A dairy farming company has been fined $281,250 after a migrant worker was crushed by a trailer.
Fonterra directors have chosen former Zespri chairman Peter McBride as chairman-elect of the co-op.
Federated Farmers is backing an industry and government partnership helping Kiwis towards a career on dairy farms.
The government is underestimating the size of the labour shortage rural contractors are facing, according to National’s ag spokesperson David Bennett.
Sharemilkers have been facing the full brunt of banks as agricultural lenders try to contain or even reduce their exposure to the sector.
A $3.5 million programme aimed at helping Covid-19 affected workers into farming careers, has been launched.
Dairy companies Association of NZ chairman, Malcolm Bailey has launched a scathing attack on the European Union’s proposed free trade agreement.
Former trade minister and National MP, Todd McClay, says it’s a bit late for people to be screaming about the EU's initial free trade offer to NZ on ag.
Southland is on the knife edge as farmers struggle to grow enough feed to get their stock through winter.
Fonterra farmers producing sustainable, high-quality milk will be eligible for a new payment from next season.
Did you know that one of the world’s most expensive butters is made in New Zealand?
Waikato's newest milk processor says Covid-19 has slowed progress on the $280 million project.
A Ministry of Primary Industries report says the 2020-21 season payout won’t be as high as last season.
One of New Zealand’s largest dairy farmers says the Covid-19 pandemic presents the country an opportunity to rethink its approach to on-farm sustainability.
The global dairy outlook isn’t looking as dire as it was at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.
Fonterra farmers have received an interim report from the Steering Group leading the review of Fonterra’s Shareholders Council.
The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction overnight delivered its third consecutive positive result.
Rising milk production in the Americas and Europe, the COVID-19 pandemic and a strong NZ dollar are making it difficult for economists to forecast the 2020-21 milk price.
Farmers are taking steps to improve wintering systems despite the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions and weather events.
With thousands of migrant visas set to expire, National’s ag spokesperson David Bennett is urging the Government to act quickly to avoid a potential labour shortage for the calving season.
LIC has launched a new tool to help dairy farmers reduce their environmental footprint.
Moving day around the country appears to have gone relatively smoothly despite the disruption and uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
David Bennett who’s just taken over as the National Party’s new spokesperson on agriculture is a dairyman at heart.
Farmers and growers have won more time to appeal one of the country’s largest environmental plan changes.