The Global Dairy Trade price index increased 1.4 per cent at the latest auction, to touch its highest level since March 2014.
OPINION: There’s a definite need for more vet training in this country, but the Government doesn’t want to pay for it.
Faced with big potential losses with a late cancellation, the Golden Shears committee opted to draw the curtain early on next year's event.
Economists say the primary sector is being split by rapidly changing regulations and Covid-induced pressures.
While the Prime Minister and her partner say the deep south is a beautiful part of the country they have not bought property there.
OPINION: Fonterra predicting the decline of New Zealand's milk supply has been a real reality check for farmers.
Technololgy developed in Marlborough is changing the way oyster farmers across the world grow and harvest the sought after shellfish.
Premium products like First Light's Wagyu beef, Lewis Road Creamery's butter and Cloudy Bay wine lift the perception of all New Zealand food in what is known as a halo effect.
The idea that there would be suddenly a massive and radical abolition of all animal livestock to plants is just not feasible, says FoodHQ's Amos Palfreyman.
Milk production hit a new high last season, despite the national herd continuing to shrink.
A Southland Friesian herd could become the largest single livestock offering sold online in New Zealand, as Covid-19 increases interest in online livestock sales.
John Francis Williams presented himself as the vendor of animals he didn’t own, sold stock which did not exist, and created a fictitious entity.
Fonterra has lifted its milk payment to farmers for this season to the highest level since it was founded 20 years ago, which it expects will contribute more than $13.2 billion to the economy.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s office apparently “overlooked” briefing notes relating to farmer protest group Groundswell NZ will now hopefully be made public.
The $498k in funding will support a pilot project in the Mataura River catchment, delivered as a joint initiative between the rural community, Thriving Southland, and Land and Water Science.