Proper cows!

Maternal aggression may be behind many attacks on humans by cows, say two overseas animal experts.

 
‘New’ bid to ban fertiliser

Greenpeace is pulling no punches in its ‘new’ campaign to ban synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and supposedly save New Zealand’s rivers.

Taxpayer bank?

The Government's $9.9 million loan to Westland Milk is raising eyebrows.

 
Crook

The world's biggest producer of milk, India, has a problem: at least 68% of dairy products sold there don’t meet the food standards.

Pasture Summit: You must be joking

Attendees at the inaugural Pasture Summit in Hamilton this week should ask one pointed question to the organisers: which joker thought it a good idea to charge journalists a registration fee?

The organisers of the inaugural two-day Pasture Summit have got it wrong in asking journalists to pay a $380 registration fee.

If you're stressed and have a couple hundred dollars lying around, why not try cow cuddling?

OPINION: Asia is the ‘hot zone’ for dairy and will be the next dairy goldmine, especially the markets in China, India and some South-East Asian countries.

New Zealand dairy farmers are joining the push against the alternative drink producers milking consumers over the naming of their products.

What do Italians offer as collateral when seeking loans from the Italian bank Credito Emiliano (Credem)? Cheese, of course.

Animal rights group Peta is ruffling feathers with its latest claim, alleging that cow milk is a symbol used by white supremacists.

About this time of the year, we always seem to get calls from merchants and farmers asking several versions of the same question: “Is it too late to plant maize silage in November?” 

It's crunch time for dairy and beef farmers as they decide how much the two sectors will pay, respectively, toward cleaning up the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, likely to cost $870 million over 10 years. 

 

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