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?

Stingy

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

Cuddly cows

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

Milk is us – not you!

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.

You would be udderly surprised to encounter a Simmental or Braunvieh running up the steps of New York’s One World Trade Center or Shanghai’s equally tall World Financial Center. 

PETA is at it again. It has rolled out Carly the cow to US schoolchildren, telling them of the complex emotional lives of cows and their suffering at the hands of dairy farmers and the wider industry.

A new audit of plant-based milk alternatives in Australia shows the category has grown by 58% in several products in two years, but health professionals are alerting Australians that not all ‘mylks’ are nutritionally equal.

It's amazing what people can find to moan about these days.

The sound of milk bottles is set to return to Marlborough.

Fish & Game took umbrage at a Milking It story on farmer Dean Rabbidge and his tweet. It says contrary to the report, F&G actually worked with Rabbidge on this wetland creation. 

Here's a pitch that will have the greenies seeing red. Intensive, high-yielding farming may be the best way to meet rising demand for food while conserving biodiversity, a new study has found.

Not a good look for Fonterra as media report on a junket by 200 European staff to a California resort town.

 

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