UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.
A large majority of 1794 submissions received by DairyNZ on the biosecurity response levy were supportive.
Dairy farmers are being strongly encouraged to give their feedback on how the sector will pay its share of the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) response programme.
DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb New Zealand have reached an agreement on how they will split the cost of eradicating Mycoplasma bovis.
DairyNZ chairman Jim van der Poel has clarified that Environment Minister David Parker did not call for a cut in cow numbers.
Waikato dairy farmer Jim van der Poel has been elected the new chairman of industry good body, DairyNZ.
FONTERRA HAS paid tribute to retiring director Jim van der Poel, who stepped down after 12 years on the board.
RETIRING Fonterra director Jim van der Poel is back on the board of DairyNZ having retired from it in 2009. He was one of five candidates for Barbara Kuriger’s seat on the board following Kuriger’s resignation in order to stand for Parliament.