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.
A new Regional Leader of the Year Award has been established by Dairy Women’s Network.
What better way to show love to farmers than by giving away a two-carat diamond valued at $12,000?
New ideas of what equates to ‘premium’ in red meat are expected to change significantly in coming years, according to a new report from Beef+Lamb (B+LNZ).
Why have processor/exporters not encouraged more goat meat when it sells at comparable retail prices to lamb in USA?
A 175ha dairy farm in Kohatu, Tapawera, 52km west of Nelson, sold in October 2018 for conversion to a hop garden, is another example of change in land use driving sales of rural property.
The time is right for new initiatives in providing greater business-to-business engagement through the use of a digital marketplace, says Mike Petersen.
Long-time goat industry advocate Garrick Batten questions why NZ meat exporters have not capitalised on the inbuilt and growing Northern American demand for goat meat.
Canterbury-based Synlait Milk has reaffirmed its policy of building no more coal-fired boilers, with the official opening of the country’s first large-scale electrode boiler at its Dunsandel headquarters.