Fonterra’s first fixed milk price event attracted 215 farms, offering over 11 million kgMS to the co-op for $6.75/kgMS.
A company that makes fence posts from 100% recycled plastics has won an innovation award at the NZ National Fieldays.
Fonterra farmers won’t be overly happy with changes announced last week to legislation governing the dairy industry.
Fonterra says the Government has missed an opportunity to create a level playing field for competition in the dairy industry.
Fonterra says the proposed changes to DIRA announced today will bring some improvements to the sector, but it also represents a missed opportunity to better support New Zealand.
Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor today announced changes to the legislation governing the dairy industry.
Farmers are backing Fonterra’s review of assets and overseas joint ventures as it grapples with strengthening its balance sheet.
Fonterra's wide forecast payout for this new season will make farmers happy, says Federated Farmers Waikato president Andrew McGiven.
OPINION: If you want to see a role model (or two), just look at NZ Dairy Industry Awards winners Damian and Jane Roper.