Farmers are welcoming the news that assistant farm manager and herd manager roles on dairy farms will be recognised as skilled positions for migrant workers.
The first steam from Danone Nutricia NZ’s innovative new biomass boiler plant in South Otago is expected in August.
Westpac has lifted its 2020-21 farmgate milk price forecast by 50 cents to $7.50/kg — 20c above the upper end of Fonterra’s forecast range.
New Zealand dairy farmers are off to a great start to 2021 as prices leapt 3.9% across the board in first the first Global Dairy Trade auction of the year.
A2 Milk is a step closer to taking a controlling stake in Mataura Valley Milk, but says it will be at least a couple of years before it starts making profits.
New Zealand’s dairy sector has notched up a record production milestone, despite a drop in cow numbers.
Rabobank and ASB have both increased their farm-gate milk price forecasts to $7 for the 2020-21 season, following an improving dairy outlook.
It was a record year for dairy production over the 2019/20 season, despite a decline in cow numbers, DairyNZ said.
Several protesters stopped a coal train from running by locking themselves to the tracks at Dunedin Railway Station this morning.
When Melissa Johnson first suggested the idea of selling raw milk in bottles from a vending machine, her husband thought it was a "stupid idea for hippies".
The new owners of The Natural Dairy’s first goal is to continue the “great work”of the previous owners.
Cattle herds on two Southland farms are being tested to determine whether they are infected with Mycoplasma bovis, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.
After his first job on a dairy farm at the age of 16, Jason Checketts swore he would never milk a cow again.
Two companies have been fined a total of more than $100,000 after workers suffered chemical burns during disinfection work during a suspected Mycoplasma bovis outbreak on a Southland farm.
Two companies have been fined more than $100,000 after workers suffered chemical burns while carrying out disinfecting during a suspected Mycoplasma bovis outbreak on a Southland farm.
A drop in dairy auction prices this week is being linked to a spike in Covid-19 cases and the return of lockdowns in Europe.