Good news for Fonterra farmers – the co-op is increasing its 2019-20 forecast farmgate milk price by 30c/kgMS.
The Government is backing a project that could substantially reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions from cattle.
Labour and accuracy were two main drivers behind LIC’s latest automation which will revolutionise a key part of its herd testing operations, says LIC’s Brent Wollaston.
The famous can of Tatua’s Dairy Whip cream in Tatuanui has had a makeover.
The World Hereford Conference will return to New Zealand after a 30 year absence.
Farmers are happy with the appointment of Fraser Whineray to Fonterra’s newly created role of chief operating officer.
The needs for animal protein in discussions on future nutritious and sustainable food systems seems to be missing from much of the rhetoric, says Jeremy Hill, Fonterra’s chief scientist and technology officer.
How we take the farming community with us and what trajectory we are on for climate change response is all open for discussion, says Dr Rod Carr, the new chair-designate of the Climate Change Commission.
The new chair of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards (NZDIA) Trust wants to use the awards to showcase NZ dairy to the world.
Taranaki farmer Mel Poulton will work with New Zealand’s special agricultural trade envoy, Mike Petersen, over the next three months in preparation for taking over his role on January 1.
A group of Fonterra farmers want an independent review of the Fonterra shareholders council following the co-op’s financial debacle.
Fonterra has appointed a NZ business leader to its newly created role of chief operating officer.
The dairy farmer organiser of a Northland protest at the Government’s “attack on rural communities” hopes such events go nationwide and across the agri sector.
The demise of Westland as a cooperative contains a lesson for all business, says Roz Henry, the new Cooperative Business NZ chief executive.
The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction overnight saw little change in dairy prices.
Māori-owned milk processor Miraka is now reporting carbon emissions for each of its 100-plus supplier farms.
The global dairy market looks set to remain firm through the coming six months, says Rabobank’s latest global Dairy Quarterly report.
Successful dairy farmer Mark Townshend has a message for young New Zealand farmers: don’t feel sorry for yourself, just embrace the changes.
Dairy farmers are being told that careful planning in spring is important for successful wintering.
Waikato milk processor Tatua has announced a final payout of $8.50/kgMS for last season, beating all other processors including Fonterra.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell is introducing a new “customer led operating model” as part of the co-op’s new strategy.
It was standing room only when at least 600 mostly farmers turned out late last week to two meetings in Timaru to learn more about the Government’s proposed freshwater reforms.
Big questions have been raised by farmers at an environmental roadshow on the Government’s freshwater proposals.
Fonterra chairman John Monaghan says the co-op's new strategy sounds simple, but the best strategies often are.
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