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.
Synlait Milk is establishing an industrial-scale native plant nursery at its Dunsandel headquarters as the centrepiece of a wide-ranging environmental initiative.
Farmlands cooperative has sold its nationwide real estate business to the Property Brokers chain.
This past year for OSPRI has seen rebuilding.
Lincoln University says it is delighted that the Minister of Education has approved $80 million for new science facilities as part of a wider campus development programme.
Isolation combined with the pressure of running a business from home means some farmers are putting their own wellbeing and mental health on the backburner.
New Zealand needs to do a better job of telling its story in India, said a speaker at a New Zealand India Business Council summit.
Meat processing company Alliance has started an employee support programme aimed at getting colleagues to look after each other and keep an eye out for possible mental health issues.
300 plus rurals turned up at the fifth annual Spring Sheep Co open day at Matangi near Hamilton.
Competing in the livestock contests at the New Zealand Agricultural Show is not for the faint-hearted.
Newly elected DairyNZ director Tracy Brown says there are more moving parts in the industry now than in the whole 25 years she has been in dairy.
In New Zealand’s soils, phosphorus does a great job at growing plants but unfortunately it does the same thing if it makes it into our water.
India's dairy market has recently transformed — which is good news for Fonterra's new consumer brand in the country.
Both Massey University’s top scholars for 2019 are from dairy farming families and both are DairyNZ scholarship students.
An online stock trading platform was relaunched last week (Oct 14) to open up its national livestock marketplace to the whole industry.
Waikato Innovation Park, at Hamilton, soon home to another spray dryer, recently hosted Labour politicians and other visitors.
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