Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says there is unlikely to be much growth in production in the dairy sector in the coming year.
The Waimakariri zone committee’s draft zone implementation programme addendum (ZIPA) is unachievable for many farmers in its current form, says a newly formed farmers group.
New environmental management rules for the Canterbury Regional Council’s Waimakariri Zone will be tough for farmers, says the chairman of the Waimakariri zone committee, Dave Ashby.
Industry leading technology will be plentiful on the AGCO site at Fieldays, says New Zealand manager Peter Scott.
Plenty of optimism in the primary sector points to a buoyant Fieldays this year, says the banking sector.
What could the tachinbo, kaizen and ishikawa techniques of a Toyota assembly plant offer to a Kiwi dairy farm? Plenty, says Jana Hocken, in fact enough to fill a book.
For Waikato sharemilker Philip Van Heuven, the farmer-grazier relationship is crucial to his business.
Former All Black Eric Rush recently inspired Northland farmers with an account of his rags-to-riches life.
Obtaining premium prices to pay for higher costs of production is the next challenge for farmers, says Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins.
Hamilton dairy biotech company Quantec has won the top award at the annual Natural Health Products NZ awards for the second year running.
Dairy rubberware supplier Skellerup is giving its support to I Am Hope, a community group.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says it is helping a new crop of talented university graduates to build careers in New Zealand agriculture.
The first regional winners of the 2019 Dairy Industry Awards have been announced.
Taranaki Share Farmer of the Year winners Jacob and Leah Prankerd say entering the dairy industry awards gave them deeper understanding of their business and taught them to be proactive not reactive.
Northland ‘Tiller Talk’ farmers Don and Kirsten Watson took a leap into farm ownership in 2017-18, moving to South Head (Kaipara Harbour Edge).
Fonterra's Western Star butter has been judged Australia’s champion butter for the seventh time.
Soil moisture is now decreasing nationwide but Fonterra’s latest Global Dairy Update shows milk collection was up 4% to December 31.
Shaun Murray is at the coalface of New Zealand’s $1 billion export infant formula industry.
Owl Farm uses proven research and good practice and, importantly, encourages young people into the dairy industry.
A total of 393 entries are in for the 2019 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards.
New Zealand and Australia share many problems in common in their dairy industries, says Professor Yani Garcia from Sydney University.
Milking technology company DeLaval says demand for the new DeLaval VMS milking system V300 is exceeding expectations.
Innovative Western Australian dairy farmers Mat and Sue Daubney have added another feather to their cap.
One in five people interested in taking up dairy apprenticeships are from Auckland and one in three people placed in apprenticeships are women.