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Monday, 09 March 2020 12:18

Farmers flock to YouTube to make money 

A trend is emerging of farmers posting on YouTube to make money — but just how worthwhile are the returns?

Published in World News
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 13:21

PETA ad turned down

Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA’s) request to erect a billboard memorialising 21 cows killed in a tractor-trailer crash in North Carolina has been turned down.

Published in Milking It
Monday, 17 February 2020 10:36

US farmer wins $411m in weedkiller lawsuit 

A US farmer has been awarded US$265m (NZ$411m) in a lawsuit against herbicide providers Bayer and BASF.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 11:28

Genetics specialist off to US to play rugby

One of the country’s most promising young cattle judges is heading to the US to play professional rugby.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 07:55

US milk giant goes bung

America's biggest milk producer, Dean Foods, has filed for bankruptcy and is planning to sell assets.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 09:51

Mechanisation new for the US

The impetus behind developing the Klima stripper back in 2007 was a continual lack of labour during the pruning season.

Published in Machinery
Thursday, 27 June 2019 09:03

From two to 19m

Here's an interesting take on the composition of US dairy cows.

Published in Milking It
Friday, 14 June 2019 10:55

US farmers don’t want a repeat run

With the US dairy industry now it in its fifth year of low prices and third year of trade wounds, president and CEO of the National Milk Producers Federation in the US, Jim Mulhern looks at what could come next.

Published in World News
Friday, 07 June 2019 10:14

NZ customers admire our values

OPINION: The international trading system is facing one of its biggest challenges in recent times.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 30 May 2019 08:46

US milk powder giant rejoins GDT

The largest milk powder producer in the US, DairyAmerica is coming back to Global Dairy Trade (GDT), re-launching skim milk powder on July 16.

Published in World News
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