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.
A new screen that allows effluent to be better applied to pastures has won IrrigationNZ’s Irrigation Innovation Award for 2018.
Seventy years since inception, dairy automation company Lely remains a big influence on farming worldwide.
The Hamilton dairy biotech company Quantec won the supreme award at the recent Natural Health Products NZ annual awards in Nelson.
It's official: Australia’s best butter is made at Fonterra’s Cobden site in Victoria.
Independent dairy processor Synlait is to set up an R&D centre at Massey University, Palmerston North.
Three finalists are contesting the 2018 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year award: a dairy consultant, a district mayor and a leadership coach.
Export commodity prices have started 2018 on a firm footing thanks in part to the buoyant global trade backdrop.
A former cocktail bartender, an award-winning contract milker and a drone-flying drystock farmer will face off in the Taranaki/Manawatu regional final of the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest.
New Zealand expertise in designing and manufacturing dairy goat rotary platforms is in demand in China.
Younger generations are growing up surrounded by technology and the advancement of these technologies is ferocious.
Home-grown animal health company Farm Medix Ltd has again had the nod for its innovative products.
Dairy Women's Network chief executive Zelda de Villiers will step down from her role in May.
There's no better time than now to reevaluate how you use palm kernel extract (PKE).
A chance find of suspicious mould in hay on a Fairlie beef farm has led to the discovery of a new blue cheese culture for Oamaru-based Whitestone Cheese.
Landcorp is to sponsor the Ahuwhenua Trophy, which recognises excellence in Maori dairy and sheep and beef farming.
The decision by Lely NZ’s parent company Lely to sell its grass machinery division to AGCO and concentrate on dairy technology, particularly robotic milking, has brought about changes in New Zealand and Australia.
The number of shareholders in the dairy industry is dropping.
We need to be tough on issues but careful with people, KPMG farm specialist, agri-food, Julia Jones told an Auckland Climate Change conference.
New Zealand's provenance story is not always based on clean and green; often it relates to the friendliness of the people, says Mark Piper, Fonterra’s director group R&D.