Dairy prices edged 0.5% higher in this week's GlobalDairyTrade Auction, the 10th consecutive increase.
The Sheep and Goat Dairy Project (SGDP) is to hold a workshop in Invercargill tomorrow to explore the potential for dairy sheep and dairy goats as an alternative income stream for farmers and...
Fonterra's partnership with the a2 Milk Company (a2MC) is unlikely to impact on dairy farmers in the South for some time, with Fonterra confining its a2 processing to a single site in the North...
Painful lessons have been learned during the Mycoplasma bovis response and hopefully all lessons will be used in the event of another disease incursion, programme director Geoff Gwyn says.
When Caycee Cormack left school she had intended to study physical education at Otago University, as she played a lot of sport.
This year's finest dairy farmers from the east and west of the South Island are off to the national finals in Wellington next month.
Southern milk drinkers are feeling sour after a boutique Benhar farm product was removed from several regional Four Square stores recently.
Prices in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction posted their ninth successive price gain, up an overall 0.8%.
While there is still a good selection of dairy farms available in Southland, there have only been a limited number of sales in the province compared to previous years, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.
Dairy farm owners Geoff and Beth Henderson, near Pukerau, have taken a step back to the ''old days'', when milk was delivered to the door in bottles and a token payment system used.
About 500 people saw Outram couple Cameron and Nicola van Dorsten named winners of the Southland-Otago Dairy Industry Awards Share Farmer of the Year at the annual awards dinner in Invercargill last week.
Westland Milk Products has lowered its forecast payout range from $6-$6.20 to $5.80-$6 for the current season, citing lower-than-expected sales.