A jump in the value and volume of New Zealand’s sheepmeat exports to Europe and the UK shows why preserving WTO tariff-rate quotas is so important, claims the Meat Industry Association (MIA).
Sheep milk company Maui Milk is looking for new farmer suppliers as demand soars.
New Zealand trade officials are watching the escalating trade war between the US and China with mounting concern and anxiety.
Fonterra is taking another step towards its commitment to having all packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Fonterra's record payout for organic milk reflects the value of being certified organic, according to Brendan Hoare, Buy Pure NZ managing director.
The IFCN (International Farm Comparison Network in dairying) has been around for over 20 years but this year due to Covid-19 it got a lot more active.
Climate change affects all of us and reducing greenhouse gas emissions must be a priority, writes Bala Tikkisetty.
Massey Professor Paul Kenyon on the university's new Bachelor of Animal Science.
Challenges facing the rural sector reinforce the need to work together and ensure linkages are strong and smart, according to Dr Amanda Bell.
It's important to know your financials and KPIs but it is just as important to know your environmental footprint and what is driving it, says dairy farmer Jolene Germann.
A Lincoln-based wool products company believes it offers a glimmer of hope against the increasing negativity currently saturating New Zealand’s strong wool industry.
Both sides claimed a victory of sorts in a recent High Court case that tested the criteria for labelling phosphate rock as reactive phosphate rock (RPR) in the New Zealand market.
Avocado growers are looking forward to another bumper year despite the global economic uncertainty.
DeLaval has come away with the runner up prize in this year’s Fieldays Online innovation competition with a new milking cluster that eliminates the need for conventional liner changes.
Cutting edge technology designed to simulate biosecurity threats has emerged from the collaboration of two Hamilton companies.
Despite claims by Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor that a new report will be the plan “to revitalise New Zealand’s strong wool sector…” there’s widespread belief it will do no such thing.
Fonterra has joined forces with a supermarket chain to deliver what it claims is NZ’s first carbon zero milk.
Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) Action Group facilitator John Stantiall was unsure, at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown, how meetings could work.
Fonterra is trying its hand on growing hemp and results are encouraging.
The latest NAIT data shows farmers are increasing their engagement with the system and becoming more compliant.
A smartphone application claims to allow cows to be managed without fences and by the touch of a button.
A software providing greenhouse gas emissions measurement and scenario planning programme for the whole farm has been released.
While the deer industry faces several challenges in the short term, there will be a strong rebound in New Zealand venison sales once global demand recovers.
The dairy industry must lift its game if it wants to play a role in revitalising New Zealand’s bruised economy, says Northland farmer and founder of HerdHomes animal shelter Tom Pow.