DairyNZ chair Jim van der Poel.

Dairy farmers are being asked to approve a levy of up to 3.9 cents/kgMS over the next two seasons to pay their share of the Mycoplasma bovis eradication effort.

 
 
 
Government funding has been allocated to keep Telford running.

Balclutha's troubled Telford agricultural training institution has been thrown a one-year lifeline by the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), Invercargill.

Greg Campbell.

OPINION: We all know that overuse of fertiliser harms the environment, but that shouldn’t mean fertiliser becomes a dirty word.

Darfield farmer Peter Abrahamson was a fan of fertigation (fertilisation of crops and pasture by liquids fed through irrigation systems) even before he could irrigate.

Waikato cheesemaker Albert Alferink is no stranger to specialty cheese awards — but now his skills have put him on the global stage.

Being in an industry filled with so much passion is an aspect of dairying which Dairy Women's Network chief executive Jules Benton loves after nine months in the job.

DairyNZ's proposed M. bovis levy of up to 3.9c/kgMS is a lot higher than some were expecting, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.

Dairy prices extended and quickened their ascent at last week’s GDT auction and were stronger than anticipated, says BNZ senior economist Doug Steel.

 

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