Fonterra is beginning to install new milk vat monitoring systems over the next couple of years.
A Taranaki farmer’s 40-year commitment to breeding Holstein Friesians is set to come to an emotional end.
A board position with the Dairy Women’s Network has opened up as Waikato dairy farmer Tracy Brown steps down from her role as a trustee.
Marlborough deer farmer Justin Stevens has the records of all his deer dating back to 2016.
Deer Industry NZ says it has beefed-up its farmer services by appointing Phil McKenzie as its new manager of farm performance.
New research shows that it is possible to reduce traditional fertiliser recommendations for growing fodder beet – sometimes by more than half the usual amount – with no effect on crop yield or quality.
Overseer is proving valuable as a resource management and decision-making tool on Lanercost, Beef + Lamb NZ’s new farm in North Canterbury.
Jane Argyle-Reed, partner in Ashburton law firm Argyle Welsh Finnigan, and her team, outline some of the recent changes in legislation that will be of interest to the rural and farming sectors.
After travelling around the USA's mid-West, Pioneer forage specialist Ian Williams has five pieces of advice for NZ dairy farmers.
Turnips are a brassica root crop commonly used as a fast-maturing single-graze crop to bridge a summer feed gap and maintain milk production.
Farmers will soon have an app to help them make better decisions about controlling erosion and reducing sediment entering New Zealand waterways.
Delaval says its latest addition to the VMS product line, the new V310 detects heat and pregnancy automatically during the milking process.
A dairy farmer’s first and best defence against mastitis and teat-end damage comes down to one decision.
Dairy infrastructure can have a major impact on milking efficiency and the comfort of cows and milkers, says DairyNZ.
Malfunctioning cup removers in the milk shed can be a major issue, just ask Gordonton farmers John and Sandra Shewan.
A Leeston dairy farmer’s adoption of regenerative agriculture has won him North Canterbury Fish & Game’s Working with Nature Award for 2019.
Mark Ross, chief executive of Agcarm on the work that goes into providing safe and healthy food to New Zealanders.
Livestock grazing on a farm with a good view of Auckland’s Sky Tower is the story behind the latest Dairy Women’s Network visual story telling project Our People, Their Stories.
Chief executive of Overseer, Caroline Read responds to negative claims by Taranaki Regional Council.
State-owned food certifier AsureQuality is stepping into halal audit and accreditation.
Farm manager Bryan Mitchell describes as brilliant the SCADAfarm systems that allow him to remotely monitor and manage the irrigation of his 300ha of leased grazing land near Kirwee.
Matamata goat farmers Wiebe and Piety Smitstra have retrofitted their goat milking shed with a GEA WestfaliaSurge low line double-up herringbone system.
Contract milking is a good introduction to self-employment, says Northland AgFirst consultant Kim Robinson.
Now is the time to be proactive about managing facial eczema.
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