A Southland farmer whose herd was severely affected after eating toxic swedes last year, said he just wants the truth.
DairyNZ leader says success will come through working hard, doing a great job and taking the initiative.
Building a cow barn has allowed Tony Allcock to better feed his herd, control his environmental footprint and protect his pastures.
Canterbury and Waikato-Hauraki farmers were the big winners at the NZ Dairy Industry Awards.
Hayden Slack is on a mission to change perception that ayrshires are not a good breed.
NZ Dairy Industry Awards winners ahead of the game in driving profitability on farms, during a forecast period of low milk payouts.
Fonterra's premium offer for more South Island winter milk described as a "token gesture".
A lower milk payout will take millions from Manawatu's economy as farmers a the payout almost halves from last year's record.
A young Tararua couple reveal how they are keeping their farm system simple.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy urged the dairy farmers to work with advisors to get through the low payout year.
Fonterra asked to bring forward date of the new season’s advance milk payment to help struggling farmers budget.
West Coast dairy co-op ramping up its Canterbury presence by building a $40m plant to make long life milk at Rolleston.
Fonterra's 20 cent cut in this season's milk price forecast was met with disappointment and frustration from one Waikato dairy farming leader.
Van Leeuwen Dairy Group has purchased 24 new milking robots, to be delivered this year.
Farmers brace for a tough six months as Fonterra has announced a cut in its farmgate milk price payout.
Taranaki dairy farmers are expected to cope with Fonterra's 20-cent reduction in its milk payout forecast for the current season.
Fed Farmers call for Reserve Bank interest rates cut as Fonterra delivers "a real kick in the guts" to farmers with 20 cents cut in its milk payout forecast.
NZ specialist in global dairy market did not expect Fonterra's payout forecast to fall to its current level of $4.70.
Newspaper headlines condemning dairy farming do not necessarily reflect public opinion, says an industry leader.
New Zealand dairy farming’s adverse environmental impact and the clean-up costs have been revealed in a United States journal.
West Coast farmers face a lower payout than expected with their dairy co-op reducing its forecast price.
Two cows were shot and hacked apart with a saw on a Tokoroa farm.
A young Rangitata farm manager is proving adept at conquering challenges.
Southland's future as a leading dairy region could hinge on whether the proposed Southern Dairy Hub proceeds, proponents say.
Only handfuls of the region's dairy farmers turned up for the recent riparian management workshops in Golden Bay, Murchision and Pelorus.
Farmers are flocking to finance classes as they look to guard against more sudden changes in the dairy market.
Nitrogen leaching can be reduced by 40-50 per cent if the cows are stood off on a feed pad at a reduced stocking rate.
Empty cow rates are up over much of dairying heartland Waikato as farmers respond to a squeeze on their wallets and outlawing of inductions.
Radical change called for to the Fonterra Shareholders Council to better serve interests of 10,000-or-so farmer-owners.
Canterbury Sharemilkers of the Year show that 50-50 sharemilking is still a viable pathway towards farm ownership despite a low dairy payout.