Having a skilled and motivated farm team is the foundation of a successful dairy farm.

Published in General News

When Fonterra’s milk tankers do their rounds, the northern-most farm they call on – in all New Zealand – is Len and Pearl Crewther’s in the Far North. 

Published in General News

For many in the dairy industry June 1 means one thing – time to move. As the new season starts, thousands of sharemilkers pack their cows into stock trucks and move equipment and families to new farms.

Published in Management
Friday, 20 March 2015 00:00

Anti-dairying rhetoric is out-dated

Farmers don't want weaker environmental policies. Ten years ago we were fair game for the ‘dirty dairying’ remarks by Fish & Game, today not so much.

Published in Opinion

The recent visit by Professor Aalt Dijkhuizen, president of Topsector Agri and Food in the Netherlands, raised some interesting points about how New Zealand dairy farmers can learn from their Dutch counterparts.

Published in Opinion

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Lack of interest

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