Cruelty to cows

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society, a lobby defending animals used in science has turned its attention to Lincoln University.

Frozen milk, anyone?

The panic buying witnessed in supermarkets all over the world has seen essentials such as milk, bread and eggs flying off the shelves.

 
Vegan milk service hits UK

OPINION: In March, the first national dairy-free milk delivery service will be coming to British doorsteps, a clear sign that veganism is on the rise in the United Kingdom.

Red seaweed 

Farmers in Australia are experimenting with adding seaweed to cattle feed in order to stop cows producing as much methane.

 
Fake Milo

Still on things green. The world’s biggest dairy processor Nestle is launching plant-based versions of some of its most-loved global brands.

Bein’ green

OPINION: Kermit the Frog was the first sing “it’s not easy being green”. Now the Muppets in the Green Party are finding out how true that is.

PETA ad turned down

Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA’s) request to erect a billboard memorialising 21 cows killed in a tractor-trailer crash in North Carolina has been turned down.

Freshwater battle

Was agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor warned about the risks posed by the Government’s freshwater proposals?

Doie, not hui

Milking It understands that at a recent Federated Farmers meeting in Wellington, there was robust discussion around farmer levies paid to industry-good organisations.

Moody cows

Mood swings are a well-known part of puberty, and it seems that’s it is not just humans. Canadian research suggests dairy cows can be moody teenagers too.

Revolving doors

Aussie farmers could be forgiven for recalling the name of their current Minister for Agriculture.

Good on Taika Waititi for winning an Oscar, especially for his brief acceptance speech during which he lectured us all on…nothing.

Greenpeace is again engaging in its favourite pastime….highlighting the state of NZ rivers and how fertiliser used on dairy farms are turning the rivers into hell holes.

Research on a herd of cows in southwest Scotland could play a part in helping humans live longer and healthier lives, scientists have said.

UK farmers are up in arms over claims made in a TV documentary Apocalypse Cow: How Meat Killed the Planet.

OPINION: National MP and senior whip Barbara Kuriger owes the dairy industry an explanation.

If someone turns up on your farm, selling Stihl 461 chainsaws, please shout out. That’s the message from NZ Young Farmers.

If you think only Fonterra is in financial dire straits... the US milk industry is reeling from the decline in dairy sales.

Have you given up milk in the name of sustainability? Think again.

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