Nearly 6000 Fonterra workers are paid more than $100,000 - some 750 more than last year.
A Southland farmer has served notice that he intends to sue another farmer for knowingly selling him calves infected with Mycoplasma bovis.
Fonterra has recorded its first loss in its 17-year history, with the chief executive admitting the dairy giant "didn't meet promises made to farmers".
Dairy giant Fonterra is expected to post a substantial annual loss when it releases its financial results on Thursday, but as much attention will be on its future plans as on the numbers.
Waitaki and Waimate agribusinesses are suffering growing pains, as finding the right staff is proving a challenge.
The New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards' Southland/Otago regional organising committee has a reworked structure and two new appointments.
Scrutiny from farmers is expected next week when new chairman John Monaghan and recently appointed interim chief executive Miles Hurrell front Fonterra's 2017-18 annual results presentation.
Overall prices in Fonterra's Global Dairy Trade auction this week fell 0.7% to their lowest levels since October 2016.
Westland Milk Products has lowered its predicted payout range another 5c following a board meeting last week.
A reluctance to visit dairy farms in order to reduce the risk of spreading Mycoplasma bovis has dealt a blow to a service dishing up free meals for migrant workers.
DairyNZ and NIWA are looking for riparian planting options for farmers which benefit not only the environment but can also be used to produce fodder for stock, food for people, or even...
Under-Fire Fonterra has cut its forecast farm-gate milk price for the 2018-19 season from $7 per kilogram of milk solids to $6.75, in the face of growing offshore competition.
Fonterra Cooperative Group has cut its forecast payout to farmers by 25 cents per kilogram of milk solids, blaming increased supply in Europe and the Americas, and appetite for dairy products in...
The cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis has been found in Northland for the first time, meaning cattle will be culled in the region as the Government tries to eradicate the disease.
The content of the five charges laid by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) against Southland farmer Alfons Zeestraten have been revealed.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is refusing to comment on charges laid against the Southland dairy farmer at the centre of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak.
If you have a passion about something get involved with it, says the newly appointed Federated Farmers Otago dairy chairman.