Dairy prices were firm in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction and all major products recorded gains.
A review of Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Ltd’s constitution will include looking at the tenure of directors on the board, the board size and the ratio of elected to independent directors.
A commercial diagnostic tool is being developed that will allow farmers to test for Mycoplasma bovis.
North Otago farmers Kerry and Rosie Dwyer have lodged two complaints with the Ministry for Primary Industries over the Mycoplasma bovis response.
A six-week-old heifer calf from North Otago's Busybrook Holsteins is believed to have set a New Zealand record, selling for $35,000.
The Ministry for Primary Industries says it is ``pulling out all stops'' to process existing Mycoplasma bovis compensation claims.
The impact from the US-China trade tensions on both United States and New Zealand agricultural trade, including with China, is likely to be small, Prof Bill Bailey believes.
She calls herself a multipotentialite.
Christchurch rural consultant Cam Black (25) won the Aorangi FMG Young Farmer of the Year title at the Waimate showgrounds on Saturday.
A special event is being held at the South Dunedin Community Hub next week, when 21 staff from Cargill Enterprises will graduate from a programme in workplace communication, literacy and numeracy....
Some pressure is still expected to build on global commodity prices in this year's second quarter, in line with the northern hemisphere milk peak, Rabobank's latest dairy quarterly says.
It all fell into place when Dunedin woman Kate Gray was seeking a new challenge.
TracPlus Global chief executive Trevor McIntyre is ``completely thrilled'' the company has been named as a finalist in the emerging company category at the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards.
It's still early days, but the focus is quickly turning to the dairy season ahead.
It was a Tweed in the lead in all four events at the Waitahuna dog trials.
Both beef and lamb exports are expected to break the $3 billion mark for the first time, bumping up this season’s forecast profit for farmers.
The impact of the impending Mycoplasma bovis cattle cull on milk and beef supply nationally will be much smaller than the "devastating" impact on affected farmers, Westpac senior economist...
A North Otago farmer says the way he has been treated by the Ministry for Primary Industries over a Mycoplasma bovis-related cattle cull is "quite appalling".
When restaurant delivery service Delivereasy launches in Dunedin in a few weeks, there will be a sense of a homecoming for its three founders.
Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Damien O'Connor says he is looking forward to working with farmers and industry to improve the National Animal Identification and Tracing programme.