Tough new animal welfare laws are on the horizon, but Southland dairy farmers are working to ensure they’re ahead of the game.
A career in agribusiness management is the goal of a Lincoln University student whose reputation as a hard worker goes before her. She speaks with Kate Taylor.
Nicky Hutchinson says gender doesn't matter in her new role as the head of the Canterbury A&P Association.
Fonterra Shareholders Councillor Sandra Cordell reveals why she is passionate about the role and the industry.
Southland's female dairy farmers will meet tomorrow to discuss how to plan for the future.
Dairy Woman of the Year award winner Katie Milne is preparing to rub shoulders with some of the best minds in business.
Katie Milne is New Zealand's Dairy Woman of the Year.
With a dynamic line-up of first-class speakers, the 2015 Dairy Women's Network conference promises to be "incredible."
Half of Alliance Group's 5000 shareholders are women and the meat company is strengthening its links with them.
Elaine Cook's journey to Dairy Woman of the Year nominee hasn't been easy, but she's never needed any extra motivation.
NZ's leading female dairy farmers will come together in Invercargill next month to discuss strategies and plan for the industry's future.
Meeting tighter environmental regulations has just got easier for Canterbury farmers.
Olivia Ross will be giving it her best shot when she competes in the Otago-Southland regional final of the Young Farmer Contest.
Around the country, pink bundles have been appearing on paddocks.
A journalist who gave rural women a voice has been honoured for her services.
Catching a farming mum like Sarah von Dadelszen sitting still is a hard ask.
After years of juggling family, farming, studying and working, Dr Alison Watters now enjoys a slower pace of life.
Attending an environmental forum has set a Taranaki woman on a path to remind people caring for the environment is everyone's responsibility.
Alliance meat processor sees women as key on-farm decision-makers and wants to improve their understanding of the co-operative.
A desire to help other women reach their potential motivates a vet to join a programme to develop her leadership skills.
Southland farmer's wife and mother Melanie McKenzie spends her downtime working.
Key figure in the slaughter, theft of 16 sheep played pokies while three friends did the dirty work.
Rural Women NZ has picked up a windfall $18m from the sale of its shares in Access Homehealth.
A Marlborough beekeeper is still buzzing over her win at this year's Enterprising Rural Women Awards.
Through no fault of his own a Taranaki farmer has become the proud owner of dozens of pretty pink silage bales.
A pilot programme to develop the skills and confidence of dairy women to influence and lead positive change in their businesses and communities begins this month.
It's a hard road finding the perfect woman. But if you look hard enough you will find her working on a Southland dairy farm.
Global cosmetic, health food and medical industries look to a small-town Kiwi business for vital ingredients.
While many Women's Institutes are struggling for members, one such group in Manawatu is bucking the trend.
An ambitious young dairy manager enjoys every day on the job.