to bite. Soybean farmers are the hardest-hit.

Glug glug

If you enjoy a breakfast of milky cereal and tea, then today is your lucky day.

Clinkety clink

As the movement away from plastic accelerates, one wonders if plastic milk bottles will be next.

With Manuka honey selling for $200/kg all beekeepers must be swimming in cash, right?

The anti-1080 crowd seems to have gone completely feral.

How long does it take a country to build a dairy industry? One year, Qatar would answer.

North Carolina legislators have made it clear: “If a drink doesn’t come from an animal with hooves, you can’t call it milk”.

Fonterra farmer suppliers in New Zealand are pretty happy with the $7/kgMS opening price for the new season.

The most worrying aspect of the coalition Government’s torpedoing of the oil and gas industry is the disregard for process.

AgResearch scientists say they have discovered how to knock out a major milk allergen by editing a cow’s genome.

Irish farmers are in a lather about a dairy farmer in County Limerick being fined $350 this month for the dung a judge ruled was left by his cows on a road, causing a motorcycle crash.

A North-Canterbury company lauded for its ethical and environmentally friendly dairying has gone into liquidation.

Not everyone's enthusing about a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union.

 

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Climb every mountain

You would be udderly surprised to encounter a Simmental or Braunvieh running up the steps of New York’s One World…

Cows’ misery portrayed

PETA is at it again. It has rolled out Carly the cow to US schoolchildren, telling them of the complex…

 
 

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