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Traditional dairy farmers have the opportunity this month to learn from others who've taken the plunge into milking sheep. Sheep milk producer Maui Milk is running information sessions in the hope of… Audio
Fonterra's comments have come in submissions to the biggest structural change in the dairy industry for almost two decades.
Glen Herud is a dairy farmer from Rangiora and founder of the Happy Cow Milk Company which he set up in 2012, to create a more ethical and sustainable dairy model. But in April it went into… Audio
Butter and whole milk powder prices slipped in the lastest global dairy auction.
Butter and whole milk prices fell in the latest global dairy auction.
Dairy cattle numbers have increased by 69 percent to 6.5 million cows in the last 20 years. The Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, says he can't put a number on how many more cows New… Audio
Dairy NZ's three year report on the water accord was released this afternoon and shows targets have been met, but as Kate Gudsell reports there are still big strides to be made. Audio
Hundreds of Taranaki dairy farmers won't comply with the new bobby calf laws by 1 August, because they have not had enough information on the changes, says Federated Farmers.
Dairy NZ wanted to avoid increasing talk about Greenpeace's message, which blamed the sector for water pollution.
An advertising watchdog dismissed complaints the advert about water pollution was false and misleading, but one group plans to appeal.
Fonterra is being accused by a boutique dairy company of trying to stifle smaller producers, but the dairy giant says it is playing fairly.
Life is finally getting back to normal for Kaikōura dairy farmer Simon Mackle after last month's massive earthquake. Video
Synlait Milk has increased its forecast milk price from $5 to $6 per kilo of milk solids for the 2016/17 season.
The Federated Farmers Southland president has admitted his farm is responsible for the effluent spill into the Winton Stream.
Farmers have hit back at claims of widespread mistreatment of bobby calves, after footage emerged of calves being thrown and dragged. Video, Audio
Outrage over hidden-camera footage of the treatment of bobby calves illustrates many people's disconnect with farming life, Federated Farmers says.
The latest revelations of bobby-calf abuse are not a true picture of the whole dairy sector, the Minister for Primary Industries says. Audio
Strong demand for its fertiliser is a signal of farm confidence lifting, says Ravensdown.
WorkSafe is investigating Fonterra's Edendale dairy factory after two emergencies there within a month.
The annual trade deficit has hit its highest level in nearly seven years, with sharp falls in dairy exports.