Beset by food fads and bad science, butter’s reputation is enjoying a sustained resurgence. Southern Pasture’s new senior vice president and general manager of post farmgate operations Tom Bailey explains why boutique butter is set to boom.
Herberts Transport is a rural transport company, established in 1918, that operates a mixed fleet of around 50 vehicles, including livestock, bulk trucks, spreaders, whey trucks and trailers.
While we are used to hearing about the latest hi-tech tractors or machines winning medals for technical innovation, it seems that in the livestock sector, designers and manufacturers are also taking awards, often for developing solutions for more basic problems.
The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards has received 366 entries for its 2021 competition.
Agribusiness expert Professor Nicola Shadbolt says that New Zealand cooperatives have a bright future ahead of them.
China's domestic milk production has received a boost with the installation of the country’s largest milking rotary parlour.
Ex-farmer Daniel Payton is now using his knowledge and practical experience to help farmers make changes to their system, while retaining a viable and profitable business.
GEA says its new iCR+ cluster removers are a game changer inside the milking shed.
Fonterra is taking another step towards its commitment to having all packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Fonterra's record payout for organic milk reflects the value of being certified organic, according to Brendan Hoare, Buy Pure NZ managing director.
The IFCN (International Farm Comparison Network in dairying) has been around for over 20 years but this year due to Covid-19 it got a lot more active.
Climate change affects all of us and reducing greenhouse gas emissions must be a priority, writes Bala Tikkisetty.
It's important to know your financials and KPIs but it is just as important to know your environmental footprint and what is driving it, says dairy farmer Jolene Germann.
Both sides claimed a victory of sorts in a recent High Court case that tested the criteria for labelling phosphate rock as reactive phosphate rock (RPR) in the New Zealand market.
Cutting edge technology designed to simulate biosecurity threats has emerged from the collaboration of two Hamilton companies.
DeLaval has come away with the runner up prize in this year’s Fieldays Online innovation competition with a new milking cluster that eliminates the need for conventional liner changes.
Fonterra has joined forces with a supermarket chain to deliver what it claims is NZ’s first carbon zero milk.
Fonterra is trying its hand on growing hemp and results are encouraging.
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.