A smartphone application claims to allow cows to be managed without fences and by the touch of a button.
A software providing greenhouse gas emissions measurement and scenario planning programme for the whole farm has been released.
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.
Waikato dairy farmer Ross Wallis is making a difference to thousands of people in Sri Lanka by sharing his dairying knowledge.
Dr Tony Joseph explains how to assess your soil and keep it healthy.
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.
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?
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.
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.
This past year for OSPRI has seen rebuilding.
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.
300 plus rurals turned up at the fifth annual Spring Sheep Co open day at Matangi near Hamilton.
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.
Waikato Innovation Park, at Hamilton, soon home to another spray dryer, recently hosted Labour politicians and other visitors.