A Tinder-inspired app called Tudder is helping farmers to match their cattle with suitable mates — by swiping right on…
Many farmers are using social media – notably Twitter – to share information on how best to manage the dry spell.
As usual in summer, some regions are drying out – some are getting extremely dry. The media is running hot with drought stories, from ‘experts’ on social media and in print.
A dairy farmer ‘dragging the chain’ on effluent management has let the team down, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard, commenting on a recidivist polluter who has copped a record fine for environment non-compliance in Taranaki.
FOR THE first time in the cooperative’s history, Fonterra could be forced to clawback payout as dairy markets continue to slide.
FEDERATED FARMERS dairy president Andrew Hoggard says many farmers will struggle to meet the milk cooling regulations proposed by MPI.
FEDERATED FARMERS Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard has described the lowest auction in five years as "a blow to the industry" as hopes of a lift or at least continued plateau in prices were dashed.
FEDERATED FARMERS will launch its new and improved Herd Owning Sharemilking Agreement to dairy farmers tomorrow (October 1).
FONTERRA'S DECISION to pump $555 million into Edendale and Lichfield plant upgrades represents a huge vote of confidence in the dairy industry and the provinces.