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02 June 2016
View news from New Zealand Guilty Pleas Over Calf Abuse in New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND - The man who was charged in March this year over alleged bobby calf mistreatment offences has pleaded guilty to all 10 charges....
27 May 2016
View news from New Zealand NZ Farmers Disappointed with Milk Price Forecast
NEW ZEALAND - Farmers are resigned to another tight season after Fonterra confirmed its milk price at $4.25 for the coming season....
26 May 2016
View news from New Zealand More Charges Over Calf Cruelty in New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries has laid a second set of charges in relation to an investigation into alleged animal welfare offences involving bobby calves....
15 April 2016
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Proposes New Animal Welfare Rules
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on proposed regulations designed to take the next step in improving animal welfare in New Zealand....
06 April 2016
View news from New Zealand NZ Milk Price Futures Welcomed as Risk Management Tool
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's Federated Farmers organisation has welcomed the announcement that the Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank have formally approved NZX’s milk price futures and options contracts....
24 March 2016
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Dividends Brought Forward to Help Farmers as Profits Rise
NEW ZEALAND - Dairy co-operative Fonterra has reported a good financial performance in the first half of its current financial year, despite global imbalance in the dairy markets....
14 March 2016
View news from New Zealand NZ Launches Biosecurity Campaign After Weed Found in Fodder Beet
NEW ZEALAND - Farmers have been urged to check their crops after the aggressive weed Velvetleaf was found among some crops of certain varieties of fodder beet....
10 March 2016
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Takes Action on Bobby Calf Mistreatment
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has laid charges against an individual in relation to an investigation into animal welfare offences involving bobby calves....
08 March 2016
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Reduces Forecast Farmgate Prices
New ZEALAND - The announcement by Fonterra of a reforecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2015/16 season from $4.15 per kgMS to $3.90 per kgMS will lump more pressure on dairy farmers who will now be counting down the days to end of the season, according...
07 March 2016
View news from New Zealand Consumers Reminded of Raw Milk Precautions
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding consumers to take care when drinking raw unpasteurised milk....
17 February 2016
View news from New Zealand New DairyNZ Scholarships Attract Bright Sparks to Industry
NEW ZEALAND - Fifty-five DairyNZ scholarships have been awarded this year to Lincoln, Massey and Waikato university students as part of a wider drive to attract more motivated young talent into the dairy industry....
16 February 2016
View news from New Zealand NZ Dairy Farmers Confidence Still at Low Ebb
NEW ZEALAND - Farmer confidence remains in the doldrums, the Federated Farmers' 2015/16 Mid-Season Farm Confidence Survey has revealed....
10 February 2016
View news from New Zealand Success of Organic Milk Prompts Market-Linked Price from Fonterra
NEW ZEALAND - The success of Fonterra’s organic business has prompted the Co-operative to introduce an independent organic milk price linked to market returns for organic products....
03 February 2016
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Price Drop Shows Another Tough Period Ahead
NEW ZEALAND - DairyNZ chief executive Tim Mackle says the on-farm cash income of farmers from all milk production this season will be under NZ$4 per kgMS as a result of today’s news from dairy co-operative Fonterra that it is dropping its forecast Farmgate...
02 February 2016
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Dairy Farmers Facing Milk Price Cuts
NEW ZEALAND - Two of New Zealand’s largest dairy co-operatives have reduced their forecast farmgate milk prices for 2015/16 because they expect global dairy commodity prices to remain under pressure....
01 February 2016
View news from New Zealand Economic Cost of NZ Pasture Weeds Larger Than Thought
NEW ZEALAND - New research shows the true cost of California thistle to be close to $700 million in lost pastoral farm revenue each year and also suggests that previous estimates of the cost of other agricultural weeds has been significantly underestimated....
25 January 2016
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Expects Lifting of Iran Sanctions to Expand Dairy Market
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand-based cooperative Fonterra welcomed the country's Government’s move to lift restrictions on trade with Iran, following the elimination of UN sanctions this month. ...
12 January 2016
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Exported Record Milk Volume in December
NEW ZEALAND - Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited announced it has exported record volumes for the month of December 2015....
11 January 2016
View news from New Zealand El Niño Impacts to Hit NZ Farmers for Months
NEW ZEALAND - Recent rain has been a welcome respite from ongoing dry weather conditions in much of the country, but farmers in drought-affected parts of New Zealand will continue to feel the impacts of El Niño for months, as New Zealand's weather science...
07 January 2016
View news from New Zealand New Zealand Farmers Expecting More Tough Times Ahead
NEW ZEALAND - Many farmers have weathered difficult conditions in 2015 and the majority see no relief coming in the New Year, according to a poll conducted by Federated Farmers....
04 January 2016
View news from New Zealand Dry El Niño Summer Expected to Cause Problems for NZ Dairy Farmers
NEW ZEALAND - Data from past El Niño years suggests farmers in some regions can expect a drop in pasture growth this summer, DairyNZ has reported....
16 December 2015
View news from New Zealand New Zealand’s Dairy Food Safety in Good Shape
NEW ZEALAND - The food safety capability of the New Zealand dairy sector is in good shape according to a report released by the Dairy Capability Working Group today....
14 December 2015
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Maintains Forecast Farmgate Milk Price
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand-based dairy co-operative Fonterra has maintained its forecast Farmgate Milk Price of $4.60 per kgMS....
10 December 2015
View news from New Zealand NZ Organisations Team Up to End Calf Mistreatment
NEW ZEALAND - Seven industry associations, along with the Ministry for Primary Industries, have joined together to eradicate the mistreatment of bobby calves....
View news from New Zealand NZ Farmers Urged to Help Each Other in Dry El Niño Weather
NEW ZEALAND - Farming organisation Federated Farmers is encouraging drought affected farmers struggling due to the dry El Niño weather pattern to continue destocking as necessary, and to think further afield....
30 November 2015
View news from New Zealand NZ Farmers "Shocked" Over Undercover Calf Video
NEW ZEALAND - Two animal welfare groups have released undercover videos of dairy (bobby) calf treatment, showing what one of the organisations called "systemic cruelty and deliberate violent abuse of helpless calves"....
20 November 2015
View news from New Zealand Fonterra Exits Joint Venture with Dairy Farmers of America
US - New Zealand-based dairy co-operative Fonterra has sold its stake in the product development and ingredients business DairiConcepts....
11 November 2015
View news from New Zealand EU, New Zealand Boost Trade with New Veterinary Agreement
NEW ZEALAND - Technical amendments to the EU-New Zealand Agreement on sanitary measures in live animals and animal products have recently been made to boost existing trade relations. ...
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