Six Central Otago dairy farms will be sold for $61.4 million to an NZX-listed corporate farming company.
NZX-listed New Zealand Rural Land Company has bought six dairy farms in Maniototo for $61.40 million.
ASB has lifted its 2021-22 milk price forecast to $8.75 a kg/ms, saying the possibility of a record farmgate milk price for the season is ‘‘very much live’’.
Trade Minister Damien O'Connor is back from a two-week trip to the US and EU, saying good progress has been made on trade talks.
A Southland farmer has had part of his penalty cancelled after a dirty dairying incident five years ago.
Scientists now have proof that scotches the widely held belief intensive dairy farming adds more carbon to stony soils.
It is great to have a residency pathway for people working on our farms, but it’s ‘‘way too late, way too slow’’, Federated Farmers Mid Canterbury provincial president David Clark says.
A herd of dairy bull calves with the greatest potential to breed profitable and efficient replacement heifers sold for the highest prices in New Zealand this year, their breeders say.
A Southern livestock agent is calling time on career of more than 50 years and will celebrate with a ginger beer on his final day this Friday.
Westpac has upgraded its 2021-22 farm-gate milk price forecast by 75c to $8.50, citing the significant downgrade to its production forecast for the season.
The dairy industry has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a one-off residence pathway, but says it does not fully address the scale of staff shortages on farm.
Dairy giant Fonterra said its net profit dropped by $60 million in its latest financial year, driven by high milk prices - its main input cost.
A spring storm which hit the South during lambing was ‘‘grim’’ but farmers were prepared and have battled worse conditions, the head of Federated Farmers Otago says.
Acknowledging intensive winter grazing is a high-risk activity, Southland’s regional council has put an emphasis on the importance of proper planning.
The agricultural industry is being let down in the environmental regulation space, Rural Advocacy Network (RAN) chairman Jamie McFadden says.