''I think I would rather have cancer than Mycoplasma bovis.''
Fonterra has appointed the current chief executive of Mercury Energy, Fraser Whineray, to its management team in the newly created role of chief operating officer, starting in early 2020.
New Zealand shares rose in quiet trading, led by Fonterra Shareholders' Fund units which hit a four-month high as investors and suppliers take some confidence in the dairy processor's new strategy.
Careful planning in spring is an important part of successful wintering and it starts with choosing the right paddocks to grow winter crops in, DairyNZ South Island head Tony Finch says.
Fonterra has posted a net loss of $605 million for the July year, slighly better than expected, after foreshadowing more than $820m in writedowns mainly on its offshore businesses.
Fonterra announced yesterday it has sold its half-stake in DFE Pharma for $633million, to the global CVC Strategic Opportunities private equity fund.
A boutique sheep-milking operation on the edge of Ashburton town is making cheese in the district while the sun still shines.
A former employee of Whitestone Cheese in Oamaru has been awarded $21,000 after the Employment Relations Authority found she was unjustifiably dismissed.
Yili Group, owner of Oceania Dairy in South Canterbury and new owner of Westland Milk Products, has released half-year results showing year-on-year increases in operating revenue and profit...
Fonterra said it had sold its 50 per cent share of DFE Pharma for $633 million to a private equity company, CVC Strategic Opportunities.
DairyNZ and research partners including Lincoln University are exploring flexible milking options, including variations of three milkings over two days, which some Southland dairy farms are already...
Three young offenders at Te Maioha o Parekarangi - an Oranga Tamariki Youth ran Youth Justice residence in Rotorua - are learning how to become dairy farmers.
Lynne and Duncan Barr are happy it's spring, there are calves to feed and work to be done on their dairy farm at Ealing, in Mid Canterbury.