Fonterra's plan to return $1 billion to shareholders in three years through the divestments of overseas milk pools is the right move, according to Waikato farmer Andrew McGiven.
While the majority of primary sector prices are generally strong, there are also several challenges ahead for the sector, according to the latest BNZ Rural Wrap report.
Dairy Global commodity prices have enjoyed a period of strength in September. Overall, the global market fundamentals remain well-balanced, but with several moving parts.
Over the last two and a half years, Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) has worked on a project to improve the freshwater health catchment groups from across the country, with help from the Ministry for Environment's (MfE) Freshwater Improvement Fund. One of these groups is the Thomson's Creek Catchment…
Rural contractors in Southland say the wettest spring in 30 years is impacting on already short supplies of feed.
A major upheaval in the global beef market isn't expected to translate into gains for New Zealand exporters.
Dairy commodity prices had a mixed performance in August 2021.
Federated Farmers is urging the Government not to try and push through radical reforms of the Resource Management Act (RMA) during the current pandemic.
Is it time farmers looked at workplace health and safety from an unfamiliar perspective?
Good spring Despite significant turbulence in global beef markets, pricing for New Zealand beef remains strong and local producers are heading into the spring in a great position, according to Rabobank's latest Global Beef Quarterly report.
In November wool-growers will vote on a proposed merger between grower-owned export and marketing company Wools of New Zealand (WNZ) and Primary Wool Co-operative to form a fully integrated supply chain business.
Dairy Dairy commodity prices continued to shift down a gear through July 2021.
There appears to be no shortage of school leavers wanting a career in the sheep beef and deer industry, but rather a lack of training farms.
Dairy Dairy commodity prices were mostly softer through June 2021.
Dairy Global dairy spot markets, for the most part, have been stuck in neutral through May.
New Zealand red meat exports remained steady in April with a total of $863 million worth of meat and co-products exported to global markets.
New Zealand meat producers will have to change their breeding priorities to take a full advantage of a new optical meat quality monitoring system being developed by AgResearch.
Dairy Milk supply volumes boosted almost 10% in March 2021 YOY.
Fonterra's board and management are on the road to discuss capital structure options with farmer shareholders.
Fuelchief has expanded its range with the recent purchase of the Ashburton-based Sebco fuel storage business.
It is out with the young and in with the old at the board of meat company Silver Fern Farms Co-operative (SFF).
Primary sector exporters, take a bow.
In a matter of days, kiwifruit growers organisation (NZKGI) chief executive Nikki Johnson will leave her role at NZKGI.
The 2021 Dairy Woman of the Year says her win is "pretty amazing".