Dairy Farmer 02.06.2020

Biosecurity levy falls

Farmers can celebrate a reduction in the Biosecurity Response Levy they pay for the Mycoplasma bovis response in the 2020-21 dairy season. It has been set at 2.4 cents a kilogram of milksolids. Last season the rate was 2.9 cents/kg MS. 

Dairy Farmer 04.05.2020

Upgrade No 8 wire to No 8 fibre

Federated Farmers president Katie Milne has been in lockdown with her family but has been just as busy as ever. She says the lockdown has given agri sector the chance to rebuild New Zealand’s love for the sector that will drive economic recovery.

Dairy Farmer 30.03.2020

Fonterra is adaptable

In these unprecedented times Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell sums up the co-op’s performance over the past six months and looks ahead to how it might navigate covid-19.