The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
Differences are publicly emerging between farmer leaders and DairyNZ over support for the Government’s policies on sustainability.
Farmers pay nearly $100 million a year in levies to industry-good groups, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis. And for what value? he asks.
Farmers are happy to see that workforce issues are identified as a hot topic in the National Party’s ‘Primary Sector Discussion Document’, released today.
Dairy farmers are facing two big challenges in falling land prices and increasingly restricted access to capital, says the Australasian financial advisor Findex.
While it's always good to hear positive news stories, the latest Situation and Outlook report for dairy may be a tad rosy, says Feds national dairy spokesman Chris Lewis.
Spiralling expenses are the biggest concern to farmers right now, says Federated Farmers’ national dairy chair Chris Lewis.
DairyNZ's proposed M. bovis levy of up to 3.9c/kgMS is a lot higher than some were expecting, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.
It's time for DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ to justify their split of the eradication costs of Mycoplasma bovis.