Westpac has shaved 20c off its 2019-20 milk price forecast, citing a more pessimistic take on the international growth outlook.
New Zealand's emerging sheep dairy industry has graduated to the big league with the launch of a sheep milk toddler formula by global food giant Danone.
The dairy product price index slipped at the Global Dairy Trade auction, moving lower for the sixth time in the past seven auctions, even as whole milk powder gained.
Ireland and New Zealand are both focused on balancing the growth of their dairy sector with requirements for water quality. Their approaches are quite different, to be sure.
Fonterra's former chief executive Theo Spierings pocketed $43 million in his time in the job, based on a new payment disclosure from the embattled dairy company, it has been revealed.
Australian researchers say a pink seaweed that stops cows from burping could slash greenhouse gas emissions if they can work out how to farm it commercially.
PGG Wrightson has reported muted results in what it refers to as an "operationally challenging" year, which included the effects of cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.
The Talbot Forest Cheese brand and the property, plant and equipment of the Temuka site have been purchased by Synlait.
One of Bridget Bell's goals was to place in the top five of this year's Southland Otago Dairy Industry awards.
Fonterra - the world's fourth-largest dairy producer - will be reporting a loss of as much as $675million next month on the back of adjustments for its South American businesses, drought in Australia and heightened competition.
Fonterra said writedowns would plunge the co-operative into a $590m to $675m loss in the financial year just ended.
A company trialling virtual fencing for cows in Otago using electronic collars says tests show encouraging results.
Westpac has downgraded its milk price forecast by 20c to $6.70, citing the likelihood of the escalation in the United States-China trade war leading to weaker consumer demand in China.
It will not just be pilots training at Oamaru Airport next year. The National Trade Academy (NTA) has announced plans to establish a dairy farm school at the airport, next to the NTA-affiliated New Zealand Airline Academy.
A Balclutha dairy farmer has been fined nearly $40,000 after effluent from his farm ran into the Pomahaka River.