A five-auction winning streak was broken in this week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction as the headline index fell 0.5%.
Unregistered raw milk suppliers have been ordered to stop selling their products after a year-long investigation by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
North Otago farmers Murray and Gaynor Smith say they feel like they’ve been branded ‘‘unclean’’ as a result of being caught up in the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak.
Strong commodity prices are not enough to make farmers happy, DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says.
A productive cow is the dairy world’s equivalent of a triathlete, ruminant nutritionist Andrea Murphy, of Alexandra, says.
Eleven recommendations have been made by a taskforce set up to respond to animal welfare issues associated with winter grazing practices.
An expanding Glenavy dairy plant wants to build a 7.5km pipeline to discharge treated wastewater to future-proof its current land-based wastewater disposal.
Milking once a day year-round has both environmental and financial benefits, Dipton dairy farmer Jim Andrew says.
An Invercargill Blue River Dairy manager believes the company is changing the face of the New Zealand dairy industry and recent recognition adds support to such a view.
Fonterra has announced a partnership between Farm Source and ecological consultancy Wildlands to reduce the cost of on-farm native planting.
An impassioned plea was made to Fonterra chairman John Monaghan to stand down at the co-operative's annual meeting in Invercargill yesterday, following "disastrous" financial results.
While there are more big strategic decisions ahead for Fonterra this year, chairman John Monaghan is "very confident" in the progress the co-operative is making.
Julie Skedgwell, (16), of Tuatapere, got a hug from her mum and a dinner out after becoming reserve champion in a national dairy judging competition in Hastings recently - despite being extremely...
A recent modest slowdown in production has been cited as one possible reason for healthy gains in this week's GlobalDairyTrade auction.
The Sherriff family is busy transitioning cows from grass to dry feed, as the New Zealand Agricultural Show approaches.
Mid Canterbury farmers continue their battle with Mycoplasma bovis and, in some instances, still facing ongoing battles to get compensation claims paid.
Economic modelling by DairyNZ has shown proposed new freshwater regulations could lead to a fall in New Zealand's GDP of $6billion by 2050, Southland being one of the hardest hit regions.
An independent Technical Advisory Group (TAG) believes achieving eradication of Mycoplasma bovis is still feasible.