So, cows are a major source of methane but how do you measure how much gas a cow burps?
DairyNZ's proposed M. bovis levy of up to 3.9c/kgMS is a lot higher than some were expecting, says Federated Farmers dairy chair Chris Lewis.
It's time for DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ to justify their split of the eradication costs of Mycoplasma bovis.
A 7,500 signature petition was presented to parliament last week calling for changes to NZ’s immigration laws.
One in five people interested in taking up dairy apprenticeships are from Auckland and one in three people placed in apprenticeships are women.
A billion-dollar drop in Fonterra’s fortunes leaves the co-op vulnerable to increasing competition, says Federated Farmers Dairy president Chris Lewis.
Federated Farmers national dairy chair Chris Lewis says he is looking into transitioning to an A2 herd but he questions whether the premium will stick if everyone switches.
Fonterra's $7/kgMS opening milk price is at the top end of the range seen by market followers and analysts.
Fonterra's high court injunction gagging a former director and the news media is in its second week and farmer shareholders are still in the dark.