Fonterra wants all dairy processors to be subject to the same milk price rules that it has to comply with under the sector's legislation, Dira.
Improvements are already being made in many areas highlighted in the Mycoplasma bovis Technical Advisory Group's report, response head Geoff Gwyn says.
When it comes to livestock disease management and on-farm biosecurity, Nait should be a priority for every farmer, Southland beef and sheep farmer Bernadette Hunt says.
The South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) is to be held at the ILT Stadium Southland, Invercargill, in June, and its theme this year is ''Creating Our Tomorrow.''
Milking deer could open up a new high-value dairy industry for New Zealand, reckons Queenstown entrepreneur Graeme Shaw, who is launching a world first, locally made deer milk skincare range.
For the fifth consecutive fortnight, Fonterra's global dairy price auction has made gains, underpinned by a more than 8% boost to the critical whole milk powder price.
Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction, moving higher for the fifth consecutive time.
Input is being sought from dairy farmers on how the dairy sector will pay its share of the Mycoplasma bovis response programme.
DairyNZ is to host two workshops for dairy farmers and one for rural professionals this month, to prepare them for the Otago Regional Council's Water Plan, which will released in 2020.
John Wilson had a hand in organising his funeral and promised us a celebration of a life cut short by cancer at 54.
Progress continues to be made on a joint venture between the European Energy Exchange and Global Dairy Trade.
Around 50 farmers attended a public meeting in Winton last week organised by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to discuss the the Government review of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act...
Synlait has dropped its 2018-19 milk price forecast from $6.75 to $6.25, following on from Fonterra's earlier revision.
John Wilson, Fonterra's former chairman who led the company through some of its most tumultuous years, has died. He was in his mid-50s.
A North Otago dairy farmer says he is in a state of disbelief after realising 60 rising 2-year Friesian heifers had been taken from his farm.
Milk production is on track to set a record this season as the risk of drought derailing it continues to recede.
Canada’s Saputo, which last year bought Australian co-op Murray Goulburn, is reportedly eyeing up Westland Milk.