A2 Milk plans expansion in China, the US and Britain after raising $40m capital.
Many animal cruelty complaints are about smaller lifestyle blocks, not big farms, vet says.
A Marlborough dairy farmer has warned of a future shortage of available grazing land in the region as vineyards expand.
A tight rein on farm costs appears to be paying off for a Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF) operating under a low payout
The 2016 Waikato Dairy Industry Awards is about to kick-off with a launch event.
A dairy worker has been handed what's believed to be NZ's longest prison sentence for animal cruelty.
An end to dairy conversions is needed if Waikato is serious about cleaning up its waterways, says the Green Party.
Sharemilkers devise strategies to navigate their way through the volatility of this season's farmgate milk price.reports.
Dairy prices have risen again in the GlobalDairyTrade auction, the fourth rise in a row.
A Waikato agribusiness expert has some tips on how to trade with China.
What will Kiwis get out of the TPPA?
Warning that price risk lies in market concerns about a looming dairy commodity products shortage.
Australia's biggest dairy farm operation is being put on the market by New Plymouth District Council.
Fonterra's top salaries may seem high but at least they are transparent.
Not much can be counted on these days, but a Waikato dairy farming couple can have confidence about the end result of their farm's special effluent pond system. Andrea Fox reports.
New rules for raw milk would ensure suppliers are verified for food hygiene and safety.
Hundreds of Filipino migrant workers could be forced to leave NZ after being caught in "black market" false document scam.
Westland Milk co-operative confirms it is paying farmers $4.95 a kilogram of milksolids for 2014-15.
Tatua keeps its reputation for leaving other milk processors in its dust, paying its farmers $7.10/kg milksolids.
Dairy farmers almost give a sigh of relief after Fonterra's payout forecast rises.
Fonterra thinks China farm partnerships better than outright ownership
Tim Groser will only attend TPPA talks next week if progress is made on dairy market access.
The high costs around improving the region's waterways was designed to scare people into maintaining the status quo, Angus Robson says.
NICK ENSOR started putting irrigation on his coastal farm near Cheviot 15 years ago and is now in his fourth season of a dairy conversion, so he's better placed than most of his neighbours to cope with drought. But that hasn't stopped him from stepping in to help other farmers get through the record-setting dry spell.
Fonterra's 2015 financial results and associated announcements were bittersweet for its farmer-owners, with a disappointing final payout leavened by a 75c lift in the current milk price forecast and a victory in getting the unpopular guaranteed milk price scheme axed dampened by disclosure the chief executive got a $800,000 salary boost in a lean year.
Fonterra's surprise move to start monitoring every supplier's milk for palm kernel extract impact has bewildered farmers and led to accusations it is interfering in their farming systems.
New modelling suggests a potential $7.7 billion loss to the Waikato regional economy if tougher rules around water quality are adopted by the regional council.
The Button Family are constantly experimenting with breeding and rearing different dairy and beef cattle cross calves to add value to their 420-cow dairy farm near Kaka Point on the South Otago coast. Rob Tipa reports.
Waimate residents and an anti-coal group plan to oppose Fonterra using coal at its Studholme factory.
Dairy farmers promised minimum $4.50/kg payout to supply milk to Oceania Dairy's South Canterbury processing site.