Waikato dairy co-op Tatua Dairy has launched its speciality creams in new resealable pouch packaging.
Five gold coloured semen straws each representing a $2000 cash prize will entice farmers during the artificial breeding season.
Changing expectations of what customers or consumers want from the animals producing their products is one of the driving forces behind the new $25.68 million innovative programme for the dairy industry.
The Northland farmer to farmer learning programme Extension 350 is attracting nationwide attention.
The chair of the Mycoplasma bovis strategic advisory group, MPI’s chief science adviser Dr John Roche, says he wouldn’t wish the disease on his worst enemy.
Fonterra says there has been really positive feedback to the inaugural June round of a new Fixed Milk Price scheme designed to give farmers more certainty around their income.
Corporate farmer Southern Pastures, Westland Milk Products’ largest shareholder and milk supplier, says it will abstain from voting on the proposed takeover offer by Chinese giant Yili.
Economists are still sticking to a 2019/20 season forecast of around $7/kgMS despite the 3.8% drop in the Global Dairy Trade overall price index last week.
The New Zealand Bankers’ Association has welcomed the news that the government will introduce a Bill to parliament to set up a farm debt mediation scheme.
It's long overdue. That’s the reaction of the chair of Federated Farmers sharemilkers section to the government’s plan to introduce the Farm Debt Mediation Bill.
Rabobank is holding its farmgate milk price forecast of $7.15/kgMS for the 2019/20 season.
Fonterra’s first fixed milk price event attracted 215 farms, offering over 11 million kgMS to the co-op for $6.75/kgMS.
Ice cream and chocolate milk made from 100% Jersey milk are on the cards for the boutique dairy company Lewis Road Creamery (LRC).
Nestled in the hills on the edge of the Canterbury Plains is a small and surprisingly high tech buffalo farm.
A company that makes fence posts from 100% recycled plastics has won an innovation award at the NZ National Fieldays.
Danone has been cleared by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) to take an indirect shareholding of up to 65% in Yashili New Zealand.
A new $25.68 million innovation programme for New Zealand’s dairy industry will drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of the national dairy herd and a step-change in sustainable milk production.
The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards has appointed Robin Congdon general manager, succeeding Chris Keeping who served 18 years in the role.
Former Paralympic blade runner Liam Malone expects to inspire dairy farmers attending the South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) in late June.
A recent survey has highlighted the important role of the Rural Trust Support during natural disasters.
Dairy farmers will be on the hunt this season for five golden straws hidden by CRV Ambreed inside artificial insemination (AI) units.
The South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) is among the big dairy events of the year. Chairman Simon Topham talks about what farmers can expect at the event in late June.
The painted rock hide-and-seek craze that has taken the world by storm over the past couple of years has popped up at National Fieldays.
Rural women have stepped forward to take leadership positions in the last three to four years, says Rebecca Keoghan, 2018 Rural Woman of Influence.