Plans to reform Fonterra's governance structure to be put to a vote.
Excluding stock from waterways will "kill" hill-country farming, says Marlborough councillor.
Farmers believe imported chicken feed is the source of a velvetleaf outbreak in maize crops, but this is disputed.
Oeo farmer celebrates 70 years of selling stock.
Regaining control of leased Maori land at all costs is not necessarily the best option, says a Taranaki Maori leader.
Pasture growth rates at the Taranaki Agricultural Research Station at Hawera have declined in the dry weather.
World dairy prices fall but the key whole milk powder price looks set to continue its slow recovery.
Fonterra's farmer owners are leery of losing voting power under new governance proposal.
Fonterra's governance proposals look like a continuing meander towards corporatisation, says Keith Woodford.
Rob Mitchell speaks to a biological data analyst with a side interest in giant-sized triathlons.
Fonterra leadership structure proposal under heavy fire from two former directors.
Farmer understanding of the issues of water quality is at odds with the scientific models, an expert says.
Waikato farmers already under huge pressure from low dairy prices have been dealt a further blow with the discovery of velvetleaf in maize crops.
Farmers are looking for rain which would combine with warm ground conditions to create an even better autumn.
An economist warns that cash flow stress in the dairy sector is likely to continue next season.
More farmers are using computer accounting packages.
Dog trainer coming to talk about training farm dogs.
In April, the new Health and Safety at Work Act (2015) was introduced for all workplaces. Like all industries, dairy farmers face new responsibilities around keeping staff safe and reducing risk on-farm.
Tararua Fed Farmers' provincial president had no farming background but grew up in a rural town.
It has been demonstrated that better grown calves and heifers have higher first lactation and lifetime production than less well grown ones. What is less certain is the extent to which the benefits of early rumen development remain through to and after calving, with heifers reared off farm.
Low dairy prices are biting but farmers advised to think long term and keeping an eye on the prize.
Adding chlorine to water was the biggest breakthrough ever in human health to prevent illness so it makes sense that food producing animals should drink chlorinated water too.
Feeding the global population is no easy feat, especially when it is expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2050.
A Dannevirke couple are not letting low dairy prices hold them back from progression.
A Rangitikei couple have poured their heart and soul into transforming a tired farm into a productive one.
The failed bidders of Crafar farms convicted of fraud and money laundering.
Managing volatile milk prices will be a focus of the 2016 South Island Dairy Event (SIDE).
The worst facial eczema in nearly two decades is tipped to drag well into May.
Fears about farmer suicide risk after rise in substance abuse and domestic violence.
Nearly every blade of grass is being transformed into milk at the Lincoln University Dairy Farm.