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.

Dairy Farmer 02.03.2020

They just don’t care

Taranaki farmer and 2019 Dairy Woman of the Year Trish Rankin recently attended the annual agribusiness seminar at Harvard Business School in the United States. What she heard was astonishing. What she said shocked them.

Dairy Farmer 03.02.2020

Walking a mile in her gumboots

As the saying goes, you can’t fully understand someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. And if you swapped the shoes for gumboots, Waikato farmer Ella Wharmby could tell you a thing or two about that.

Dairy Farmer 04.11.2019

Faith, family and farming

Southland farmers Reza and Silvia Abdul-Jabbar put their faith above everything and answered the call to help after the Christchurch mosque shootings. They talk to Sonita Chandar about their experiences and farming.



Dairy Farmer 03.06.19

On Farm Story: Success in its rawest form

Northland sharemilkers Guy and Jaye Bakewell’s number-eight wire ingenuity is not only helping pay off their dairy cows faster but capitalising on consumers’ growing demand for raw milk.

Dairy, a pig of a job

Hold onto your hats folks, it could be a wild ride in the dairy industry but without all the fun of the fair.

Olympian outruns challenges

A triumph of grit over adversity will be centre stage at this month’s South Island Dairy Event.