Present and future environmental protection rules, whatever their final shape, are increasingly being taken account when buying and selling farms.
Proper pasture management is critical to starting spring on the right foot.
Dairy farming is all about finding a successful balance between work and life for Peter and Karen West.
A cap on cows is not the silver bullet for improving water quality.
Genetically modified grass developed by AgResearch in NZ to cut greenhouse gas is being tested overseas.
Dairy farmers have just four weeks to meet new bobby calf regulations.
Howard de Klerk discusses the options available to farmers to reduce dairying's impact on the environment.
An Aussieds author debunks the link between methane emissions of cattle and global warming
Standfirst: A Manawatu farmer has made history - Sonita Chandar reports.
Richard McCullough and wife Nadine have a two-year-old daughter and milk 700 cows on 383ha at Karapiro in partnership with his parents. They supply Open Country Dairy and calve in autumn.
:The 2017 Dairy Woman of the Year talks to Sonita Chandar about her journey of learning.
Charlotte Heald and husband Russell farm in equity partnership with family at Norsewood where they will be milking 430 cows in the coming season.
Eleven-year-old Molly Fletcher and her calf Luckie, placed 101 times across 21 shows. Molly and Luckie brought home 39 first placings and were made supreme champion four times.
About 40 people went to a riparian planting field day at Tararua dairy farm.
New Zealand's top dairy farming business is run by the Sulzberger family in Taranaki.
Last year's wet spring helped push Fonterra milk volumes back by 3 per cent.
Federated Farmers have a new national dairy chairman.
Jan and Richard Wards are keen to see what the fifth generation does with their 142-year-old farm.
It's not worth the risk for farmers to harvest woodlots on steep hill country, WorkSafe says.
An Environment Southland and dairy industry partnership is up for a national award.
The Proposed Southland Water and Land Plan will ultimately benefit farmers, Peter McDonald writes.
Analysts expect dairy prices to remain firm, despite a small drop at the latest global dairy auction.
Who says men can't do more than one thing at a time? Andrea Fox meets a farmer who knocks that idea on the head.
A new organic milk product can be traced to the Flipp family in Manawatu.
Organisations concerned with freshwater quality should work with farmers.
Keith Woodford looks ahead and sees a dairying industry vastly different from today's.
Israel runs a highly intensive, centrally controlled system to produce milk.
Synlait started the 2016-17 season with an optimistic payout but has been forced to adjust it down.
Millions of American adults think the flavoured milk comes from brown cows, but Kiwi kids aren't buying it.