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.
New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) has appointed Sam Waugh as the farm manager of its 74ha dairy farm in Auckland.
The COVID-19 pandemic has effectively brought forward the appointment of Southland dairy farmer Helen Cummings to the national board of the Holstein Friesian NZ Association.
A team of bulls in the US has achieved ‘global essential worker’ status for its role in helping fuel the world’s dairy industry.
February milk production was flat and New Zealand dairy exports decreased by 6.1%, or 19,348 MT compared to the same month last year.
Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, staff at Massey University are busy preparing for the next semester – which will involve a lot of on-line teaching.
A man who has spent more than 40 years in the meat industry says the best thing that happened to the industry in NZ was the UK joining the European Union in 1973.
Waikato dairy farmer Ross Wallis is making a difference to thousands of people in Sri Lanka by sharing his dairying knowledge.
Building relationships with other Kiwi agtech leaders and innovators was a surprising outcome for some attending the high-profile evokeAG event in Melbourne last month.
New Zealand farmers probably do not realise the contribution they are making to the economic and community life of people in Southern Morocco, says Hajbouha Zoubeir, president, Phosboucraa Foundation.
Dr Tony Joseph explains how to assess your soil and keep it healthy.
Rabobank's outlook for New Zealand's dairy, beef, sheepmeat, and horticulture sectors.
Last month, 21 developing dairy industry leaders started Fonterra’s year-long Governance Development Programme, with two days of presentations and discussions at Fonterra’s head office in Auckland.
Well-known South Canterbury farmer, businessman and philanthropist Alan Annett passed away in January.
New Zealand farmers stand out for their willingness to innovate, says the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef executive director, Ruaraidh Petre.
For everyone involved in food production today, traceability and transparency are ever present considerations.