A Waikato farming company has been slapped with a $63,000 fine for unlawful discharging farm effluent.
A strong lineup of industry speakers will feature at this month’s NZ Effluent & Environment Expo in Waikato.
Viticulturist Richard Smart explains the growing threat to Marlborough’s wine industry: trunk disease.
Canterbury processor Synlait is boosting its presence on New Zealand supermarket shelves.
OPINION: Good production is 50% feeding and 50% breeding.
The protest group ‘50 Shades of Green’ is organising a march on Parliament this week to try and stop good farmland being covered in pine trees.
Disregarding the social and economic effects of the proposed water reforms is a recipe for disaster, warns Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven.
An Auckland company believes reducing enteric methane through productivity gains is the way to tackle green house gas emissions.
Storytelling will help attract, retain and inspire the next generation in dairy farming, says Jules Benton, Dairy Women’s Network chief executive.
Pride is returning to the dairy industry, says the new chair of Dairy Women’s Network, Karen Forlong, a Central Plateau farmer.
A national limit on dissolved nitrogen would “essentially eliminate” intensive agriculture in the Selwyn Waihora catchment, says Environment Canterbury chief scientist Dr Tim Davie.
The quality of local milk is a key to Oamaru based Whitestone Cheese’s latest international success.
Agreement by 15 participants in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade negotiations marks an important milestone.
Re-elected Fonterra directors Andy Macfarlane and Donna Smit are looking forward to another three years on the board.
Fonterra chairman John Monaghan says the co-op is not broken but still needs to change.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell says the co-op cannot afford to repeat last year’s disappointing performance.
The NZ/China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) upgrade has brought little joy to the dairy industry.
A group of dairy farmers in southern Manawatu are taking a proactive approach to dealing with facial eczema (FE) in the coming months.
Dairy and meat processors have taken a leadership role in getting 30 companies to sign up to pledge to the Government to take a more proactive role on biosecurity.
Fonterra's domestic milk collection is up 0.8% in the year to date according to its latest Global Dairy Update.
Powders led the way for the 3.7% jump in the Global Dairy Trade last week with economists now looking at an upside to current milk price forecasts.
Fonterra chairman John Monaghan stared down calls for his resignation at the co-op’s annual meeting last week.
A levy will help modernise the $35 million strawberry industry, says Michael Ahern, executive manager of Strawberry Growers NZ Inc.
“I always reckoned you could make a living off 10 acres,” says Canterbury saffron grower Geoff Slater.
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