Dairy prices ease at GDT

Dairy commodity prices eased 0.7% at last night’s Global Dairy Trade (GDT) event, with results mixed across the products.

Hoof disease reveals mysteries

New Zealand’s unique position with bovine digital dermatitis (DD) puts it in good stead to manage the disease in future, Massey University student Aaron Ying says.

Time for an upgrade

New Zealand’s dairy genetics database is 20 years old and no longer fit for purpose, prompting a $1 million investment to upgrade it.

Food service finds new pathway

A refreshed strategy for its food service business is being introduced by Fonterra to counter the disruption caused by covid-19 to eating out in restaurants and hotels.

Winter milk runs smoothly

Fonterra's winter milk season is drawing to a close with supply and demand balanced and little disruption because of lingering drought.

Milk comes with carbon credits

Standard milk with carbon credits earned partly in regeneration of native forest on a sheep and beef farm near Kaikoura is now on sale.

Goals keep them going

Goal-setting fuels the fire for a Canterbury farming couple’s ambitions. Tim Fulton reports.

FARMSTRONG: Opening new doors

Farmstrong Ambassador Sam Whitelock says sport has taught him a lot about learning that he’ll take into farming.