In a follow-up to this old mutt’s piece two issues ago about Fonterra directors getting to grips with the co-op’s…
Floods in April and continuing rain are costing some Bay of Plenty farmers up to $700 per cow to repair damage and buy extra feed.
A new Maori-owned new dairy factory is being planned for the Kawerau region, modelled on the first Maori dairy company Miraka, near Taupo.
The major winners in the 2017 Bay of Plenty Dairy Industry Awards, Cameron and Margaret Bierre, see their academic qualifications and previous careers as a strength.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council welcomed 200 primary students to its Hands on Water Expo last month at Redwood Valley Farm near Paengaroa.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are encouraging open dialogue between kiwifruit growers and their neighbours as the kiwifruit spray season starts this month.
Chris Clement, 29, from Apata Group beat off tough competition from five other entrants to be crowned Bay of Plenty's Young Fruit Grower for 2016.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council biosecurity staff are warning local landowners to check that machinery is clean and stock are empty before allowing them through their gates this Gypsy Day.
The lingering effects of the devastating PSA outbreak did not stop kiwifruit growers Stephen Kenna and Phillipa Wright entering the Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
The winner of the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit Grower of Year, Craig Ward (26), says from early childhood he wanted a career in horticulture.