Protecting and nurturing the environment for future generations is a key tactic in the refreshed dairy industry strategy, Dairy Tomorrow. South Canterbury dairy farmer Andy Palmer is showing how it's done.
Livestock Improvement Corporation shareholders have voted to simplify the co-op’s share structure.
Last year didn’t yield a great harvest on an international scale, and some economists are predicting that in 2018 a global wine shortage may hit.
Oliver Styles meets Trinity Hill's enthusiastic winemaker Warren Gibson.
LIC chairman Murray King has defended the $20 million bill for its transformation process.
A result on LIC’s share simplification vote will be known by 2pm today.
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) National President, Fiona Gower and National Chair Penny Mudford OMNZ have arrived in New York to attend the United Nations’ 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62).
The wider New Zealand horticulture export sector sees substantial opportunity following the signing of an agreement on the Comprehensive Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade deal in Chile.
Hauraki Plains farmer Julie Pirie will lead a board heading a new educational farm in Auckland.
State-owned Pamu Farms of New Zealand can thank the red meat sector, rather than dairy, for its half-year result.
Fonterra is tapping into the $200 billion global sport nutrition market.
Environment minister David Parker has told DairyNZ he wants action fast on water quality, says Carol Barnao, DairyNZ general manager policy and advocacy.
The days of storing anhydrous milk fat (AMF) in giant drums may soon be over, says Fonterra.
A flurry of awards nights are being held this week as several regions announce their winners in the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards.
The GDT auction last week was close to expectations, and even included a slightly positive surprise with a 5.5% jump in skim milk powder prices, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.
Despite the stink bug nuisance, farm machinery distributors are seeing little or no effect on their logistics chains because most of their products are containerised, except for large tractors and harvesters.
Fonterra is not the only global dairy co-op struggling to save a joint venture in China.
The National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) system has provided MPI investigators of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak with nearly 1000 reports since the disease was identified last July.
Jersey breeder Peter Hansen believes MPI has reneged on compensating him for its ban on his planned one-off importation of breeding cows from Australia because of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak.
LIC shareholders will meet this week to vote on a new share structure.
Fonterra's high court injunction gagging a former director and the news media is in its second week and farmer shareholders are still in the dark.
The Government is hailing the efforts of the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) in reducing the death of bobby calves on farm.
The woman leading the success of Central Districts Field Days is undoubtedly Cheryl Riddell.
Central Districts Field Days is in celebration mode this year and for good reason. It has reached a special milestone – 25 years young.
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