The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated…
The strong working partnership of smaller herd farmers Matt and Sarah-Jane Yates has been a cornerstone of their farming success.
One response to tight economic circumstances for many dairy farmers is to look at reducing the amount of feed they buy in for their cows, says fertiliser co-op Ravensdown.
A survey conducted by Federated Farmers and DairyNZ reveals that New Zealand dairy farmers have spent over $1Billion on environment in the past five years.
While the talk rolls on about the reduced forecast payout, the vast majority of farmers are getting on with it.
Australian dairy farmers are working with animal rights activists on the industry’s animal welfare credentials. Dairy Australia chief executive Ian Halliday says farmers are “not out of the woods, they’re in the spotlight”.
IT’S AN exciting time for Irish and European dairy farmers. Having been constrained by European milk quotas since 1984, the shackles will finally be removed on April 1, 2015.
DAIRY FARMERS with irrigators at risk of wind damage might soon have a solution thanks to the levy investment of their cropping counterparts.