Cakes were cut and sustainability pledged at both ends of the country last week with the official opening of Fonterra’s wood-pellet boiler at its Te Awamutu plant and the announcement of Stirling’s...
New Zealand Rural Land Company (NZRL) has bought another South Canterbury dairy farm linked to the Van Leeuwen Group (VGL).
Coal-free and fired by wood biomass by August next year; that is what the future holds for the Fonterra Stirling cheese plant.
Fonterra has announced plans to phase out the use of coal at its Stirling cheese plant in Otago by August next year.
Fundraising and staying connected with their rural community has helped Foothills Young Farmers to be named Best Young Farmers Club in the country.
Cows killed as raging floodwaters invaded the Buller District are washing up on the beach and riverbeds around Westport.
Otago’s ‘‘fantastic little cheese plant’’, the Stirling factory has featured strongly in the Fonterra Best Site awards.
Dairy prices fell 3.6% in this week’s GlobalDairyTrade event — the sixth consecutive auction in which prices have fallen and the largest fall since March.
A "feel good" field day near Gore next weekend aims to improve the wellbeing of young people in rural communities.
A 215ha dairy farm has been bought at Makarewa in Southland in a joint venture to "help show the value of the Jersey breed".
The Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme has been through significant reviews and, with what has been learnt along the way, substantial improvements have been made, programme director Stuart...
Significant and lasting trauma was inflicted on Mycoplasma bovis-affected farmers due to the Government’s poorly managed response to the disease outbreak, a University of Otago study has found.
In the wake of a University of Otago study on the impact of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak on Southern families - with a dominant theme of the "intrusive, impractical and inhumane" nature of MPI's eradication programme - Sally Rae tells the story of a North Otago family caught up in it.
The Government’s announcement another 200 dairy workers will be allowed into the country to help alleviate shortages is being called a token gesture by a Southland farmer.
Dunedin-created technology, designed to provide farmers with an "intelligent eye" over the health of their herds, will be launched at Fieldays at Mystery Creek next week.
Growing up in Whangarei, Rebecca Green never imagined she would one day be a farming leader advocating for women and rural communities.