DCANZ chairman Malcolm Bailey has been nominated for the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Primary Industry Awards.

Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) chairman Malcolm Bailey has been nominated for the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Primary Industry Awards.

Dr Harry Clark.

Farmers can expect good science-based viable tools to deal with their greenhouse gas emissions within the next five years.

Fonterra says organic milk supply globally remains in surplus and this is negatively impacting global prices.

Fonterra's small group of organic farmers are facing a drop in milk price after a record $10.26/kgMS payout last year.

Canterbury farmers impacted by the recent flood are being urged to check their insurance cover. Photo: ECan Media Team.

Farmers affected by Canterbury flooding are being urged to check what business interruption (BI) cover what they have in place.

Mid-Canterbury farmers David and Kate Acland own Mt Somers Station, near the Ashburton River gorge and the epicentre of the heaviest falls.

Canterbury is drying out after a rare red alert weather bomb dumped up to half a metre of rain across the province in only three days and caused "devastating" damage to swathes of farmland, especially in the dairying heartland of Ashburton.

Those planning trip to the National Fieldays in Hamilton next month are being urged to get their plans in place now.

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