So, cows are a major source of methane but how do you measure how much gas a cow burps?
We spoke to Miraka Dairy Company chief executive Richard Wyeth about the company being a finalist for the Māori Agribusiness Award at the Primary Industries Good Employer Awards.
An innovative approach to monitoring dairy farm effluent runoff is reaping rewards for farmers and the environment.
Corporate farmer Trevor Hamilton is full of praise for the incentive scheme Te Ara Miraka run by the Taupo dairy processor Miraka.
For the second year in a row, Taupo’s Miraka Dairy company has paid at least $3 million in bonuses to suppliers for their good overall performance during the 2016-17 season.
An incentive scheme to get suppliers to the Taupo-based Miraka dairy company to produce better quality milk and adopt best-practice systems is producing stunning results.
Taupo dairy company Miraka will pay an extra $3 million to its suppliers as part of an incentive scheme for good farming practices. The scheme is voluntary.
Maori dairy company Miraka, at Taupo, is about to launch two new value-added products, one aimed at the international market, in particular China, and the other for the domestic market.
The no-show of El Nino has been a boon to farmers supplying Miraka, the Maori owned dairy company located near Taupo.