Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell.

Fonterra farmers are in line to be paid a milk price over $9/kgMS for the first time ever.

East Coast Farming Expo event manager Sue Wilson. Photo supplied.

Organisers of the East Coast Farming Expo are confident the annual event will be able to happen despite stricter Covid restrictions now in place.

Kimberly Crewther

New Zealand cheese processors are welcoming a US court decision to reject Europe's bid to have exclusive use of the Gruyére cheese name.

Farmers Alex and Joy van Vugt and their family livestream their farming to Fonterra teams in Asia.

Before Covid, the Fonterra team in Singapore was always thrilled when Kiwi farmers dropped into the office during their travels and shared stories of life back on the farm.

Environment Southland chairman Nicol Horrell is unhappy with the Feds media statement.

Environment Southland (ES) and Federated Farmers Southland are locked in a dispute over the release of draft limits and targets for nitrogen, phosphorus, sediment, and E. coli load reductions in the region's rivers, lakes and estuaries.

DairyNZ says it has suggested the Government take up the option of on-farm self isolation for migrant farm workers amid a lack of MIQ spaces at the border.

DairyNZ says it has put a number of suggestions to the Government about how the sector could manage labour needs and health risks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

There is no point having the class exception if people can't actually then get into the country due to border restrictions, says Tim Mackle, DairyNZ.

Dairy farmers can now apply to recruit much needed overseas farm assistants and herd managers.

National Animal Identification and Tracing Scheme (NAIT) manager, NAIT Limited, is seeking consultation with farmers and collection agents on proposed increases to levies.

A partnership between Dairy Women’s Network (DWN) and Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust (AGMARDT) has led to the creation of a new Associate Trustee role.

If you're thinking about whether you should cull a few cows, err on the side of caution by doing it sooner rather than later, says DairyNZ general manager of farm performance Sharon Morrell.

Fonterra has dropped its 2021-22 New Zealand forecast milk collection by 1.6% due to weather constraints.

Global dairy prices have started the New Year in red hot form and ASB economist Nat Keall says a record milk price is now "a practical certainty".

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