Dairy company Fonterra announced a mixed first-half result yesterday as the strong consumer and food service result was offset by a weak ingredients business performance.
Beef prices are tracking at record levels for the month and the ``happy days'' are expected to continue for a while longer, ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny says.
Milton will be on the map at the FMG Young Farmer of the Year grand final.
When Nanny Glerup Kristensen felted a pair of boots with wool from her own sheep back in 1993, little did she know that it would grow into an export business.
A more sustained upturn in wool prices will require increased demand from China, ANZ’s latest Agri Focus report says.
Dairying in Sri Lanka is a much different scene to the lush pastures of West Otago.
New Zealand's wool market picked up at the latest weekly auctions across the North and South Islands yesterday.
Otago has recorded the largest increase in farm-sale volumes for the three months ended February compared with the same period last year.
CropLogic plans to raise $A3 million in an initial public offering and list on the ASX.
Fonterra Cooperative Group will get to choose whether to accept supply from new dairy conversions from the 2018/19 season in new legislation.
A passion for the mohair industry and a desire to share it with others has resulted in Ashburton woman Donece McEwan being recognised by fellow mohair producers.
Maximising beef production is the focus of two field days next week.
With mohair fetching three times more than sheep's wool, mohair producers are keen to attract more people into the industry.
Shares in the Hunter Downs irrigation scheme are now for sale.
Ravensdown has announced it will again make an early initial rebate payment in June, giving $20 per tonne in cash to shareholders.
Ida Valley farmer Robert Gardyne has been named Producer of the Decade for the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Golden Lamb Awards.
Testing and surveillance changes have been made around Mt Cargill, near Dunedin, after a bovine Tb outbreak in 2015.
Red Meat Profit Partnership chairman Malcolm Bailey has a simple message for farmers - ''nothing changes unless you're prepared to change something on your farm''.
Omarama Collie Dog Club president Ed Aubrey takes a break during the club's recent 102nd trials at his home, Dalrachney Station, in the Lindis Pass.
Three generations of the Bell family have been involved with the Southland A&P Show, and a member of the youngest, Georgie, won the John Robins Youth Ambassador Award on Friday night.