Agribusiness leader Lynda Coppersmith has been appointed the first woman chief executive of NZ Young Farmers, from October 1.
A Dutch farm can now process and sell its own milk to consumers, thanks to a Lely Orbiter.
Waimate contractor – and rich-lister – Gary Rooney will back a South Canterbury irrigation scheme that was left gasping by changes in Government policy.
Dairy farming is a hands-on industry, but Frankie Stevens discovered that understanding the theory and business practices that underpin a farm is the key to success, comments Primary ITO.
A new service from Ravensdown will meet the stated need of farmers and other rural people for catchment-scale improvement of water quality.
Turning farmers into consumers is the objective of McDonald’s New Zealand farmer tours.
The 2007 national Farm Manager of the Year award winner Emily Woolsey (32) and her husband Daniel, of Southland, had a good grasp of dairy farming, says Primary ITO.
More farmers are buying dairy technology that gives them a fast payback, says Waikato Milking Systems.
UK seed company Germinal’s plant breeding programme in New Zealand is progressing well, says general manager Sarah Gard.
The Government is backing moves to recognise and celebrate outstanding employers in the primary sector.
Expertise from the dairy manufacturing industry could be adapted to develop a new plant-based protein industry in New Zealand, says Plant and Food Research.
Global businesses are looking to New Zealand for solutions to tough environmental challenges – especially agriculture, says Abbie Reynolds, executive director of the Sustainable Business Council.
Rabobank says it doesn’t share Fonterra’s optimism about the international situation this season.
Ballance chief executive Mark Wynne says criticism of the nutrient management tool Overseer is “very old-school”.
Fertiliser co-op Ballance will commercially launch a new farm environment planning tool, MitAgator, by spring.
A quality environmental plan will soon be a prerequisite to buying or selling a farm, says ANZ Bank’s head of commercial and agri.
Fonterra has joined an international project to address the issue of malnourishment in older people.
The maker of revered Kiwi Red Band gumboots is this year celebrating 60 years in production.
What do you get by mixing West Coast milk and imported ice cream paste? Award-winning ice cream of course.
New Zealand dairy farmers visiting California dairy farms last month were surprised at how far behind US farms were in efficiency and adoption of technology.
Kiwi youngsters in town and country schools are learning about the prospect of farming careers via AgriKids and TeenAg, devised by NZ Young Farmers, says its chief executive Terry Copeland.
Fifteen dairy farmers well advanced in mitigating climate change on their farms are being heralded as New Zealand’s ‘climate change ambassadors’.
Yoghurt and cheese have been winning categories in China in recent years, says market intelligence agency Mintel.
Winning the supreme champion title at the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2018 tops off a great start to the year for Clevedon Buffalo Co.
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