OPINION: The Hound notes that the foreign-owned and controlled NZ forestry industry is starting to feel the pressure of the…
Heat detection and getting cows back in calf has the potential for a marked effect on the bottom line of any dairy operation.
Commonly I hear farmers say, "Why bother with low cell count when there are no financial incentives from my dairy company to maintain a low bulk somatic cell count?"
An automated body condition scoring system for New Zealand-bred cows will be launched at National Fieldays next month.
Given the tough financial situation, it is time for dairy farmers to rely more on pasture production and to plan how to get more milk from fewer cows.
On our farms, in our universities, research labs and factories, the dairy industry is in a transformation.
LIC's Jersey Premier Sires bulls have topped the national Jersey ranking of active sires (RAS) list, released this month.
Geraldines sharemilkers Joe and Suz Wyborn are the supreme winners of the 2016 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Tough economic times are causing farmers to analyse every aspect of their business, right down to the performance of individual animals.