The Hurunui Waiau Uwha Zone Committee (HWUZC), North Canterbury recently visited a landmark restoration project established ten years ago to learn about biodiversity improvements gained through fencing and weed control.
Establishing a collective voice and providing an opportunity for the North Canterbury community to have a say on freshwater are some of the reasons behind the formation of the Sefton Saltwater Creek Catchment Group which celebrates its first anniversary this month.
To be a good leader, you have to first know your 'why', says Ravensdown shareholder and Agri-Women's Development Trust (AWDT) Escalator programme graduate Donna Cram.
A first-time competitor, 2021 FMG Young Farmer of the Year Jake Jarman initially signed up to the contest in order to take part in the fun.
Fonterra has appointed Kate Daly as managing director people & culture.
Software specialist Company-X is acquiring advertising agency Hot Mustard's app developing business.
Dairy Women's Network is joining forces with robotics company Lely to raise awareness about milking cows automatically.
On-farm plastics recycler Plasback says its hard work over the last 15 years is now paying off.
Made in New Zealand is a feature that looks at the wealth of design and manufacturing ability we have in New Zealand, producing productive and cost-effective products for the agricultural sector. This week we take a closer look at Waikato Milking Systems, catching up with Jane Burton, head of global marketing.
Ravensdown has appointed Dr Will Talbot to the newly created position of scientific officer, supporting the chief scientific officer Ants Roberts in an ongoing programme of innovative science and technology projects.
Ashburton farmer Will Grayling has joined the Ballance Agri Nutrients board as its first associate director.
Power company Meridian has renewed its sponsorship of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA) for another three years.
Farmax, a subsidiary of state-owned AgResearch, is now a sponsor of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Fonterra’s board is flagging a number of key changes to its proposed new capital structure following farmer feedback.
Fonterra will pocket $88 million following the sale of its two joint venture farms in China.
Two Jersey cows-linked organisations have invested in a 215ha Southland farm with a view to raise funds for breed promotion.
Taranaki/Manawatu 2021 FMG Young Farmer of the Year Jake Jarman sees real value in good health and safety practices.
The world is an ever-changing place and the dairy sector plays a key part in this.
Sam Hodsell, the 2021 Otago-Southland FMG Young Farmer of the Year, says it’s critical to identify and manage workplace risks on their farm – but he and his family are also actively putting tangible measures in place to help protect people if someone does make a mistake.
OSPRI has launched a nationwide TB education campaign for hunters, providing them with the advice they need to keep themselves safe while limiting the spread of the disease.
The Government is funding a new programme to help farmers' financial risk management skills and prevent business failure.
Dairy farming can be rather isolating at times, particularly in Southland, so farmer Tangaroa Walker turned online to build a like-minded community.
Dairy Woman of the Year for 2019, Trish Rankin, says sustainable practices and picking the best team have helped her become a better farmer.
The winner of the 2021 Ahuwhenua trophy, announced this week, will be getting valuable new insights into their dairy herd's health, efficiency and productivity.