DairyNZ says next month's Farmers' Forum will provide farmers with insights into practical solutions to help farmers sustain on-farm success.
A beauty therapist who turned to dairy farming has won the DairyNZ Good Boss competition.
It's that time of the year when the country's top Māori dairy farms claim the spotlight as part of the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy competition to determine the winner of this annual event. For the last two weeks field days have been held at two of the three farms in the competition and as Dairy News goes to press, a third one is taking place.
Nalayini and Chinniah, both in their 50s, have overcome more obstacles than most couples do in a lifetime.
The other day I read a couple of articles that made me think. The first, published in Stuff was on a report by Otago and Victoria Universities on the number of Kiwis at risk of getting bowel cancer because they live in areas with an elevated water nitrate level.
Ravensdown's ClearTech dairy effluent treatment system reduces phosphate leaching by an “astounding” amount, according to recent research.
Purpose-built ponds that provide a safe haven for whitebait are being hailed as a success by Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff, following the results of a recent overnight trapping operation.
New Zealand farmers are having input into the development of a revolutionary irrigation prototype as its Feilding-based software engineers seek to refine its design.
Recent St Peter’s School Cambridge graduate, Annabelle McGuire, set off to Lincoln University in mid-February full of excitement as she embarks on a Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing qualification.
Dairy farmers getting their applied nitrogen down to the proposed national 190kg/ha limit will take time, says Ashburton farm consultant Mark Everest.
Farmers must assess the milk cooling systems on a regular basis to ensure it meets requirements set out by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI).
The Ministry for Primary Industries New Zealand Code of Practice for the design and operation of Farm Dairies introduced new milk cooling standards over two years ago.
Refrigeration is a key element in ensuring milk is cooled and stored at the correct temperature and there are a range a range of products and solutions for dairy farms of varying sizes.
For Southland dairy farmers Ferdinand Vries and Stacey Young, running an environmentally friendly operation has become top priority in recent years.
Leading Australian food exporter SunRice is expanding into New Zealand with the purchase of Ingham’s dairy nutrition business.
Massey University student Sophie Ridd is this year’s recipient of Ravensdown’s Hugh Williams Memorial Scholarship.
Fonterra says new analysis showing New Zealand dairy farms having the lowest carbon footprint in the world is a result of the country’s unique pasture-based farming.
It seems basic human nature that when things are tough, we become very focused on surviving. We concentrate on doing the essential things that will enable us to get through the pressure or difficulty we are facing.
A Taranaki teenager has been recognised for his cattle handling skills, ability with a pair of clippers and all-round talent, at a competitive dairy cattle event in Southland.
Another New Zealand company has had success exporting dairy technology to China.
What started with planting some acacia trees 25 years ago has become a multi-generational passion for the Hunt family in Te Awamutu.
DairyNZ says it supports recommendations to the Government from an advisory group looking to improve winter grazing rules for farmers and achieve better environmental outcomes.
New Zealand dairy is unique when it comes to nutrition.
A breeding programme, delivering cows that milk better and are better for the environment, is progressing well.