37 farms have been confirmed as infected with Mycoplasma bovis by the Ministry for Primary Industries — eight in the North Island and 29 in the South.
New Zealand companies aren’t bold enough when taking innovation overseas, says Callaghan agritech innovation expert Nicky Malloy.
Southland beef farmer Ben Walling is suing Southern Centre Dairies owner, Alfons Zeestraten over the spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
Canterbury milk processor, Synlait made a net profit of $74.6 million last year.
The fall in dairy prices is showing no signs of easing.
Protecting New Zealand’s biosecurity status is paramount in the wrangle over imported American fruit stock, says Summerfruit NZ chair Tim Jones.
A new field trial in Wairarapa is using native plants to clean up farm runoff into Lake Wairarapa.
Horticulture NZ is welcoming the Tasman District Council’s U-turn on the Waimea Community Dam project.
Shane Jones’ one billion trees planting project is not ambitious enough, says the Productivity Commission.
To hit targets and ensure a flow of young talented people coming into agriculture requires connecting with everybody.
When Lincoln Agritech took on a Chinese student, Zheng (James) Wang, it didn’t foresee him becoming the company’s China business development manager.
Seven farmer candidates will fight for a position on DairyNZ’s board of directors.
Retiring Fonterra director Nicola Shadbolt is happy with the calibre of director candidates endorsed by the co-op board.
Fewer tyre kickers than previously and people there to do real business was one of the observations made at Asia Fruit Logistica, says Horticulture NZ acting chief executive Richard Palmer.
Now into its 10th year, the New Zealand Winegrower Grape Days have become a benchmark in information transfer.
Exciting new technology is now available to lure consumers to buy products, and a university high-tech researcher says New Zealand should take advantage of this.
Milk fat will earn dairy farmers more than protein in the 2018-19 season.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand says the Productivity Commission’s report on a low emission economy contains fundamental errors about the sheep and beef sector.
Water vapour is responsible for at least 70% of the ‘greenhouse effect’, while methane and nitrous oxide — New Zealand’s supposedly ‘nasty’ emissions – are “virtually irrelevant” as contributors to any global warming effect.
Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell says a clear plan is in place to lift the co-op’s performance.
A billion-dollar drop in Fonterra’s fortunes leaves the co-op vulnerable to increasing competition, says Federated Farmers Dairy president Chris Lewis.
Ag Minister Damien O’Connor told the International Conference on Agricultural GHG Emissions and Food Security, held in Berlin last week, that NZ is spending large on R&D to identify options to reduce agricultural emissions.
Federated Farmers president Katie Milne is encouraging farmers to get involved in Fish & Game NZ because it has been saying a lot of “interesting things” about farming.
There's a chance that the lamb price could hit $9/kg next month.
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