Women won all three placings in the West Coast-Top of the South Dairy Trainee of the Year competition.
While thousands of people around the country are facing joblessness a recruiting company is calling out for workers in the primary sector, saying there were 40 jobs in South Canterbury available now.
Fonterra chairman John Monaghan has confirmed that he will retire as a director of the co-operative when his current three-year term ends.
Kiwi dairy company Lewis Road Creamery has signed a deal with American supermarket chain Whole Foods, said to be worth up to $8 million in its first year.
Plans for a dairy training farm at Oamaru Airport remain on the back-burner as visa processing delays continue to thwart the National Trade Academy’s ability to enrol international students.
Westpac has cut its farmgate milk price forecast from $7.40 to $7.20 and ASB has trimmed its forecast by 10c to $7.40, as economists keep watch on the effects of coronavirus and drought.
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A 4.7% overall fall in this week’s Global Dairy Trade auction ‘‘could have been worse’’, ASB senior rural economist Nathan Penny says.
Westpac has revised its farmgate milk price forecast for the season from $7.10 to $7.40 on the back of stronger than expected dairy prices so far this season.
Dairy land values are being undermined by three factors that are unlikely to disappear within the next five years, a new Rabobank report says.
Port Molyneux dairy farmers Tim and Katy Button were delighted when their Ayrshire cow won the Ayrshire New Zealand South Island championship title recently.
Southland 15-year-old Chloe Thomson’s steady grooming hand earned her a win in a national dairy cattle event in Taranaki.
Lynne and Duncan Barr have spent the past few months re-adjusting their lives after being given the all clear from Mycoplasma bovis.
‘‘One of the greatest biosecurity challenges we’ve ever faced’’ - Mycoplasma bovis continues to affect farmers, but MPI is confident eradication of the disease can be achieved.
A Southland farmer is concerned the Mycoplasma bovis disease could be back on his farm, 18 months after his previous cattle herd had to be culled.