New research will determine if there is a better way of prioritising investigation of farms potentially infected with Mycoplasma bovis.
Not compromising on milk quality is the key to good cheesemaking, says the owner of award winning Grinning Gecko, Catherine McNamara
The global dairy price index dipped slightly overnight.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown has posted a pre-tax profit and rebate of $52 million for the year ended May 31, 2019.
A prominent couple in New Zealand’s dairy industry are turning to plant-based protein for their next big venture.
The dairy industry must look forward continually to assess itself as fit for purpose – or not. So says retiring DairyNZ director Ben Allomes.
At least some not-bad news for Fonterra: the co-op has climbed to fourth-largest in the world’s dairy company rankings.
Nominations are open for two farmer director positions on the DairyNZ board.
Former Fonterra director Nicola Shadbolt is happy with the review of the director election process.
Southland farming leaders and environmental activists have called for a breather in their set-to over winter grazing practices.
Farmgate milk price forecasts remain unchanged despite Fonterra’s decision to not pay a dividend for the 2018-19 season, says chief executive Miles Hurrell.
As well as laying out its new strategy, Fonterra should make clearer how it got into this trouble, says Federated Farmers national vice-president and dairy farmer Andrew Hoggard.
Former Fonterra director Nicola Shadbolt says the recent collapse of a few dairy cooperatives should be blamed on their strategy, not their co-op structure.
Fonterra’s share price has dropped following a bleak market update on its 2018-19 financial results.
Fonterra chairman John Monaghan says the co-op remains strong at its core despite the disastrous interim financial results announced this morning.
Fonterra is signalling a full-year loss of up to $675 million for 2018-19.
DairyNZ says farmers will be appalled to hear that a kindergarten was impacted by poor winter grazing practices in Southland.
Two farm workers have been fined $24,700 for breaching effluent management rules.
Fonterra’s disastrous investment in Chinese baby food company, Beingmate could soon come to an end.
Unwavering focus on supporting farmers and the evolution of farming led to Ballance Agri-Nutrients’ 4% jump in pre-tax profit to $72.5 million, the cooperative says.
Dairy prices fell overnight in Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction, reversing the lift in the previous event.
French global food company Danone says it will spend NZ$40 million on its Nutricia spray drying plant at Balclutha to achieve net carbon neutrality there by 2021.
Farmers may think the pressure of climate change today is bad, but it will get much, much worse, says Primary Sector Council chairman Lain Jager.
While New Zealand dairy may be a big chunk of this country’s inventory of greenhouse gas emissions (about 25%) it is relatively small as a component of total global emissions, says Fonterra chief scientist Jeremy Hill.